2020 Election Superstar Steve Kornacki joins our podcast today to discuss the fascinating and unprecedented political situation now facing Joe Biden—with what is likely to be a Republican Senate and a teeny-tiny Democratic majority in the House. How can he govern? Also, John complains about Nate Silver. Give a listen.

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  1. EJGorman Coolidge
    EJGorman
    @EJGorman

    Interesting podcast, but I have to take exception to Mr. Podhoretz’s assertion that Biden ran a ‘brilliant campaign.’  At a minimum, some serious stipulation on the dual role the majority of the mainstream and social media giants played running interference for Biden’s ‘brilliant campaign’ must be addressed.  John’s ongoing angst for polls should be at least as high towards his peers in the media, as well as with the social media platforms he no longer posts on.  The sustained scrutiny one would expect on the absurd lids, refusal to be seriously interviewed, or remotely challenged on any of the policy positions held by either Biden or Harris never materialized, nor is it likely to as his Biden nears his swear in date.  That cannot be described as ‘brilliant’ without a seriously profound suspension of disbelief. 

    Keep up the crushing morosity.   

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  2. DrewInWisconsin, Man of Constant Sorrow Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Man of Constant Sorrow
    @DrewInWisconsin

    EJGorman (View Comment):

    Interesting podcast, but I have to take exception to Mr. Podhoretz’s assertion that Biden ran a ‘brilliant campaign.’ At a minimum, some serious stipulation on the dual role the majority of the mainstream and social media giants played running interference for Biden’s ‘brilliant campaign’ must be addressed. John’s ongoing angst for polls should be at least as high towards his peers in the media, as well as with the social media platforms he no longer posts on. The sustained scrutiny one would expect on the absurd lids, refusal to be seriously interviewed, or remotely challenged on any of the policy positions held by either Biden or Harris never materialized, nor is it likely to as his Biden nears his swear in date. That cannot be described as ‘brilliant’ without a seriously profound suspension of disbelief.

    The great gaslighting continues.

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  3. OccupantCDN Coolidge
    OccupantCDN
    @OccupantCDN

    Joe Biden ran the campaign I would run, If I could run for president. MNE or Minimum Necessary Effort. It wasnt brilliant, it was barely visible.

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  4. OccupantCDN Coolidge
    OccupantCDN
    @OccupantCDN

    Also podcast appears to be offline – wont play in the ricochet player – nor will it download from the link…

     

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  5. FredGoodhue Coolidge
    FredGoodhue
    @FredGoodhue

    OccupantCDN (View Comment):

    Also podcast appears to be offline – wont play in the ricochet player – nor will it download from the link…

     

    I had to go to the Commentary web page to listen to it.  It would not play on Ricochet for me either.

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  6. Joe D. Lincoln
    Joe D.
    @JosephDornisch

    Yes, it won’t download – or play. Now, I can’t hear about the brilliant Biden campaign. I totally missed it while it was happening – it seemed like he hardly did anything or said anything, and mostly just capitalized on running against an incumbent who was deemed to blow it in a pandemic and otherwise is disliked by a lot of people. I must be wrong though, he must of been out there with amazing rhetoric that got the Democrat base to vote in large enough numbers in Atlanta, Michigan, Philadelphia, and Madison to beat a generally very popular incumbent President.

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  7. FredGoodhue Coolidge
    FredGoodhue
    @FredGoodhue

    Joe D. (View Comment):

    Yes, it won’t download – or play. Now, I can’t hear about the brilliant Biden campaign. I totally missed it while it was happening – it seemed like he hardly did anything or said anything, and mostly just capitalized on running against an incumbent who was deemed to blow it in a pandemic and otherwise is disliked by a lot of people. I must be wrong though, he must of been out there with amazing rhetoric that got the Democrat base to vote in large enough numbers in Atlanta, Michigan, Philadelphia, and Madison to beat a generally very popular incumbent President.

    Keeping quiet worked.  And it’s hard for a politician to keep quiet.

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