This week, on The Program Formerly Known as
TWiB: Why Matt is dreading going to the Conservative Political Action Conference. How will the CPAC crowd respond to the presidential candidates? Will Romney run right or run center in the general? And Bill and Matt try to figure out why Ann Coulter, Matt Drudge, and Jennifer Rubin all seem to be in the tank for Romney. Play entire video
Posted:Feb 3, 2012
The Week in Blog | Feb 3, 2012 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and economist Laurence Kotlikoff discuss whether current US inflation rates will send us into a longterm crisis. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the comic’s recent criticisms of the Democratic Party. Culturally Determined Mike Watson talks about his new book, The Memeing of Mark Fisher: How the Frankfurt School Foresaw Capitalist Realism and What To Do About It. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate whether recent behavior by Representatives Paul Gosar and Lauren Boebert is worthy of a formal censure. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss the role of race in crack and powder cocaine sentencing disparities in the 1980s and 1990s. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss why the delayed effects of inflation fixes may not pay off in time for Biden. The Wright Show
Stephen Kinzer, author of
The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War,
explains how the CIA’s organizational structure leads to interventionism around the world.
Culturally Determined Seth Simons, whose newsletter Humorism covers comedy from the left, argues that Saturday Night Live is conservative.
The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss who will claim ideological leadership of the Republican Party.