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Political commentator Jamie Weinstein sits down with the most powerful names in politics, business and media to get a better understanding of how they got to where they are, and how they see the world. You'll learn about their biographies, their core beliefs and what they think about what is going on in the world today.

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Political commentator Jamie Weinstein sits down with the most powerful names in politics, business and media to get a better understanding of how they got to where they are, and how they see the world. You'll learn about their biographies, their core beliefs and what they think about what is going on in the world today.

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Great show. Fair and interesting interviews. Does not follow standard talking points.

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454 Ratings
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389
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22

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Great show. Fair and interesting interviews. Does not follow standard talking points.
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The Jamie Weinstein Show

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Political commentator Jamie Weinstein sits down with the most powerful names in politics, business and media to get a better understanding of how they got to where they are, and how they see the world. You'll learn about their biographies, their core beliefs and what they think about what is going on in the world today.

Rank #1: Episode 36: Tucker Carlson

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Tucker Carlson is a political commentator for Fox News and the host of Tucker Carlson Tonight. He is the co-founder and former editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller. He shares his views on Donald Trump, immigration, economics, and US foreign policy.

Show Notes

  • Why Donald Trump was elected
  • Tucker’s opinions about Donald Trump as a person
  • How Trump understood Republican voters better than the Republican establishment
  • On the economic impact of immigration
  • Comparing Donald Trump and Jim Traficant
  • Tucker’s thoughts on Matt Drudge, Ronald Reagan, Joe Scarborough, Howard Stern, Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin, Kurt Eichenwald
  • How US companies rely on welfare to offset costs
  • On the economic dangers of driverless cars
  • How the US should engage with the world abroad
  • Tucker’s opinion of the wars of the past century
  • On the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
  • On the possibility of Trump colluding with Russia
  • How to remain persistent through career troubles
  • Will Tucker ever pursue a career in politics?
  • On Tucker’s stint as a freedom fighter in Nicaragua

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Sep 17 2017

1hr 18mins

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Rank #2: Episode 27: Neil Howe

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Neil Howe co-authored the book The Fourth Turning, a book that was hugely influential on the world view of Steve Bannon, Trump’s top advisor. In this fascinating episode, Neil discusses the ideas behind his book, why he thinks history moves in cycles, and what Trump means for the world and its current cycle.

Show Notes

  • The idea behind The Fourth Turning
  • What a “Turning” is
  • Why we are in the Fourth Turning and what is going to happen
  • What Neil knows about Steve Bannon
  • How the 2008 crisis was the beginning of the Fourth Turning
  • What a Great Champion is
  • How Trump works into this idea of cyclical history
  • Why they decided to write the book
  • When Turnings are not deterministic
  • Why academic history is less relevant for people today
  • What Neil can and can’t predict with his theory

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Mar 02 2017

1hr 18mins

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Rank #3: Episode 73: Tucker Carlson

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Tucker Carlson has opinions — lots of them. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the host of Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” opens up about his relationship with Trump, his new book Ship of Fools, the state of cable news, and so much more. Show Roadmap:  
  • What has surprised Tucker about Trump’s first two years in office.
  • Does Tucker ever tailor his show to influence his most powerful viewer, President Trump?
  • How would Tucker Carlson have responded to the 9/11 attacks?
  • On Tucker’s early support for the Iraq war.
  • Does Tucker present an overly negative view about the state of America in his new book?
  • Does Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch deserve to be on Tucker’s book Ship of Fools?
  • Tucker on populism.
  • Does President Trump stoke racial fears?
  • What will Tucker’s show look like if Donald Trump fires Jeff Sessions?
  • Can Trumpism outlast Trump and would Tucker ever run for president?
  • Would a panda bear be the highest rated cable news host?
  • What idea does Tucker hold that he has not brought up on his show?
  • What issue does Tucker think is most undercovered by the press?

Oct 15 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #4: Episode 57: Ben Smith

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Ben Smith is at the forefront of a media revolution.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed talks covering Trump, conservatives in media, publishing the Steele Dossier, and much more.

