For a while, it seemed that every single Republican in America wanted to be known as a “Reaganite.” But Reagan’s belief in “peace through strength” no longer holds sway, Jay argues. Today, the Republican Party is becoming Paulized, or at least there’s a danger of that.
One war that never seems to go out of style is the Democrats’ against Republicans though. Harry Reid – a corrupt liar, not to put too fine a point on it – was at it again this week denouncing the Koch brothers. Jay and Mona do some denouncing of their own. There’s Reid himself of course, but Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama come in for their share too.
Who’s a denier? Who’s really for the planet? When is it okay to call someone a Nazi? It’s a wide ranging discussion that ends with Mona’s dark thoughts during a traffic jam behind 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and Jay’s happier ones outside the White House fence.
Music from this week’s episode:
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Phillip Sousa
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