Episode

9/24 Frank Rich: Donald Trump is Saving American Democracy

September 24, 2015

Writer-at-Large for New York Magazine and Executive Producer, VEEP Frank Rich explains why the Mainstream fails in covering Donald Trump. Why you need to read comedic fiction in order to understand Trump. Public pranks and Donald Trump. Trumpism and the base of the Republican Party. Why Republican voters do not want Republican establishment candidates and why the Republican Party has no core only sugar daddies.

On The Fun Half: there are cool homeschoolers, is the Hunger Games right wing? SE Cupp twists herself into hilarious knots defending Ben Carson’s anti Muslim bigotry. We listen to the best Masshole accent ever. Random Rush. What another government shutdown would mean and your calls and IMs.

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