Georgia on My Mind
Bill Kristol: Which is better for America? Divided government or a repudiation of illiberalism?
Leading The Bulwark…
Georgia on My Mind
WILLIAM KRISTOL: Which is better for America? Divided government or a repudiation of illiberalism?
🎧 On the Pods… 🎧
Tim Miller on the Clown Coup
On today’s Bulwark podcast, Tim Miller joins Charlie Sykes to talk about his recent item on how YouTube is spreading election disinformation, and the latest on Team Trump’s failing effort to steal the election.
The Bulwark Goes to Hollywood: The Nelms Brothers on 'Fatman,' Casting Mel Gibson, and Sequel Plans
Sonny talks this week to Ian and Eshom Nelms, the fraternal directorial team behind Fatman, about the circuitous path to making that film, the vagaries of indie economics and budgeting, the clash between critics and audiences on the film, and the possibility of a sequel on the horizon after its surprisingly strong VOD performance.
For Bulwark+ Members… 🔓
We’ve unlocked today’s newsletters from JVL and Charlie so you can get a sense of what Bulwark+ members enjoy.
The Triad: The Republican Party As Totalitarian State
JVL writes: The Republican party is, as of this moment, an autocracy.
Morning Shots: Six Things You Need To Know
Charlie Sykes on why the the Texas lawsuit is even dumber than you thought.
We hope to see you tonight at our livestream. I’ll be late since I have an HOA board meeting, but your favorite Bulwark types will be there to take your questions.
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From The Bulwark Aggregator…
GOP senator says he’s unconvinced by a Texas lawsuit – backed by Trump and 17 other states – that seeks to overturn the 2020 election – Charles Davis, Business Insider
The Danger of Assuming That Family Time Is Dispensable – Julia Marcus, The Atlantic
If Biden Really Wants to Stimulate the Economy, He Should End Trump’s Trade War – Max Gulker, Reason
These legislative whisperers were kicked out of the Capitol – Erin Bacon, Roll Call
The Jet-Setters Scheming to Break All the COVID Rules – Emily Shugerman, The Daily Beast
Justice Department’s interest in Hunter Biden covered more than taxes – Ben Schreckinger, Politico
Federal Court in Wisconsin Dismisses Another “Kraken” Lawsuit – Rick Hasen, Election Law Blog
In today’s Bulwark…
The “Intellectual” Right’s Assault on Democracy
LINDA CHAVEZ: Politicians have constituents to please, but what about the “thinkers” of the Trumpist right?
YouTube Still Spreading MAGA Disinformation
TIM MILLER: Can’t stop the signal.
MONA CHAREN: Even in defeat, the GOP surrenders to the nutcases.
🚨 OVERTIME 🚨
I wish I could join you all on tonight’s livestream, but HOA matters have to take priority. Please submit your questions in the chat section and Ben and Hannah will look at them as best they can.
There is not OVERTIME today. We’ll see you back tomorrow. If you have questions, comments, thoughts, or observations, you know how to reach me: email@example.com