The Uninformed President


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Justin and Zach sit down to talk about what it means to have a fundamentally uninformed president. There are more philosophical issues here than you might think. What does it mean to be informed? How informed should we expect a president to be? Is there nonpartisan agreement over the value of educating oneself on issues? Zach argues that Trump basic disinterest in information makes us unable to compare Trump and Obama. It also means that no one should praise Trump for anything at all. And finally, it explains why Trump never spends time trying to convince people outside his base of his positions. The discussion is based on Zach's article: Subscribe and rate! Reach out to us with your thoughts, critiques, suggestions at

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