How well do Republican election victories translate to correspondent results in Washington? Parallels between Senators Ted Cruz and Elizabeth Warren pertaining to government “shutdown.” On the Sony Pictures’ hacking situation. Vignettes on travel from around the world. Plus music and listener calls.
Discussion of Noam Chomsky’s theories of elite propaganda. On the “manufacture of consent.” Review of the failures of “narrative journalism” on the Left. Thomas Sowell on immigration, Ferguson and left-wing propaganda. Candy Crowley is out at CNN. Eric Garner’s tragic death in New York City. On elk hunting. On the spirit of Christmas. Plus music and listener calls.
Jennifer Kerns guest interview. How “authentic” is Hillary Clinton? Is the threat of a government “shutdown” an excuse used by the GOP Establishment to allow Obama’s Executive Amnesty? Are race relations worsening in America under President Obama? Why did Mary Landrieu lose in Louisiana? Discussion of the “white vote” in Louisiana, which has trended overwhelmingly Republican. Plus music and listener calls.
Hillary Clinton has “gone country” with a Super PAC country song calculated to appeal to the “working class.” It is not a good song, and will backfire. Introductory discussions of Democrat Mary Landrieu’s loss for senate in Louisiana, the Rolling Stone retraction of its article about rape at the University of Virginia, and the prospects for Jeb Bush in 2016. Thomas Jefferson’s views on “truth.” The general implosion of several recent progressive narratives. Does the actual truth matter anymore in American discourse? Plus music and listener calls.