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.
Spies, Gays, and Coronavirus | The Roundtable Ep. 4
Our editors discuss a bold proposal by Angelo Codevilla to abolish FISA & CIA, coronavirus and its threat to globalism, Pete Buttigieg’s success in the New Hampshire primaries, and the dullness of #NeverTrump conservatism. Finally, our editors are unleashed on the Oscars.
“Intelligence” vs. the Republic | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 1
The CIA has effectively become an organ of the deep state. Should we abolish it? Angelo Codevilla thinks so. Our editors discuss.
Coronavirus and the Death Drive of the West | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 2
Coronavirus has put globalism in a terminal condition. Will the elite let it die, or take us down with it? Meanwhile, Mayor Pete continues his milquetoast presidential run as a “nice, intelligent gay man.”
Neo-Con Woodstock | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 3
The NeverTrump wing of the Right is hosting a summit—of irrelevancy—as the rest of the Right leaves them behind. Snark from our editors ensues.
The Slow Death of the Oscars and Fan Mail | The Roundtable Ep. 4 Segment 4
Our editors mock the Oscars and ruminate over the futility of elite virtue posturing. Also: James Poulos reads fan tweets.
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