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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.
- Impeachment Hearings Begin: Choose Your Quest... - Deval Patrick is in, Sanford is out - Rudy Has A Podcast? - Economic fear receding? - Andrew Yang bombed his Breakfast Club interview - Interview with Brian Sack - The return of a beloved segment we haven't seen for a while. Involving a Poll.
Wait, is it for real this time? Bloomberg is rumored to be filing paperwork on a 2020 run. We bring in Jo-Ellen Pozner to discuss the NYC mayor and his chances. The New York Times and Washington Post got advanced copies of the Anonymous Senior Trump official book Warning, we review the reviews. And finally a chat about the Democratic Primary debate threshold with Debate Tracker (@TrackerDebate) which is awesome because Justin found someone more obsessed with them than he is.
We review the magical and calamitous ride of Beto O'Rourke from 2018 to his exit from the presidential race. Donald Jr. unmasks the whistleblower while selling books. What does Kentucky going blue mean for Trump and Mitch? Is Quid Pro Quo the right goal for Dems? Andrew Heaton joins the show to talk the rise and fall of Betomania and we make some guesses on his future and FINALLY we break down the biggest financial disasters in 2016.
GONG! Hear Justin's first reaction to the news that Beto O'Rourke is no longer running for president. Is the Impeachment Process meddling with the 2020 Primary more than anything Trump could do in Ukraine? How Warren's opponents will attack her Medicare for All rollout. An interview about the rise of populism with Joe Lownz co-author of "Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-wing Politics of Precarity". Mailbag!
How will the formalization of the impeachment process affect the Democrats chances of impeaching Trump? What lessons can be learned from 1998? Is Joe Biden a dead man walking at the tides turn on his Iowa and New Hampshire poll numbers?
With the blockbuster statements by Ukraine envoy Taylor now public, Justin takes a few guesses on how Trump will try and bat it back. Tom Merritt joins to discuss the wildest week in Brexit and what will happen going forward. JuRY breaks down the Yang Playbook from the crafting of his image to the cultivating of his audience.
Justin talks about the Bill Taylor testimony and if it is hurting the democrats that it is not live on television. An interview with Rose McDermott about the psychology of politics and why it might be a bad match for online conversation.
Justin breaks down the Ohio debate and has some words for the frontrunner Elizabeth Warren. We remember the most pivotal endorsement of the last 20 years in light of AOC's decision to back Bernie. Dave Levinthal from the Center for Public Integrity breaks down the official Q3 fundraising numbers and reveals a candidate whose campaign might already be broke. We are then joined by The Political Orphanage's Andrew Heaton who helps us brainstorm names for candidate fanbases.
We break down tonight's debates and add a few predictions. Last minute Brexit developments. Hunter Biden speaks! An interview with Susan Merriam (co-founder The Center for American Politics and Design) about campaign posters and logos. Bonus: a recording from the DragonCon live show featuring ImprovWars.com.
There is only one question that can move the impeachment process and only Rowdy Roddy Piper can answer it. My mom breaks down all the 2020 candidates. Elizabeth Warren is your new frontrunner as impeachment melts Joe Biden. Bernie out of the hospital after heart attack but how hard will be push when he returns to the road? A discussion of China and the recent spate of actions against by the NBA and Blizzard to protect business relations with Scott Johnson and Brian Ibbot of The Morning Stream.
Justin recaps the latest on the state department refusing to the let the EU ambassador testify, the new capitulations to Turkey, signs that Hillary Clinton is going to run for president and an interview with Professor Danagal Young about the dangers of covering politics like a sport.
Bernie's campaign suspension, Trump's massive money machine, Yang gets the last laugh
Hillary resurfaced on Colbert last night, does that mean she's running? Massive fundraising numbers for Bernie and Mayor Pete. An interview with Lee Drutman a Senior Fellow at New America and the author of The Business of America is Lobbying.
Special episode recapping the insane week that has led us here. We break down all the possible glory and peril for the following folks: Nancy Pelosi Donald Trump Joe Biden Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren The rest of the 2020 Dems Robert Mueller The Whistleblower
Justin's immediate reaction to the impeachment news and our interview with Geraldo Cadava about why 30% of hispanic voters are bedrock Republicans.