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Summary: Justin Robert Young announces his intention to dissect the run for the White House. Just think, while you been getting down and out about the liars and the dirty dirty cheats of the world you could have been getting down to this sick beat.
Justin does a deep dive into Beto O'Rourke's (5-1) electoral history searching for strengths and weaknesses. PLUS Did the Beto bump help Bernie? Is Biden's launch going to be over scrutinized? Mayor Pete makes the Poll Dance! Your emails and more!
Randy Murray of Randy Murray Productions tells Justin the behind the scenes stories of the 2018 viral Paul Gosar family ad in which all of Gosar's siblings denounced their brother and endorsed his rival. They also discuss the eight years Murray spent making a Joe Arpaio documentary. Finally, we get the rules for how to make a great negative political ad. TakePoliticsSeriously.com
We go back in time and examine Joe Biden's history of running for president. Is Ann Coulter a liberal anti-hero? Can Justin finally explain the Trudeau scandal? Poll Dance. Your emails and more!
Mike Socolow is an associate professor at the University of Maine and a Fulbright Scholar at the News and Media Research Center at the University of Canberra. He has written for a number of print and newspaper outlets as well as CNN. We talk about how the business of journalism has changed and why understanding how the news is made explains a lot about why it's been broken lately. Layoffs! Retail collapse! OJ Simpson! Justin's vicious bias against television news! Twitter! The longevity of radio and more!
Justin has some Bernie hot takes, Joe Biden is close to launching, the House Dems are in revolt and MORE!
Melania's "I Don't Really Care" coat, Kamala Harris' weird aunt jacket and Beto's aging hipster lewks. Politicians are saying more with fashion today than ever and Jo-Ellen Pozner of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University breaks it all down for us. Everyone wears something (or doesn't wear something in the case of Jim Jordan) for a reason, find out what it is in this interview.
An audio tour through the Cohen testimony. A mixed week for Bernie. A new pledge for Liz. A non-aggression pact. A BIG FAT 2020 Primary Poll and your emails!
Is the murderous MBS the key to a two-state solution? Is Iran planning guerilla warfare in the United States should they be invaded? Should the 2020 Dems promise to rescue the Iran Nuclear Deal? These questions and more are discussed with Louis Shubert who teaches political science with a Middle East specialty at City College of San Francisco.
Bernie is running and JuRY has a bold prediction. Mueller report dropping next week? Smollett! McCabe! North Korea! Ranch Dressing! Poll Dance and Your Emails!
Want to criticize Israel? How about Sheldon Adelson? George Soros? Do you not want to be an anti-Semite? Listen to Justin chat with Rabbi Shalom Bochner for a primer on hate, tropes and modern politics.
Trump declares national emergency for a Wall. Dems now have a new purity test. Beto for Senate? McCabe tried to kick Trump out with 25th Amendment. Biden in? Poll Dance! But Your Emails!
2016, the midterms and 2020... how will a state that voted for Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz in the primaries and then Donald Trump in the general react to the 2020 primaries? We dig into how the state gets it's news, what issues moved the midterms and who is a front runner in this conversation with University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee Professor Michael Newman.
Dave Levinthal from the Center for Public Integrity talks about why a pledge to not take corporate PAC money isn't exactly a big deal, why the FEC is toothless and how small money donations have revolutionized fundraising.
Jack Allison (Struggle Session, JackAM) joins JuRY to discuss the horrendous state of political comedy. Jack formerly wrote for Jimmy Kimmel, Funny or Die and brings a great perspective as to why we are in the mess we're in.
Justin is out and then in again on Schultz. Kamala is off to a hot start. Don't count Bernie out. AOC primaried? POLL DANCE! YOUR EMAILS!