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.
Boiled Frog in Larva Butter | The Roundtable Episode #7
No matter where you look, the seams of society are showing—and they’re starting to fray. From Biden’s Declaration debacle, to gamer beds, to larva butter, to Big Tech and even Big Health: our editors reconvene and prescribe red pills for all.
Biden’s Declaration of Incoherence | The Roundtable Episode 7, Segment 1, Beginning at 1:17
Obama’s former (and still unendorsed) vice president reaches Peak Biden as he fumbles the Declaration: “you know the thing!” Ryan and Matt expose the 1619 Project as a journalistic declaration of war, and we prepare for doom bingo on this Super Tuesday.
Larva Butter, Shut-in Chic, and Big Health’s Bad Memes | The Roundtable Episode 7, Segment 2, Beginning at 18:27
David, our Ghent correspondent (spiritually, at least), reports on bug butter in the home of the Lamb. Our editors set the scene and the table for what life would be like if humans ate bugs to save the earth. Meanwhile James discusses the latest in shut-in chic: a Japanese gaming bed.
Big Tech Boils the Frog? | The Roundtable Episode 7, Segment 3, Beginning at 41:50
Our editors talk Reddit, the once-lawless West of the Internet, and its attempts to shut down pro-Trump subcultures. Will the frog keep hopping? Finally, whatever happened to standing with a man when he’s right and standing against him when he’s wrong?