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February 14, 2023
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“The 2024 Mess America Pageant.”

In This Episode

The GOP primary heats up, along with a little Don-on-Ron action. President Biden enrages Republican politicians everywhere by hammering their position on Medicare and Social Security. Congressman Adam Schiff stops by to talk about his campaign for California Senate. And the guys play a round of Take Appreciator.


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Show Notes

  • NYT: Ron DeSantis Is Not Scott Walker
  • Morning Consult: DeSantis Looks More Electable Than Trump Against Biden
  • NYT op-ed: Nikki Haley Threw It All Away,  by Stewart Stevens
  • Politico: The ‘CEO of Anti-Woke Inc.’ Has His Eye on the Presidency
  • Politico: Nikki Haley’s Woman Problem
  • NYT: DeSantis’s Challenge: When, and How, to Counterattack Trump
  • Trump Truth (2/13)
  • TheGuardian: Nikki Haley would sink DeSantis and hand Trump victory – poll
  • Politico: Why Donald Trump may not be Nikki Haley’s biggest obstacle
  • WaPo: Nikki Haley, Tim Scott and more to blitz Iowa, S. Carolina in 2024 ‘preseason’
  • Politico: Dems fret policing talks will be tangled with Tim Scott’s presidential hopes
  • NYT: Pranks, Parties and Politics: Ron DeSantis’s Year as a Schoolteacher
  • NBC: Biden escalates fight over Social Security and Medicare, frustrating Republicans
  • BusinessInsider: Ron DeSantis backed deep cuts to Social Security and Medicare while in Congress. Trump is ready to hammer him for it ahead of 2024.
  • WaPo: GOP hopefuls’ past positions on Social Security loom over 2024 primary
  • WaPo: The simple politics of Biden’s focus on Social Security
  • CNN: Kevin McCarthy leans on ‘five families’ as House GOP plots debt-limit tactics
  • CNN: Fact check: Breaking down Biden’s exchanges with Republican senators over Social Security and Medicare
  • CNN: ​​Biden has yet to say just how he would strengthen Social Security and Medicare trust funds
  • Vox: Biden finally makes a case for Democrats that doesn’t involve Trump