Leading The Bulwark…
What the Jan. 6 Commission Can’t Do
SHAY KHATIRI: It can find facts and make recommendations, but it’s not going to change anyone’s mind.
🎧 On the Pods… 🎧
Tim Miller on Performative Nonsense
On today’s Bulwark podcast, Tim Miller joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the mask wars, and the GOP’s fight against the 1/6 commission, and their phony performative nonsense.
Three Cheers for Moderation
Brink Lindsey discusses his essay on the importance of moderation. The group also addresses the January 6 commission and the Gaza conflict.
AFV: Episode 12: Is Everybody Dead? (Season 2, Episodes 11 & 12)
Sarah and Ben discuss the relationship drama of the last two episodes of Season 2. Plus, the future of the show.
For Bulwark+ Members… 🔐
MORNING SHOTS: The Fire Next Time 🔐
CHARLIE SYKES: The GOP runs away from accountability
SECRET PODCAST: How Democrats Solve Their Message Problem 🔐
Sarah has comms advice for Dems. JVL has a Peloton.
SCREEN TIME: 'The Woman in the Window' Review 🔓
Plus: Why China remains a bigger story than the MGM-Amazon or Warners-Discovery deals
THE TRIAD: And Now For Something Really Depressing 🔐
JVL: The future is bleak.
TNB: The Jan. 6 Commission Edition 🔐
Sarah, Charlie, Amanda, JVL talk about the 1/6 commission.
From The Bulwark Aggregator…
Endless Frontier aims to end tech’s coastal clustering – Brendan Bordelon, National Journal
Kevin McCarthy Is the Pathetic ‘Leader’ Republicans Deserve – Matt Lewis, The Daily Beast
Will Pro-Life Politicians Face a Backlash If the Supreme Court Lets Them Restrict Abortion? – Jacob Sullum, Reason Magazine
We Hiked Along With Cicada Biologists So You Don’t Have To – Eric Niiler, Wired
Since leaving office, Trump has charged the Secret Service more than $40,000 to use space at Mar-a-Lago – David A. Fahrenthold and Josh Dawsey, The Washington Post
I Was The First Woman to Negotiate a Nuclear Arms Deal With the Russians. They Never Let Me Forget It. – Rose Gottemoeller, Politico
In Today’s Bulwark...
What Happens When the Music Stops?
R. MARSHALL BRANDT: Economic booms don’t last forever. Will this boom end like 1998 or 2008?
Not My Party: Stop Trying to Make Mask Wars a Thing
TIM MILLER: Pandemic countermeasures shouldn't become partisan talismans.
Happy Friday. I’m going to keep this short because we already have a lot of great Bulwark content. But would it surprise you to know that Marjorie Taylor Greene doesn’t really get HIPAA?
Is the ammo shortage ever going to end? Stephen Gutowski reports.
Charlie Sykes on the future of the GOP on Washington Journal. If you ever want to know what working on the hill is like, just imagine this: the people who get rejected comprise every other call.
Make sure you earmark a half hour for this.
The woman killed herself a few years later.
The GOP showing their true colors…
Heck, look at how Lindsey Graham has caved…
That’s it for me for today. We’ll see you back here on Monday. Questions? Drop me a line: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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