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  • The GOP Sees Hamas Attack As A Political Opportunity
    Rick Wilson calls out the craven political opportunism of the GOP as they immediately focused on how they could benefit from Hamas' attack on Israel, including using it to defund Ukraine and hand it to Putin.
    October 11, 2023
  • What Stuart's Watching
    Just how badly is the House's insanity wounding the GOP?
    October 25, 2023
  • What Doug Jones Is Tracking
    The media appears to finally be coming around to understanding that this is no normal election and the GOP is far from a normal political party, explains special guest Sen. Doug Jones.
    December 6, 2023

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  • Another Republican Supports Biden
    The Enemies List

    Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

    There were just a few brave Republicans to openly criticize Trump for falsely claiming the election was stolen in 2020, today's guest was one of them. In this episode we welcome former Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, Geoff Duncan, for an insightful conversation about the state of the Republican Party and American politics. Duncan shares his unexpected journey into politics, his vision for a renewed GOP based on policy, empathy, and tone, and his courageous stand for election integrity during the 2020 election. They discuss Duncan's recent decision to support President Biden in 2024 to help the GOP rebuild post-Trump and critique the current divisive and chaotic influence within the party.
    May 20, 2024
  • The Right's Chief Propagandist
    Stuart Stevens writes: "In a healthy, functioning democracy, the truth, actual facts, and even history cannot be fungible, which is why their destruction is essential to the success of the GOP’s authoritarian ambitions."
    May 9, 2024
  • It’s Just Trump Being Trump
    Lisa Senecal writes, "The problem isn’t that we don’t believe that everything Trump says or does is 'just Trump being Trump,' it’s that we do believe it. It is Trump. It is who he is. All of it. That’s the f*cking problem!"
    May 9, 2024
  • Culture Wars? Bring Them On!
    Stuart and Simon discuss how wildly out of step the GOP is with younger voters and the majority of Americans on cultural issues.
    May 1, 2024
  • Russian Success: Ukraine vs. America
    Stuart Stevens writes that the Ukraine aid "vote is being celebrated as a 'bipartisan' success, a description that obscures the reality that a majority of the Republicans voted as Vladimir Putin would have voted. Today, Bernie Sanders is to the right of the majority of Republicans on Russia. That is extraordinary. How did this happen?"
    April 24, 2024
  • A Conservative Environmentalist?
    The Enemies List

    Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

    Conservatives in America are not typically known as lovers of environmental advocacy. Well, our guest bucks that trend. Benji Backer, an environmental advocate and author of "The Conservative Environmentalist" joins Rick to discuss the urgent need for practical and innovative solutions to environmental challenges, critiquing both extreme denial and radical approaches currently dividing the political landscape. Backer emphasizes a historical bipartisan approach to environmental issues and proposes a balanced pathway that leverages American ingenuity and respects local knowledge.
    April 15, 2024
  • Trump Is The Ugliest Thing Any Of Us Has Ever Seen
    Simon Rosenberg dives into the latest 2024 election polls showing Biden's lead, updates on the GOP primary voting, internal GOP opposition to Trump, the Maryland Senate race, and fundraising efforts for Democratic candidates.
    April 4, 2024
  • The "Lost Middle" With Scott Klug
    That Trippi Show

    That Trippi Show

    Joe and Alex are joined by former Congressman Scott Klug, host of the "Lost in the Middle" podcast. Scott's exploring the stories of Americans who are "lost" in the polarization today -- how does he see the fever breaking? What are the solutions he's found from Americans' stories? And we can't let him go without a Wisconsin preview - how does Scott see the state playing out in 2024?
    April 2, 2024
  • Manafort’s Return: “A Grave Counterintelligence Risk”
    What were Paul Manafort's connections with Russian interests during the 2016 election interference again? Discover why those connections matter & the potential implications of his possible reunion with the GOP & Trump at the 2024 Republican National Convention, as examined by Brian Daitzman.
    March 21, 2024
  • The GOP's Battle for Electoral Integrity
    The Enemies List

    Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

    Barbara Comstock is a former GOP Congresswoman and longtime RNC veteran. We were excited to have her on the show to discuss the dramatic shifts within the Republican Party and the repercussions of its current trajectory. Together, Barbara and Rick discuss the challenges posed by aligning the party too closely with Trump, the impact on election integrity, and the future of the party. Comstock shares insights from her work on bipartisan efforts to combat election denialism, underscoring the conversation with reflections on the importance of democracy and the need for an inclusive political environment.
    March 20, 2024
  • Progress vs “Push ’Em (Us) Back—Way Back!”
    Robert McElvaine highlights the stark contrast between President Biden's SOTU and the opposition party's response and ambitions, “'Take America Back' means take the nation back from women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, non-“Christians,” and so on. Back to the days when the United States was 'a white man’s country.' Back to before the revolutionary changes that took off in 1964.as well as the GOP's dangerous alignment with authoritarianism."
    March 14, 2024
  • Strategy Session: The State Of The States WSG David Pepper
    Strategy Session

    Strategy Session

    The Hur debacle, Britt's bad night, Ken Buck's ducking out, the RNC as Trump piggy bank - What does it mean for GOP congressional races that Trump is going to gobble up all the cash? Rick, Joe, and special guest David Pepper covered all that and much more!
    March 12, 2024
  • Asa Hutchinson & The GOP Before Times
    The Enemies List

    Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

    Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson stepped up to challenge Trump in the GOP primary and today he joins Rick to share his unique perspective on the state of the Republican Party, emphasizing the importance of returning to its traditional values of limited government, fiscal responsibility, and integrity. The discussion explores the challenges and strategies for reviving these core principles in today's insane political climate. The two also discuss the implications of Trump's potential re-election on the party's future, the importance of standing with allies, and the critical need for a Republican Party that actually solves problems.
    March 11, 2024
  • The GOP's Fraught Political Future
    The Enemies List

    Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

    Jonathan Martin, Senior Political Columnist at Politico, joins Rick for a pointed conversation on the state of American politics. They dive into the legacy of Mitch McConnell and the future of Senate leadership, analyzing potential successors, the potential for the Senate to devolve into MAGA further, and the evolving dynamics within the Republican Party.
    March 4, 2024
  • Michigan Madness, CPAC Insanity, and Neo-Nazis
    The Enemies List

    Rick Wilson's The Enemies List

    This week on The Enemies List, Rick rants on the Michigan republican primary and its implications for the GOP, spotlighting Trump's failure to solidify the Republican base and the notable dissatisfaction among Republican voters. He calls out CPAC for embracing extremist elements (including neo-Nazis), arguing it has lost significance and has become part of the extreme MAGA ecosystem. He dissects Trump's CPAC speech, casting it as a harbinger of divisive and revenge-driven politics. The episode raises concerns about threats to democracy, the rule of law, and the influence of nationalistic rhetoric.
    February 28, 2024