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The Bulwark Podcast

Charlie Sykes and guests discuss the latest news from inside Washington and around the world. No shouting, grandstanding, or sloganeering. Conservative, conscientious, and civil.

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The Bulwark Podcast Episodes

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Jan 27, 2023 · 56 Mins
Tim Miller: Deep Inside Tucker Carlson’s Navel
Republicans are so out of touch, their public brand is in trouble. Plus, MTG is…
Jan 26, 2023 · 51 Mins
Michael Weiss: A Watershed Moment for Ukraine
It took a lot of arm-twisting, but the West has finally committed to arming Ukraine…
Jan 25, 2023 · 53 Mins
Jonathan Alter: How the Documents Hurt Biden
Biden has been seen as scandal-free, but his classified docs case may cost him a…
Jan 24, 2023 · 45 Mins
David Weigel: MAGA v MAGA
Republicans may have underperformed in the midterms, but the RNC chair fight is not about…
Jan 23, 2023 · 56 Mins
Will Saletan: It’s In Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves
The pro-life movement, undaunted by the midterms, is pushing for more restrictions— and the political…
Jan 20, 2023 · 46 Mins
Catherine Rampell: Psychotic Feral Cats with Machetes
Republicans are back to extortion and holding the debt ceiling hostage after adding $4.7 trillion…
Jan 19, 2023 · 50 Mins
Michael Schmidt: “I Didn’t Know They Made People Like That”
Before John Kelly became chief of staff, he thought the chaos at the White House…
Jan 18, 2023 · 40 Mins
Bill Kristol: Glimmers of Hope
The shift in attitudes about defense and foreign policy in Germany has been dramatic since…
Jan 17, 2023 · 51 Mins
David French: Our Religious Freedoms Are Not Hanging by a Thread
New York Times-bound David French tells Charlie Sykes how he re-thought same-sex marriage, how he…
Jan 16, 2023 · 48 Mins
Will Saletan: Performative Garbage
Ron-anon Johnson wanted to get beat up on “Meet the Press” — so he could…