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The Bulwark Podcast
Charlie Sykes and guests discuss the latest news from inside Washington and around the world. No shouting, grandstanding, or sloganeering. Conservative, conscientious, and civil.
September 16, 2021
Scott Gottlieb: How COVID Crushed Us
On today's podcast, former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic."Special Guest: Scott Gottlieb.
September 15, 2021
Stuart Stevens: It Was Worse Than I Thought
On today's podcast, veteran political consultant Stuart Stevens joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Trumpifciation of the GOP; the upcoming mid-terms; the biggest threat to the Biden presidency; and the new paperback edition of his book, "It Was All a Lie."Special Guest: Stuart Stevens.
September 14, 2021
George Will On Our Unruly Torrent
On today's podcast, George F. Will joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss writing, history, education, politics, history, and Nicki Minaj. His new book is "American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent."Special Guest: George F. Will.
September 13, 2021
Olivia Troye on Stephen Miller's Bigotry
On today's podcast, Olivia Troye joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss GWB's 9/11 speech, Chris Christie, the fight over refugees, and the looming COVID winter.Special Guest: Olivia Troye.
September 10, 2021
Tom Nichols on Confronting the Crazies
On today's podcast, Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Chris Christie; the Biden mandates; the thirsty politicians of Ohio; and our deeply unserious politics.Special Guest: Tom Nichols.
September 9, 2021
Bill Kristol on 9/11, Twenty Years Later
On today's podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the 20th anniversary of 9/11; TFG's thoughts on Robert E. Lee; the new politics of abortion; and the normalization of political violence.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
September 8, 2021
Ashley Allison on Holding the Democratic Coalition Together
Amanda and Ashley talk about what's up with Texas, Biden Agenda, and COVID overhang.Special Guest: Ashley Allison.
September 7, 2021
Asha Rangappa on the J6 Domestic Terror Threat
Guest host Amanda Carpenter is joined by Asha Rangappa, where they wonder what happened to COVID testing, go deep on J6 records requests, and talk about the Texas abortion law.Special Guest: Asha Rangappa.
September 3, 2021
Tim Miller Braces for Cold Joe Fall
On today's podcast, Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to answer the question: what opinion are you most nervous about expressing in public? (Plus, Biden's polls, abortion, and the future of Never Trump.)Special Guest: Tim Miller.
September 2, 2021
James Hohmann on the Dangers of a Rogue Military
On today's podcast, the Washington Post's James Hohmann joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the pro-life movement's Catastrophic Victory; the dangerous strain of thought in the military about civilian control; and Joe Biden's empathy problem.Special Guest: James Hohmann.
September 1, 2021
David Jolly on the GOP's Gangster Politics
On today's podcast, former congressman David Jolly joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Kevin McCarthy's threat against telecom companies; SCOTUS and the future of abortion, Biden's Afghanistan speech; and how the Dems could take down Ron DeSantis.Special Guest: David Jolly.
August 31, 2021
Amanda Carpenter on The Day After
On today's podcast, Amanda Carpenter joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the final plane out of Kabul; the GOP's sedition caucus, and why Democrats need not to screw up.Special Guest: Amanda Carpenter.
August 30, 2021
Russell Moore on the Evangelical Future
On today's podcast, Dr. Russell Moore joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the challenge that "cultural Christianity" poses to genuine Christian witness.Special Guest: Russell Moore.
August 27, 2021
Tim Miller: Peeling the Onion of Awfulness
On this weekend's podcast Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss horse deworming medicine, the Nirvana baby, Joe Biden's prickly presser, and the cynical politics of Afghanistan.Special Guest: Tim Miller.
August 26, 2021
Karen Tumulty: How Presidents Survive
On today's podcast, the Washington post's Karen Tumulty joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about Kristi Noem, the debate over refugees and vaccines, and the history of presidential FUBARS.Special Guest: Karen Tumulty.
August 25, 2021
David Priess: Was It An Intelligence Failure?
On today's podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss mosquitos, vaccines, and whether Afghanistan represented a failure of intelligence... or policy.Special Guest: David Priess.
August 24, 2021
Amb. Eric Edelman on the Catastrophe in Afghanistan
On today's podcast, Ambassador Eric Edelman, a former undersecretary of defense for policy, joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the collapse of Afghanistan, the future of terrorism, and the damage to America's reputation.Special Guest: Eric Edelman.
August 23, 2021
A.B. Stoddard: Democrats Face the Headwinds
On today's podcast, A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Biden's polls, Pelosi's challenge, and GOP crackpottery.Special Guest: A.B. Stoddard.
August 20, 2021
Bill Kristol: How Bad Will It Be?
On today's podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to react to President Biden's Friday afternoon statement, and to discuss the possible outcomes of the fall of Afghanistan.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
August 19, 2021
Sarah Longwell: What Biden Needs To Do Now
On today's podcast, Sarah Longwell joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Biden's latest comments on Afghanistan; the politics of refugees; and Ron Desantis's base play.Special Guest: Sarah Longwell.