Mickey implores Bob: “Leave Biden alone!” Bob proves incapable.
Democrats’ surprisingly good Senate race poll numbers
Mickey: Immigration numbers are climbing, but the media isn’t covering it
The downsides of framing US foreign policy as a “struggle against autocracy”
How courageous was Pence on January 6?
Did Trump both plan and fan the violence on January 6?
Mickey: Trump and DeSantis are neck and neck as 2024 prospects
Will Biden lift Trump-era tariffs on China?
Bob: Ukraine may soon run out of ammo for its Soviet-era artillery
Parrot Room preview: Exciting child tax credit news, Jeffrey Epstein news, a new angle on the Dave Weigel affair, Stanford eliminates fun, a deep dive into Bob’s views on consciousness, the dating habits of Richard Spencer, the US Open, Bob pummels an NYT headline, the Proud Boys, and Kurt Gödel
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Posted:Jun 17, 2022
Stephen Wertheim’s Atlantic piece, “The One Key Word Biden Needs to Evoke on Ukraine”
Pod Save America
Branko Marcetic’s Jacobin piece, “Hillary Clinton’s Terrible 2016 Campaign Has Made It Even Harder to Deal With Russia”
Jack Goldsmith’s book, In Hoffa’s Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth
Byron York’s Washington Examiner piece, “Facing the Eastman memo”
The New York Post editorial, “Donald Trump, Democrats are obsessed with 2020 — GOP should look to the future”
Peggy Noonan’s WSJ piece, “Trump Voters Need a New Direction”
John Ellis’s piece, “History in the Making”
Matt Stoller’s Guardian piece, “The US baby formula shortage isn’t bad luck. It was completely preventable”
Nonzero (The Wright Show) | Jun 17, 2022 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss Bob Menendez’s corruption indictment, the issue that could sink Trump’s campaign, the mystery of America’s open border, the state of Ukraine’s international support, and more. The Glenn Show Is it possible to implement a fairer version of affirmative action without jettisoning race from the process entirely? Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, and literary scholar Tyler Austin Harper debate the question. The DMZ What does Rep. Boebert’s groping, the end of the Senate dress code, Kristi Noem’s alleged affair, and VA state legislative candidate Susanna Gibson’s online sex side hustle have in common? Maybe nothing? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss on this week’s DMZ. The DMZ Is Speaker McCarthy steering the government towards shutdown or
is there a method to his madness? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss on this week’s DMZ. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss Walter Isaacson’s Elon-Ukraine walk-back, Biden replacement theories, Romney’s retirement, Ukraine war developments, and more. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and political scientist Shep Melnick discuss attempts to use old civil rights law to protect new identity categories. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss Americans’ economic pessimism, punishments for January 6 rioters, why Russia may be ready for peace talks, and more.
The Glenn Show Glenn and John debate Glenn’s decision to record an episode with political scientist Carol Swain, who claims that Democrats stole the 2020 presidential election from Donald Trump.