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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America are glad to see not all Democrats have lost their minds after Colorado Sen.  Michael Bennet begs 2020 candidates not to campaign on expanding the Supreme Court. They also hammer Beto O’Rourke and other liberals for using the New Zealand mosque massacre to push a ban on the AR-15.  And they defend Chelsea Clinton after progressives accuse her of facilitating the New Zealand massacre with her critique of Rep. Ilhan Omar. 

Jim Geraghty of Radio America and Greg Corombos of Radio America discuss MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow turning a supposedly big scoop on Pres. Trump’s tax history into a dud of a story.  They also discuss why some in the media are determined to make Chelsea Clinton into some sort of political power player.  And they shake their heads as former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley starts testing the waters for a presidential run in 2020.

Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club podcast for November 9, 2016 it’s the “Trump is a Genius” edition of the podcast. We’ll discuss the new reality of November 9, 2016. We’ve been wondering what this day was going to be like for *ever*. And it turns out to be better than we could possibly have imagined it! Not only did Trump win, but the sheer energy of the victory carried along almost all of his detractors on the right – at least temporarily – like a tsunami…a temporary tsunami?

We will discuss the change in the electorate that brought this about. Are the blue collar, Reagan Democrat, rust belt “leftover” voters a permanent feature of the new Republican coalition? Are Democrats in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin – what Michael Moore called the “Brexit states,” destined to be a vanishing breed just as Democrats in the South have vanished?

Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America applaud Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for calling athlete protests of the national anthem “dumb,” “stupid,” “disrespectful,” and “arrogant.”  They also enjoy watching Democrats squirm over Wikileaks revelations, including DNC official Donna Brazile getting caught helping Hillary Clinton against Bernie Sanders and a top Clinton Foundation official calling Chelsea Clinton a “spoiled brat.”  And they sigh as Glenn Beck reveals that he considered voting for Clinton before ultimately deciding against it.