Show Roadmap – What New Yorkers think of Trump – How Smith thinks the media has covered Trump – Was Smith right to tell his staff it is ok to call Trump a “mendacious racist?” – Would mainstream publications benefit from having more conservatives amongst their ranks? – Smith defends publishing the Steele Dossier – On Jeff Zucker, Maggie Haberman and Matt Drudge – What Smith leaned from working as a reporter in Eastern Europe right before the 9/11attacks – On his influences

Apr 25 2018

58mins

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Rank #5: Episode 91: Jim Antle

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Jim Antle knows the Right as well as anybody.  

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the editor of The American Conservative opens up about what he sees as the pros and cons of the Trump presidency, how Trump came to win the 2016 Republican primary, Trump's scandals, the fall of the Weekly Standard and much more.

Nov 11 2019

1hr 34mins

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Rank #6: Episdoe 92: Senator Ted Cruz

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If you're a listener of political podcasts, I'm guessing Sen. Ted Cruz needs no introduction. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the Texas senator discuses his relationship with Donald Trump, impeachment, foreign policy, the ideological fight within conservatism, his influences and so much more.

Dec 16 2019

56mins

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Rank #7: Episode 61: Thomas Sowell

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Few conservatives are more revered than Thomas Sowell. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the famed economist and iconoclast opens up about his new book, ‘Discrimination and Disparities,’ outlines his pessimism about America’s future, names his influences, and much more. Show Roadmap– On his new book, “Discrimination and Disparities” – What Sowell makes of Trump administration one year in

– Who is more responsible for the low unemployment rate: Obama or Trump? – Why Sowell is pessimistic about America’s future – Could Sowell fix America if he were dictator for a day? – How Sowell almost became a professional baseball player – Why Sowell turned down offer to become the Secretary of Education – On his influences

May 30 2018

26mins

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Rank #8: Episode 81 : Bill Press

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In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the longtime progressive political commentator opens up about Trump, the politics of the Green New Deal, his friends in cable news, 2020 and so much more.

Show Roadmap 

  • Press on what’s surprised him about the Trump presidency
  • Press on the one time he met Donald Trump
  • On what explains Trump's rise
  • What three policies Press would institute if he were king for a day
  • Is the Green New Deal a political loser for Democrats?
  • On 2020 -- and why he isn't ready yet to support Bernie again
  • On Jim Traficant, Tom Steyer, Roger Ailes, Matt Drudge, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, Rudy Giuliani and Dick Morris
  • On his career and influences

Feb 22 2019

1hr 35mins

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Rank #9: Episode 56: Don Lemon

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If you watch cable news, you know who Don Lemon is.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the host of CNN Tonight talks covering and interviewing Trump, the state of cable news, why he doesn’t find any conservative writers compelling, and much more.

Road Map

  • Has Trump’s first year surprised Lemon?
  • What Lemon has gleaned from his interactions with Trump
  • How covering Trump is different from covering other presidents
  • Is cable news good for the country?
  • On the Trump supporters he hosts on his show
  • Why Lemon thinks Trump is a racist
  • Is CNN to blame for Trump’s election victory?
  • Why Lemon doesn’t find any conservative writers compelling

Apr 16 2018

39mins

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Rank #10: Episode 89: Tim Alberta

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Tim Alberta may have just penned the most important book of the Trump era. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the Politico magazine correspondent and author of the new book "American Carnage" opens up about his new book, how Trump book over the GOP, his influences and much more. Show Roadmap
  • What has surprised Alberta about the Trump era
  • On his interactions with Trump
  • Why Trump won the primary
  • On how Trump took over the GOP
  • On how Pence, Mulvaney, Cruz and others ultimately came around to supporting Trump
  • On how the Freedom Caucus folded
  • On the Conways and Schlapps
  • On his career and influences

Jul 29 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rank #11: Episode 70: Brian Stelter

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Brian Stelter is CNN’s media critic-in-chief.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, CNN’s senior media correspondent and host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources” discusses covering the media in the Age of Trump, his thoughts on media bias, his relationship with famous media figures, his influences, and much more. Show Roadmap: 
  • What has surprised Stelter about the Trump presidency.
  • On his interactions with Trump.
  • On how the media have covered Trump — and whether he thinks it has erred at all.
  • Does the media try to keep us in a constant state of outrage?
  • Does media political bias infect the news?
  • On the pro-Trump voices at CNN.
  • Stelter on his favorite non-CNN cable news shows.
  • On how Trump changed presidential politics — and why he thinks Oprah 2020 could happen.
  • Can he imagine a successful Trump presidency?
  • On Jeff Zucker, Tucker Carlson, Alex Jones, Sean Hannity, Roger Ailes, Jared Kushner, and Matt Drudge.
  • On his career and influences.

