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Rick Wilson's Enemies List
The Right President At The Right Time
Joe Biden has surpassed many people's expectations and had big legislative wins in his first two years. Rick and guest, Joe Trippi, discuss Biden's successes and the challenges ahead. And it seems this week's entry on the Enemies List has not taken Rick's advice to get their "shit together."
March 29, 2023
Trump's "Final Battle" and the Long Road to '24
Where will Trump's "Final Battle" lead America and the GOP primary? Is DeSantis about to launch his campaign or self-destruct? Rick, Reed, Joe, and Stuart debate whether there's a path forward for anyone not named Trump and to what lengths Trump will go to make sure that doesn't happen.
March 28, 2023
Bill Kristol: Extremism In The Republican Party
This week former Republican Bill Kristol joins Ken to discuss the Republican Party's evolution (devolution?) over recent years and the forces that allowed for this extremist change.
March 28, 2023
Trump With Supreme Court
It’s Not About Delay. It’s About Obstruction And Destruction.
Trump isn't attempting to delay criminal investigations into his conduct, writes Teri Kanefield; he's working to derail and destroy them. People praising his successful "delay tactics" are missing that in Court, as in the 2020 election, he is a loser.
March 27, 2023
Rick Wilson's Enemies List
Where Does The Courage Line Fall
If five Republicans had the courage to stand up for the American people, the House could continue to make progress, but they are nowhere in sight. Rep. Eric Swalwell joins Rick to discuss the House with McCarthy in charge. And Rick's entry on The Enemies List must choose between a candidate and the Country.
March 27, 2023
Remembering WACO
There are no accidents when it comes to the locations Trump chooses for his rallies. Playing the victim, exploiting the Branch Davidian tragedy in Waco, TX, and using it to enrage and incite his MAGA horde is exactly what we should have come to expect.
March 24, 2023
That Trippi Show
There's Only One Way Out For Donald Trump
Why does Joe think there's only one way out for Trump from not one, two, or three... but SIX ongoing investigations? And why does Trump, deep down, really WANT to get arrested? Plus, why "Rob" DeSantis' chances of winning a primary are gone.
March 24, 2023
Trump Mouth DeSantis
The Week The 2024 Primary Ended
After spending the past week scrambling to defend Trump while attacking DA Alvin Bragg, Republican 2024 hopefuls have shot themselves in the foot instead of making a defiant stand against their most powerful opponent.
March 23, 2023
Stop Racism Poster
Wake Up, Republicans; Americans Think It’s Good To Be Woke
Republicans' efforts to weaponize the term "woke" have failed. It seems being "woke" aka practicing basic empathy is actually what Americans want to be.
March 23, 2023
Rhetorical Tricks New
Trump Might Still Be Awaiting Indictment, But Stormy Daniels Has Already Won.
With Trump's indictment looming, the culmination of a 17-year battle is upon us. But Jen Mercieca writes that we don't need to wait to see who won in the grand scheme. Way to reclaim your humanity, Stormy Daniels!
March 23, 2023
The Sweet Healing Power Of Justice
Chaos agents want their trumped-up storyline of outrage and political persecution to intimidate Americans. Steven Beschloss recommends we not take the bait.
March 23, 2023
Rick Wilson's Enemies List
The Network That Is Eating America Alive
With Fox News lies exposed, Judd Legum, publisher of Popular Information joins Rick to discuss the lawsuit that has them on their heels. And Rick is hoping to see this week's entry on The Enemies List in pinstripes other than the tailored kind.
March 22, 2023
The Dangers of QAnon
In his new book, Trust the Plan, Will Sommer details QAnon’s journey into the mainstream. On BTB, Will joins Ken to drill down on the dangers of Q and how we can get those lost in the Q-World out.
March 21, 2023
Trump ugly
Trump Said He Will Be Arrested On Tuesday (And A Free Novel)
Is today the day? Maybe. Regardless, you shouldn't waste energy fretting. It's time to let go of the idea that delays mean dead investigations writes Teri Kanefield in her latest.
March 20, 2023
Rick Wilson's Enemies List
Republican Candidates Are Keeping Their Powder Dry
So where are the rest of the 2024 GOP presidential primary contenders, and what's holding them back from getting in the fight? Rick is joined by Politico's Jonathan Martin to discuss the Republican presidential field so far, what it may look like in the future, and what those odds are for future challengers to the orange man.
March 20, 2023
That Trippi Show
It's Not Just The Crazies, It's The Party Now
The Fox-lying texts exposure is hurting the right-wing outrage machine, but the GOP is still going from bad to worse. Joe explains why it's not the usual "move the Right" and why DeSantis' flip on Ukraine might be a huge blunder. Plus, Trump's "perfect call" in GA is back in the news and that's no good very bad news for Trump.
March 17, 2023
The GOP's Epidemic Of Unseriousness
You don't play games with Putin. Full stop. It shouldn't even need to be said of a man directing his country to commit genocide against its peaceful neighbor. But, Reed Galen writes, the GOP 2024 presidential primary contenders are a collection of unserious people basing everything on pleasing MAGA and nothing in fact, policy, or ethics.
March 16, 2023
Georgia DA
GOP In Georgia Wants Control Over DAs
There's an all-out attack on our court systems in the U.S, and Georgia isn't exempt from this battle. Amee Vanderpool covers the latest attempt by the GOP legislature to control the state's district attorneys.
March 16, 2023
Desantis Caricature Putin
Those Are The Screams of Millions of GOP Normie Hearts Breaking
Since 2015 the persistent magical thinking inside the Republican establishment of Washington operatives, elite donors, and legacy conservative media has failed them repeatedly. DeSantis just did it to them again.
March 16, 2023
Judge Me By My Enemies
Sarah Ashton-Cirillo has had to deal with the Russian propaganda machine attempting to silence, discredit and murder her since before she joined the battle in Ukraine. So far, all they've accomplished is lighting a fire in her to destroy the enemy and stop them from committing their crimes.
March 16, 2023