Middle America Winning the Culture Wars. A visit with Jennifer Kerns of the Washington Examiner. From the NFL to Hollywood to saying "Merry Christmas" again, the Left finds itself in retreat on today's cultural controversies. How will they handle their new predicament? Prof. Niall Ferguson observes Trump forcing Democrats into the losing realm of "identity politics." Meanwhile, President Trump busily dismantles the Obama Legacy. Anti-Trump comedian George Lopez gets booed at a gala in Denver. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner offers predictably weak leadership on NFL kneeling. Vignettes on the Westernaires. With Listener Calls & Music via Adele, Louane & Van Morrison.
Opening Monologue. Harvey Weinstein's Fall from Grace. The Democrats, the Media and Hollywood are all in this sleaze together -- we explore the surprising interconnections. Meryl Streep claims ignorance, and Hillary Clinton professes to be "shocked" and "appalled" by her friend and patron's behavior. But will she return Weinstein's money? Meanwhile, a crisis-stricken NFL suffers thinner crowds and declines in ratings. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appears incapable of leadership, allows kneeling issues to linger unresolved. Thin ice? With Listener Calls & Music via Bob Dylan, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Beatles.