Sep 12 2018

1hr 31mins

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Rank #12: Episode 59: Niall Ferguson

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At just 54 years old, Niall Ferguson may well be the most famous history professor in the world today. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the academic and prolific author talks about how the Trump administration is doing after a year in office, and discusses the state of the world, his influences and much more. Show Roadmap– Ferguson on what’s surprised him about the Trump administration – How the Trump administration has done after a year in office – On why Trump won – On whether Ferguson’s new book is really a case against populism – Ferguson gives his thoughts on world hotspots, from China to North Korea to Saudi Arabia – On his influences

May 15 2018

42mins

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Rank #13: Episode 88: Mollie Hemingway

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Mollie Hemingway is seen by many as among the most prominent conservative defenders of Donald Trump.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, Hemingway discusses her new book on the Kavanaugh hearings "Justice on Trial,"  the rise of Trump, why she came around to supporting Trump, the state of the media and much more. Show Roadmap 
  • On what she's learned from her interactions with Trump
  • On why she thinks Trump won the Republican primary
  • On whether she thinks Trump's recent tweets about "the Squad" were racist
  • Her thoughts on a Pizzagate conspiracist being named a Lincoln Fellow
  • On why she thinks what she calls the "Russian Hoax" is a conspiracy theory worse than 9/11 Trutherism
  • On the state of the media
  • On whether it is fair to ask who funds the Federalist?
  • On her new book "Justice on Trial"
  • On her career, influences and friendship with Christopher Hitchens

Jul 19 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #14: Episode 84: Matt Lewis

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If you are a regular listener of The Jamie Weinstein Show, you know who Matt Lewis is.

In his third appearance on the podcast, Lewis opens up about the 2020 presidential race, discusses whether he could vote for Trump or any of the Democratic presidential contenders and takes a slew of questions submitted on Twitter.

Show Roadmap 

  • On the state of Trump's presidency
  • On the state of NeverTrump
  • Will Trump get a primary challenge -- perhaps even from Ann Coulter?
  • What he makes of the Democratic Field: Joe Biden, Beto, Kamala Harris, Mayor Pete, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren
  • Could Matt vote for any of the Democratic candidates -- could he vote for Trump in 2020?
  • Why does everyone hate Howard Schultz?
  • Could a big name Democratic candidate we are not talking about still jump in the race?
  • Twitter Qs from regular listeners of the show
  • A unique set of closing questions

Apr 12 2019

1hr

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Rank #15: Episode 72: Max Boot

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For years, Max Boot considered himself a pillar of the conservative establishment. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the longtime conservative foreign policy intellectual and author of The Corrosion of Conservatism opens up about why he left the Republican Party, why he has changed his mind on various political issues since the election of Donald Trump, and much more.

Show Roadmap:

  • What has surprised Boot since election of Donald Trump.
  • Why Boot thinks Trump won the Republican Primary.
  • On how he’s changed his mind on questions of race.
  • On admitting supporting the Iraq war was a mistake .
  • On why Boot only now began to “think for himself” — and whether that indicts his previous career as a conservative commentator.
  • Whether it is responsible to compare Russian interference in the 2016 election to 9/11.
  • On Lindsey Graham.
  • On who Boot hopes runs for President in 2020.
  • On what he would do if the 2020 presidential race was Trump vs Bernie Sanders.
  • On Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
  • What Boot makes of the different strands of Never Trumper-ism.
  • On Matt Drudge, Steve Bannon, Bill Buckley, and Marco Rubio.
  • On his career and influences.

Oct 03 2018

1hr 24mins

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Rank #16: Episode 79: Sam Nunberg

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Sam Nunberg was there for the early days of Trump’s presidential run.  

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the oft-fired former Trump aide who has been questioned in the Russia investigation opens up about the Trump presidency, his mentor Roger Stone, the state of the Russia investigation, and much more.

