David Frum returns to the pod to talk with Matt about his new essay at The Atlantic, “Uncancel Woodrow Wilson.” David and Matt also discuss the GOP torpedoing an immigration enforcement deal.
Matt Lewis & the News
On this rare solo episode, Matt settles some family business, err, talks about a few things on his mind.
Tom Nichols, staff writer for The Atlantic, talks with Matt about the right-wing’s theory that Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce, and the NFL are involved in some Deep State plot to re-election Joe Biden. They also talk about Donald Trump’s campaign to stop a bipartisan border deal from passing.
Why did Nikki Haley wait until AFTER losing New Hampshire to start effectively mocking Donald Trump? Friend of the show, Guy Denton, joins Matt to posit some theories.
Veteran political strategist Mike Murhpy talks about Nikki Haley’s chances in New Hampshire, including what she has gotten right and what she has gotten wrong.
Bill Scher of Washington Monthly talks with Matt about Donald Trump’s victory in Iowa, and whether it suggests the Republican primary election is already over before it started.