News segment with Sean, Joe, and Drew:
(00:00) Intro and T-shirts.
(06:38) The California recall results and reform proposals.
(14:20) Unhinged Joe Biden conspiracy theories vs. 9/11 conspiracies.
(19:02) The Bob Woodward and Robert Costa book “Peril.”
(24:17) Florida’s clownish governor.
(28:24) The Met Gala. Progressive circular firing squad.
(36:46) Joe’s climate update. The climate desperation of today’s youth.
Guest segment with Doug Berger. Sean and Christophe interview the host of the Secular Left and Glass City Humanist.
(44:51) Guest intro and T-shirts.
(48:03) Question 1: Is a liberal news outlet like CNN obligated to present opposing views? Are there two sides to public policy issues?
(56:21) Question 2: Can you tell us what you consider to be the worst examples of bothsidesism?
(01:02:10) What is the Fairness Doctrine, and what did it do?
(01:03:50) Question 3: Do you think these outlets behave this way because they are still sort of trying to adhere to the Fairness Docrtine?
(01:08:42) Question 4: Is it possible to ever expect fair news coverage under the capitalist system?
(01:14:40) Question 5: Was the polarization of the news media inevitable?
(01:23:03) Question 6: How much of a role did the liberal media play in the rise of Donald Trump?
(01:27:27) Question 7: How much of a role did the liberal media play in Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the 2020 election results?
(01:32:32) Media treats public officials with kid gloves since their pundits need access to public officials.
(01:40:32) Wrapup and outro with Joe and Drew.
Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa
Al Gore’s Climate TRACE finds vast undercounts of emissions
Not a single G20 country is in line with the Paris Agreement on climate, analysis shows
Widespread psychological distress from government climate inaction