Show Roadmap:
  • What’s surprised Nunberg about Trump’s presidency.
  • On the early days of the Trump campaign.
  • Nunberg on his interactions with Trump — and how he’s talked to him since he was elected.
  • Nunberg on why he thinks Trump won the Republican primary.
  • On his conversations with Trump and Roger Stone about Roy Cohn.
  • On the Russian investigation — and where he thinks it is going.
  • On he and Steve Bannon’s efforts in the 2018 midterm elections.
  • On Matt Drudge, Jared Kushner, and Sean Hannity.
  • On his influences.

Dec 26 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #17: Episode 93: Jonah Goldberg

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For two decades, Jonah Goldberg has been one of America's premiere conservative polemicists.   

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the long-time conservative commentator and founder of the new publication The Dispatch opens up about being a Trump-skeptical conservative in the Age of Trump, why he left the National Review, the state of the Trump presidency, how he feels the media has covered Trump and much more. 

Feb 04 2020

1hr 38mins

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Rank #18: Episode 4: Roger Stone

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Roger Stone is a long time advisor of Donald Trump – he is a defender of Trump even though he has no official connection to the campaign any longer. In this interview, we talk about the Trump campaign from beginning to present; how Roy Cohn mentored a young Trump, how Roger advised him early on, and his current campaign operations.

Roger also leads us into an inside look at his decades-long career in political advising, from helping Reagan get on the ballot in New York to working with Nixon post-presidency.

Show Notes

  • What Donald Trump learned from Roy Cohn
  • What Roger thinks of allegations Trump campaign is tied to Putin
  • What he makes of Trump’s shuffling of campaign staff
  • How much Trump is actually worth
  • The saga of Trump’s involvement in birtherism
  • Why Roger thinks Trump should release his tax records
  • What Roger thinks of his ban from cable television
  • About his time working for Richard Nixon post-presidency

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Oct 03 2016

58mins

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Rank #19: Episode 85: Darren Beattie

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Darren Beattie is no stranger to controversy. In the latest "The Jamie Weinstein Show," the former White House speechwriter who was fired for giving a speech at a conference with nefarious connections opens up about why he thinks he got a raw deal, why he became the first non-tenured professor to endorse Trump, his influences and much more. Show Roadmap
  • On growing up in Palau
  • On his PhD thesis
  • On why he endorsed Trump and how he came to work for the administration
  • Beattie defends speaking at the HL Menken Club conference
  • On why he thinks Trump won the GOP primary
  • On foreign policy, immigration and more
  • On the Russian investigation
  • On his influences
  • On working for Matt Gaetz

May 27 2019

1hr 42mins

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Rank #20: Episode 77: Mike Morell

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Mike Morell spent a career studying and analyzing the world.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency opens up about the first two years of the Trump administration, the state of conflicts around the world, Jamal Khashoggi, and so much more. ShowRoadmap:  
  • What’s surprised Morell about the first two years of the Trump administration.
  • What Morell thinks about the state of the war in Afghanistan.
  • The threat of Islamist terrorism 17 years after 9/11.
  • What are our options in North Korea?
  • Why Morell thinks China is America’s number one challenge — and will be for decades.
  • What Morell thinks of MBS — and how the president should have handled the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.
  • On the threat from Iran.
  • What Morell thinks of the “Russia Collusion” investigation.
  • Morell on how America’s military advantage is rapidly deteriorating.
  • Morell on his influences.

Dec 11 2018

1hr 9mins

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Episode 101: H.R. McMaster

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Retired Gen. H.R. McMaster is not only a decorated soldier but a well-respected historian.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the former National Security Adviser to President Trump opens up about what it is like working for Trump, his new book "Battlegrounds," his influences and much more.

Oct 22 2020

57mins

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Episode 100: Michael Medved

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Michael Medved speaks his mind, consequences be damned. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the long-time conservative radio host and author opens up about why he's supporting Biden for president, what he makes of the Trump administration, why he left (or was forced out of) Salem Radio, his influences and much more.

Oct 19 2020

2hr 10mins

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Episode 99: Bill Ayers

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Bill Ayers is back.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein, the founder of The Weather Underground opens up about the current protest movement in the U.S., his thoughts on Defund the Police, his son becoming the DA of San Francisco, the 2020 election and much more.

