Episode 178

If modern journalism is rotting your brain, how can we fix it? Revisiting the ad that "racialized" politics


May 21st, 2021

1 hr 9 mins 3 secs

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Has Kevin McCarthy been rejected by his party?

Rob Howard joins us to discuss his newsletter Hiatus which attempts to give you an calm and focused take on the news from someone who knows exactly how to distract you.

We begin a new segment on negative ads starting with Weekend Passes (aka Willie Horton) the 1988 ad that helped sink Michael Dukakis and according to some "racialized" presidential politics.