Nov 12, 2022 • 52M

Blue Checks and Red Ripples (Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus)

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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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0:00 Mickey mourns the fate of his midterm hopes and dreams
12:14 What the midterm results mean for 2024
19:30 Who wins in a Trump v. DeSantis civil war?
23:44 Bob’s plan to boot Biden from the 2024 ticket
29:41 Will Musk chicken out on his blue check shake-up?
35:46 The Twitter business model Musk may be banking on
46:12 Parrot room preview: Ukraine update; more Twitter business model talk; Metaverse vibe check; Errol Morris’s Leary love story; questioning “blame Trump” midterm post-mortems; is America getting nicer?; Mickey’s ongoing lessons on how to talk to a liberal; critiquing Chamath Palihapitiya’s critiques of journalism

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Mickey Kaus (kausfiles, The End of Equality). Recorded November 11, 2022.

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