Sep 23 2020

1hr 41mins

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Episode 98: Brian Stelter

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Brian Stelter returns.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the chief media correspondent for CNN and author of the new book "Hoax" discusses his new book, Trump's effect on the media, Fox News and how it is different from other cable news networks, and much more.

Sep 11 2020

1hr 24mins

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Episode 97: John Bolton

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If you are a listener of this podcast, John Bolton needs no introduction.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the former National Security Advisor to Donald Trump discusses his new book "The Room Where It Happened," the fallout from his criticism of President Trump, his influences and much more.

Sep 07 2020

49mins

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Episode 96: Tim Miller

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Tim Miller is a longtime Republican operative turned leader of the Never Trump movement.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the former top level communications aide to both the Jon Huntsman for President and Jeb Bush for President campaigns opens up about how his views have evolved, what has surprised him about the Trump administration, whether he believes there is a place in the GOP for him after Trump, how the media has covered Trump and much more.

Sep 03 2020

1hr 57mins

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Episode 96: Tim Miller

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Sep 03 2020

1hr 57mins

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Episode 95: Ben Askren

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Ben Askren is a champion several times over.

In the latest episode of "The Jamie Weinstein," the retired combat sports superstar opens up about his political views, the Coronavirus pandemic, what it takes to be a champion athlete, his career and much, much more.

Apr 27 2020

1hr 14mins

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Episode 94: Matt Lewis

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Matt Lewis is back.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the first-ever to be recorded remotely, the Daily Beast columnist and CNN columnist talks all things Coronavirus.

Apr 14 2020

1hr 6mins

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Episode 93: Jonah Goldberg

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For two decades, Jonah Goldberg has been one of America's premiere conservative polemicists.   

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the long-time conservative commentator and founder of the new publication The Dispatch opens up about being a Trump-skeptical conservative in the Age of Trump, why he left the National Review, the state of the Trump presidency, how he feels the media has covered Trump and much more. 

Feb 04 2020

1hr 38mins

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Episdoe 92: Senator Ted Cruz

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If you're a listener of political podcasts, I'm guessing Sen. Ted Cruz needs no introduction. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the Texas senator discuses his relationship with Donald Trump, impeachment, foreign policy, the ideological fight within conservatism, his influences and so much more.

Dec 16 2019

56mins

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Episode 91: Jim Antle

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Jim Antle knows the Right as well as anybody.  

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the editor of The American Conservative opens up about what he sees as the pros and cons of the Trump presidency, how Trump came to win the 2016 Republican primary, Trump's scandals, the fall of the Weekly Standard and much more.

Nov 11 2019

1hr 34mins

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Episode 90: Joe Walsh

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Joe Walsh is running for president.    In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the former firebrand tea party Congressman talks about his incendiary past, why he is primary challenging Trump, whether he regrets not voting for Hillary in 2016, his Rand Paul-like foreign policy, his influences and much more.

Sep 16 2019

49mins

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Episode 89: Tim Alberta

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Tim Alberta may have just penned the most important book of the Trump era. In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the Politico magazine correspondent and author of the new book "American Carnage" opens up about his new book, how Trump book over the GOP, his influences and much more. Show Roadmap
  • What has surprised Alberta about the Trump era
  • On his interactions with Trump
  • Why Trump won the primary
  • On how Trump took over the GOP
  • On how Pence, Mulvaney, Cruz and others ultimately came around to supporting Trump
  • On how the Freedom Caucus folded
  • On the Conways and Schlapps
  • On his career and influences

Jul 29 2019

1hr 23mins

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Episode 88: Mollie Hemingway

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Mollie Hemingway is seen by many as among the most prominent conservative defenders of Donald Trump.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, Hemingway discusses her new book on the Kavanaugh hearings "Justice on Trial,"  the rise of Trump, why she came around to supporting Trump, the state of the media and much more. Show Roadmap 
  • On what she's learned from her interactions with Trump
  • On why she thinks Trump won the Republican primary
  • On whether she thinks Trump's recent tweets about "the Squad" were racist
  • Her thoughts on a Pizzagate conspiracist being named a Lincoln Fellow
  • On why she thinks what she calls the "Russian Hoax" is a conspiracy theory worse than 9/11 Trutherism
  • On the state of the media
  • On whether it is fair to ask who funds the Federalist?
  • On her new book "Justice on Trial"
  • On her career, influences and friendship with Christopher Hitchens

