jay-costThe team takes one more turn at post-election analysis and this time it’s Jay Cost of the Weekly Standard joining Jay and Neal to talk. The gang discussed the particulars of the election, as well as what the GOP needs to do to keep those rust belt states. Also, they discuss the breakdown of political civility. Whereas it’s fine to be passionate about your beliefs, it doesn’t mean the other side is evil. Finally, they spend some time talking about “The Walking Dead” and Jay answers the ever-important question — Star Wars or Star Trek?

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  1. Ian M. Inactive

    I’m not as pessimistic on Trump as Jay is… though what he mentioned about Jefferson talking about differences in opinion not being differences in principle might be a good message for Trump to try out (even though I don’t really think that’s the case with some leftists…). I think it’s pretty likely that he will be more moderate than what the media has led people to expect, so perhaps there is the possibility for greater national unity.

    On TWD, I agree that Negan got old pretty quick. Pee pee pants city! Lucille’s a vampire bat! I’ve never written a script or read the comic book, but I might be able to write something better than that.

    [As an aside, the portions of the podcast I listened to were interesting (about half of it in total), but I think a lot of the ones on Ricochet would benefit from being shorter.]

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    • November 24, 2016, at 10:13 AM PST
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  2. Randy Webster Member

    Ricochet Audio Network: Whereas it’s fine to be passionate about your beliefs, it doesn’t mean the other side is evil.

    You have it wrong. We think they’re stupid, They think we’re evil.

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    • November 24, 2016, at 2:59 PM PST
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  3. Freesmith Inactive

    Jay Cost admits he was wrong about Trump’s chances in the recent election (and in the nomination campaign beforehand by the way) but he’s never confronted by the fact that he was wrong AT THE TOP OF HIS VOICE! Then, after an interesting discussion about the Founders, Cost returns to denigrating the President-elect again, whose major sin – irony alert – is that he disappoints Jay Cost’s expectations.

    This podcast, gentlemen, proves one thing: NeverTrump never dies.

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    • November 27, 2016, at 5:22 AM PST
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