152 - w/ Steve Kornacki "Straight News, Political Tribalism, Chappell's Sticks & Stones"

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By Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink), Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink). Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Recorded: September 4th 2019

Published: September 7th 2019


Guest: Steve Kornacki, National Political Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. Author of "The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism"


- RIP, Vice News Tonight on HBO

- Everybody kinda likes Joe Walsh

- The "Straight Man" on MSNBC

- New Jersey politics is so much more fun than national politics

- Kamala Harris channels robot John Edwards

- Negotiating with the Taliban

- Casualty counts matter

- It’s a better and worse media moment

- An alternate history where Mario Cuomo decides to run

- Pulling a string on Kornacki and he just goes

- Bill Weld’s novels

- Lonelier than the ideological middle is the temper-mental middle

- The guardrails have been annihilated

- Admitting to liking Chappelle’s show

- US military “protecting elections”

- The T Zone

159 episodes