Jul 19 2019

1hr 8mins

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Episode 87: George Will

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George Will is the undisputed king of conservative commentary. In the latest episode of "The Jamie Weinstein Show," the Washington Post columnist opens up about his new book "The Conservative Sensibility," his atheism, the 2020 election, the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, his influences and so much more. Show Roadmap
  • On his new book "The Conservative Sensibility"
  • Will on majoring in religion -- and becoming an atheist
  • Why America is a propositional nation
  • On whether he could imagine any scenario where Trump is a successful president
  • On whether Americans have a duty to vote
  • On what was the last American war Will thought was wise
  • On what role Will believes human rights should play in American foreign policy
  • On who he sees as his successor
  • On Matt Drudge, Sebastian Gorka, Roger Ailes and Tucker Carlson
  • On his career and influences

Jul 09 2019

40mins

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Episode 86: Alexander Nazaryan

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Alexander Nazaryan believes his book on the Trump administration isn't like all the others.

In the latest episode of "The Jamie Weinstein Show," the author of the new book "The Best People" opens up on Trump's presidency, the media's coverage of Trump, his new book and much more.

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What's surprised Nazaryan about Trump's presidency

Why Nazaryan thinks Trump won

Why Nazaryan agrees with conservative criticism that the media is liberally biased

What makes Nazaryan's book different than the other books on the Trump administration

What Nazaryan learned about Trump's decision making process

On whether those who cooperated with Nazaryan get better treatment than those who didn't in his book

On the revelations in Nazaryan's new book

Nazaryan defends certain quotes in his book

On his career and influences

Jun 19 2019

1hr 17mins

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Episode 85: Darren Beattie

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Darren Beattie is no stranger to controversy. In the latest "The Jamie Weinstein Show," the former White House speechwriter who was fired for giving a speech at a conference with nefarious connections opens up about why he thinks he got a raw deal, why he became the first non-tenured professor to endorse Trump, his influences and much more. Show Roadmap
  • On growing up in Palau
  • On his PhD thesis
  • On why he endorsed Trump and how he came to work for the administration
  • Beattie defends speaking at the HL Menken Club conference
  • On why he thinks Trump won the GOP primary
  • On foreign policy, immigration and more
  • On the Russian investigation
  • On his influences
  • On working for Matt Gaetz

May 27 2019

1hr 42mins

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Episode 84: Matt Lewis

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If you are a regular listener of The Jamie Weinstein Show, you know who Matt Lewis is.

In his third appearance on the podcast, Lewis opens up about the 2020 presidential race, discusses whether he could vote for Trump or any of the Democratic presidential contenders and takes a slew of questions submitted on Twitter.

Show Roadmap 

  • On the state of Trump's presidency
  • On the state of NeverTrump
  • Will Trump get a primary challenge -- perhaps even from Ann Coulter?
  • What he makes of the Democratic Field: Joe Biden, Beto, Kamala Harris, Mayor Pete, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren
  • Could Matt vote for any of the Democratic candidates -- could he vote for Trump in 2020?
  • Why does everyone hate Howard Schultz?
  • Could a big name Democratic candidate we are not talking about still jump in the race?
  • Twitter Qs from regular listeners of the show
  • A unique set of closing questions

Apr 12 2019

1hr

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Episode 83: Jane Coaston

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Few reporters for left-of-center publications cover the right-of-center as well as Jane Coaston. 

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the Senior Politics Reporter for VOX opens up on the rise of Trump, state of the conservative movement, 2020, what it was like to be a liberal editing the conservative newspaper in college and much more.

Show Roadmap 

  • On how Trump is doing 2 years in
  • On why Trump won
  • On what it was like to edit a conservative paper in college as a liberal
  • On the state of the NeverTrump movement
  • On whether she still thinks you should punch Nazis
  • On the state of the media
  • On 2020
  • Twitter Qs
  • Closing Questions

Mar 18 2019

1hr 57mins

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You asked us to pause & write a review if we liked the show. I like the show.

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Great show. Fair and interesting interviews. Does not follow standard talking points.