The Pundit Class Ponders Racism

Premiere DateJul 17, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:30 It’s a summer birthday streak
03:10 Morning John on Trump’s quadrupling down on racism
16:42 Time for “Choose your own adventure: terrible takes edition”
43:33 Pelosi’s responsibility for the attacks on her party
59:22 Credits, “Quite the Mouth” by Alex Little and the Suspicious Minds
60:10 Finish

People who talk about politics for a living have used Donald Trump’s racist tweets as an opportunity to have a meaningless discussion about what racism really means. We take a look at the worst responses since Trump’s original tweets telling four women of color to go back to where they came from.

Chris Cillizza
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John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…