William Voegeli joins "Sons of Lincoln" to discuss his books: Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State (Encounter Books, 2010); and The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion (Broadside Books, 2014). Voegeli also discusses the growing entitlement state, President Trump's first few weeks in office, the liberal mind, and more.
American Mind Editorial Podcast: The Roundtable #1
Impeachment is still happening (apparently), Jeffrey Epstein still didn’t kill himself, and we conducted a very scientific poll about how to fix America. Plus: what’s up with the Lamb of Ghent?
The American Mind’s ‘Editorial Roundtable’ podcast is a weekly conversation with Matt Peterson, James Poulos, David Bahr, and Spencer Klavan devoted to uncovering the ideas and principles that drive American political life. Stream here or download from your favorite podcast host.
Segment 1: The Present
Democrats want you to think the impeachment of President Trump is extraordinary. Is it? Our editors discuss.
Segment 2: The Past
Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious death opened a rabbit hole into a conundrum about American disillusionment and corruption. What does it all mean? We peer into the void.
Segment 3: The Future
What happens to the conservative movement now? We talk social ills and possible solutions.
Segment 4: Meme-ery
The eyes, man. What’s up with the newly restored Lamb of God from the Ghent Altarpiece?
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Matthew J. Peterson joins "The Power Line Show" to discuss the internecine fight on the right about “David Frenchism" and the underlying argument over what kind of republic we are.