Shermichael Singleton, political strategist/analyst and op-ed writer, talks with Matt about his days working for Dr. Ben Carson—and why he disagrees with Donald Trump’s handling of the George Floyd protests.
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Dr. Jonathan D.T. Ward, author of China’s Vision of Victory and internationally recognized expert on US-China strategic competition, talks about the threat posed by China.
Mary C. Curtis, award-winning columnist, writer, speaker, and editor, talks about the killing of George Floyd, and why when white friends don’t believe what blacks go through, they’re not friends.
James Hohmann, National Political Correspondent for the Washington Post, and author of the “Daily 202” newsletter, talks about Marco Rubio’s evolution to “common good” conservatism, the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and how faith informs his work.
Andrew J. Rotherham is a co-founder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit organization working to support educational innovation and improve outcomes for underserved students. He also writes at the 74 and Eduwonk.com, and teaches at the University of Virginia. During this conversation, he talks with Matt about how COVID-19 is impacting education. They also discuss Joe Biden’s comments about charter schools, and how social distancing has them missing live musical performances.
Brian Rosenwald is a scholar in residence at the Partnership for Effective Public Administration and Leadership Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania and an instructor at Penn. He’s also the author of Talk Radio’s America: How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States. During this podcast discussion, Brian and Matt talk about Donald Trump’s criticism of Neil Cavuto, and why Fox News is squeezed by Trump. They also get into conservative talk radio, and whether podcasts will replace it.