On this week’s return episode, the Substandard takes on Bohemian Rhapsody. Special guest Mike Warren fact-checks and gives us a Queen ranking. JVL gets into queer theory and Vic recounts his New York City bar crawl. Plus a special review and trenchant analysis of Election 2018!

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On today’s Daily Standard podcast, chief elections analyst David Byler and senior writer Michael Warren join host Charlie Sykes to analyze Tuesday’s midterm elections.

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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Michael Warren and chief elections analyst David Byler join host Charlie Sykes to talk about the Texas senate race, Trump’s birthright citizenship play, and Halloween.

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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Michael Warren and chief elections analyst David Byler join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the spate of mail bomb attempts and a look at a two-term Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his quest for a third term.

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The Weekly Standard’s Michael Warren shares thoughts on who wrote the NYT op-ed and other topics. Jay and Mona then turn to Alex Jones and Rubio, the Democrats who can’t do civility, our overvaluation of the Supreme Court, and more.

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