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
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury, Sabrina Salvati, and LaJuan Loury break down comic and podcaster Jimmy Dore’s contentious interview with 2024 presidential candidate Cornel West. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss the Semafor Iran influence story, Biden’s socio-economic bad omens, a Menendez non-resignation theory, next week’s Parrot Room finale, and more. The DMZ On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis give their thoughts on the second Republican presidential primary debate. (Spoilers: It was bad.) 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.