Need to Know with Mona Charen and Jay Nordlinger Duck The Halls

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Mona and Jay talk about the week’s hot topics: Pajama Boy, Duck Man, etc. They also talk about some presidents past, including two Bushes and one Nixon. They talk about the next chapter for Mona’s youngest son: He’s going off to college. What’s it like, for conservative parents to send their offspring to a place like Penn? They end their podcast with some Christmas music – and a lovely dose of Engelbert Humperdinck. (Not the Vegas singer – not that there’s anything wrong with him – but the German composer from whom he took the name.)

Note: Mona’s microphone decided to take off early for the holidays a few minutes into the podcast, but the show must go on. We expect it will return to work in time for the next show. 

Music from this week’s episode: 

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen by George Shearing Quintet

The Evening Prayer (from Hansel and Gretel) by Kathleen Battle, Frederica von Stade

O Holy Night by Leontyne Price

Ding Dong! Merrily On High by George Shearing Quintet

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