In This Episode
White House press secretary Jen Psaki joins Jon F. and Dan to chat about all of the challenges in front of the Biden administration. Then Jon and Dan examine the debate over popularism and the direction of the Democratic Party and a new investigative report about AT&T’s role in propping up the right-wing propaganda network OAN.
Playbook PM: New polling on Biden, Trump, McConnell and Pelosi
Punchbowl: Democrats are nowhere
CNN: Poll: Most Democrats favor a bigger bill on social safety net and climate
Fox News op-ed by Sen. Sanders: Biden’s $3.5T plan to help working families depends on Democratic unity
NYT: Of 4 Family Policies in Democrats’ Bill, Which Deserves Priority?
CNN’s Manu Raju tweet
Guardian’s Hugo Lowell tweet (10/13)
Yahoo: Psaki slams Abbott’s anti-vax executive order: ‘Against all public health information and data out there’
WaPo: White House press secretary Psaki holds news conference
CNN: Jen Psaki: The administration takes the events of January 6th very seriously
Yahoo: A ‘very disappointed’ Pelosi and a ‘frustrated’ Biden confront the realities of a less ambitious domestic agenda
Reuters: ‘There will be things that people can’t get,’ at Christmas, White House warns
NBC: White House anticipates more economic woes, tough midterm fight
White House: Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with G20 Leaders
White House: Statement by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Bilateral Meeting between President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya
Politico: ‘The president’s decline is alarming’: Biden trapped in coronavirus malaise
Portland Press Harold: Biden undercuts White House executive privilege shield
White House: Executive Order on the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Native Americans and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities
White House: Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Senate’s Vote on the Debt Limit
Ny Times: David Shor Is Telling Democrats What They Don’t Want to Hear
NY Times: Jamelle Bouie
Medium: Shor Is Mainly Wrong About Racism (which is to say, about electoral politics)
Politico: The Democrats’ Privileged College-Kid Problem
Salon: Democrats don’t have to save themselves. Donald Trump is still here to help
American Prospect: The Case for Deliverism
TWO TRUTHS AND A BIG LIE
Reuters: How AT&T helped build far-right One America News
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