Jonah Goldberg joins the podcast today to discuss his argument in his piece “The Moral Heroism of Our Coronavirus Response.” We try to make sense out of the political chaos on Capitol Hill and whether it would have been possible to ramp up the response to the coming crisis. Give a listen.

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  1. JuliaBlaschke Coolidge

    I’m grateful for the extra podcasts. I really don’t need to listen to Cuomo droning on and on. He seems to be on every time I turn on cable news.

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    • March 23, 2020, at 9:52 AM PDT
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  2. The Cloaked Gaijin Member

    “Hope for the best, expect the worst…” indeed.

    I’d like to hear more about the situation in Manhattan where apparently about a third of the COVID19 cases are and what is happening with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

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    • March 23, 2020, at 9:53 PM PDT
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  3. ToryWarWriter Thatcher

    Can someone get @johnpodhoretz to stop making WW2 analogies. Hes so bad at them. The USA is fighting a war in Italy in September of 43. Last time I checked thats Europe.

    The argument that Pearl Harbor was completely unforseen its nonsense. The British had done the exact same thing to Italy in November of 1940, and the Italians were at war, so it wasnt a sneak attack.

    There were things the Navy and Army needed to do to mitigate the loss that they failed to do. Like the first time the officers wives showed up to complain that there husbands were being forced to go to their boats twice a week should have been met with the wives being put in prison.

    Why were there was no standing Combat Air Patrol over the island as soon as the war warning orders showed up weeks before and no standard patrolling around the island of Catalina airboats.

    Kimmel was rightly court martialed for his gross incompetence.

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    • March 24, 2020, at 7:30 AM PDT
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  4. TallCon Coolidge

    Podcasts are becoming both a lifeline and a burden. Yes, my podcast time was either commuting or cleaning house. I don’t commute anymore and everyone is home so other people are cleaning the house. It’s actually encouraging me to exercise. I can’t listen to podcasts while I work, I don’t have the attention dividing abilities for that.

    I’m also more aware of the shelf life of a podcast. I listen to Commentary (and Ricochet) right away because it might well be out of date by the time I hear it as it is. My entertainment podcasts can sit for a little while longer. (You know, Wizard Show stuff.) Sub Beacon sits in a weird spot there.

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    • March 24, 2020, at 7:34 AM PDT
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