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November 11, 2021
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“Republicans not quite in array.”

In This Episode

The Republican Party is still more Marjorie Taylor Green than Glenn Youngkin, Washington Post columnist Perry Bacon joins to talk Democratic midterm strategy in the wake of last week’s elections, and Jon and Dan answer a few of your questions.


Show Notes 


GOP Not So Array

  • Punchbowl: Inside the drama in the House GOP 
  • Vice: Trump Just Endorsed Militia-Backed Candidate Against Idaho’s GOP Governor 
  • WaPo: Custody fight in Pennsylvania could decide the political fate of GOP Senate candidate Sean Parnell 
  • NPR: Here’s what ‘Let’s Go, Brandon’ actually means and how it made its way to Congress 
  • Independent’s Eric Michael Garcia tweet 
  • CNN: January 6 committee issues 10 more subpoenas, including to Stephen Miller and Kayleigh McEnany
  • MSNBC op-ed: Stephen Miller’s and Kayleigh McEnany’s Jan. 6 subpoenas are being overhyped 
  • CNN: New January 6 subpoenas increase pressure on Garland to set an example with Bannon
  • Slate: Merrick Garland Is About to Face His Most Important Test 
  • Politico’s Josh Gerstein tweet 
  • MSNBC: Steve Bannon’s subpoena case is taking longer than we want it to. That’s a good thing. 
  • NYT: Georgia Grand Jury Looms in Trump Inquiry 


Virginia Fallout Continued

  • WaPo: An abnormal Republican Party was treated normally by voters in New Jersey and Virginia
  • WaPo: The problem with our election obsession
  • WaPo: The trouble with Biden’s first eight months
  • WaPo: The progressives break through in Boston
  • WaPo: The three political movements of 2021
  • WaPo: Why the Biden administration’s competence strategy is flawed
  • Civis: Key Takeaways from the 2021 Virginia Election
  • Politico: What Democrats are Getting Wrong About Cities and Suburbs
  • Vox: Did critical race theory really swing the Virginia election?
  • The Nation: Lessons From Virginia: You Can’t Ignore the Civil War
  • The Conversation: Lessons from the Virginia governor’s race: Pay attention to voters’ concerns instead of making it all about national politics
  • WaPo: Virginia Republicans rise from the ashes while Democrats ponder what went wrong
  • The New Republic: It’s Time for Biden to Go on Offense
  • Jacobin: The Virginia Governor Race Shows That Dems Can’t Count on Running Against Trump
  • NY Times: Bill Clinton Saved His Presidency. Here’s How Biden Can, Too.
  • Financial Times: New Jersey’s suburban voters provide ‘wake-up call’ in Democrats’ slim victory
  • NY Times: Democrats Deny Political Reality at Their Own Peril
  • WaPo: Democrats fret about an enthusiasm gap in Virginia’s gubernatorial contest
  • Ny Times: The Powerful G.O.P. Strategy Democrats Must Counter if They Want to Win
  • U.S. News: Heightened Fear of Rising Crime Plays Into GOP’s Suburbs Strategy



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