Mickey’s ingenious—and not at all far-fetched—solution to the Kamala problem
Failures to unravel the Gordian knot of gun control
Has Biden’s approval hit rock-bottom? Mickey hopes not
The most plausible path to a ceasefire in Ukraine
The Hillary Clinton-Cold War II connection
Hillary lawyer Michael Sussmann acquitted
Trump aide Peter Navarro indicted
Inflation and Omicron: good news, bad news for Biden?
Parrot Room preview: Depp-Heard verdict, the Ben Wittes defense of Michael Sussmann, what’s up with Tucker Carlson’s son?, Sheryl Sandberg’s political ambitions, prospective chief of staff replacement’s Harvey Weinstein problem, Ann Coulter starts a Substack, Freddie deBoer gets Ben Smith’d, making heads or tails of rising non-binary rates, Ukraine War spin, Dead End, Undone, Severance
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Posted:Jun 3, 2022
Nonzero (The Wright Show) | Jun 3, 2022 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Manhattan Institute President Reihan Salam discuss the post-George Floyd political realignments that may currently be underway in the US. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis assess the outlook for the case against Trump in the wake of the FBI’s raid on Mar-a-Lago. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright, Jonah Goldberg, and Mickey Kaus debate the merits of putting commitment to an institution ahead of one’s personal brand. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss whether a win for abortion rights in Kansas indicates broader midterm gains for Democrats. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, and economist Richard Wolff debate the relative merits of planned economies and free markets, as well as the rights of workers to determine the fate of the companies they work for. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman assess the wisdom of the House Speaker’s trip to Taiwan. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and physicist Stephon Alexander, author of Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics, discuss the racial achievement gap in quantitative fields and how it might be closed.
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the argument for Biden bowing out of the 2024 race.