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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America welcome news that military and police are starting to defy President Maduro and that more influential nations are recognizing Juan Guiado as the interim president. They also wade through Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s shifting explanations for the racist photo in in his medical school yearbook and Northam defying both parties by refusing to resign. And they give thumbs down to most of the Superbowl ads for being too serious and too obvious in their efforts to be woke, saving their biggest eye roll for the Washington Post.More
The 2019 SuperBowl commercials are starting to be released. Ad Age has a running list. Others will debut during the game. More
Given how the conservative universe seemingly unites on football, it’s my time for controversy. Superbowl? I’ve never cared. Ever. I don’t care who wins, loses, who deflates, slack shark dancers, an exposed middle-aged nipple. I’ll have none of it. I look forward to my wife’s amazing snacks. As to half time ads or more civilization-crumbling shows? Go pound sand. I’ll have none of it.
How lonely is my island? Who else doesn’t care?More
Some years ago in reflecting upon the somewhat over-the-top lead up to the Superbowl, I mused out this short story. I decided to share it for the amusement of anyone who ventures to read. It is America’s Sunday-the day that millions gather to watch the Superbowl. From militant Pittsburg fan Joe to football pacifist Esther […]
I have the evil Patriots winning 31-24. Even though they broke this Falcons’ fans heart last year, I’d rather deal with a single annoying fanbase, and not get Philly fans riled up. More
Need a break from the memo frenzy? Have some martinis with us! Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America get a kick out of seeing the Democratic National Committee with less than half a million dollars on hand heading into the midterms while Republicans have $40 million ready to go. They also shake their heads as Maryland GOP Gov. Larry Hogan wants to opt out of the Trump’s administration’s plans for offshore energy exploration, a move made much easier by government already granting an exemption for Florida. And they bang their heads against the desk as PolitiFact hired unhinged former Florida Rep. Alan Grayson to be part of their team, only to reverse course after liberals and conservatives howled in protest. Jim and Greg also share their unvarnished thoughts on Groundhog Day and offer their Superbowl predictions.More
For those who would like a little more background on John McCain, I’ve managed to dig up Mark Steyn’s timeless article from Election Season 2016 called, modestly, The Superbowl of Superholes: On the matter of McCain, in June 1998 the Senator stood up to address a Republican fundraising meeting: “You think that was a tasteless […]
Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for February 7, 2017 it’s the Belichick, Brady and Trump edition of the podcast. We are brought to you this week by our newest sponsor (we are excited) The Great Courses Plus. They have over 8,000 video lectures on a wide assortment of topics. Learn something new today! And we are brought to you by ZipRecruiter.com. Find the right candidates for the jobs you have to offer, fast!
Well, sorry to the rest of the country, but up here in Boston there is one thing on our minds. The Pats have won again! The Duck Boats will soon be rolling! It’s a victory so exciting that we can’t remember when we have…er,…felt this good…before??? Ooohhhh yeah! Last November it was! Did you watch the game? Any Patriots haters out there?More
Courtesy of Frater Fractus: Here’s a list of Super Bowl halftime shows that would be better than Lady Gaga. No particular order. Feel free to add via comments. LITERALLY NO WRONG ANSWERS. More
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer French security for shooting a would-be terrorist outside the Louvre. They also discuss Kellyanne Conway’s “Bowling Green Massacre” moment, her decision to slam the media when correcting her mistake, and the media for focusing more on her mistake than her point that refugees in the U.S. were trying to kill Americans. They unload on former Labor Secretary Robert Reich for suggesting, without any facts, that the Berkeley rioters were conservatives. And they offer their Superbowl predictions and preferences.More
According to this commercial you can rob a bank, or steal a car and be a hero for driving a fuel efficient Prius. More