Mike Lux is producing videos under the moniker of "The Politics Guy" these days. Mike has been a force in progressive politics for four decades as a strategist and presidential advisor. He joins us today to weigh in as a champion of progressive candidates and causes on the first night of the first Democratic debates of the 2020 presidential elections, and about the final rulings handed down this morning by the Supreme Court. Needless to say, there's a lot to talk about!
It's a busy Friday on the show as Nicole speaks with Simon Maloy of Media Matters about Trump's pardon of right wing provocateur Dinesh D'Sousa. Nicole also welcomes long-time progressive strategist Mike Lux, whose new book "How to Democrat in the Age of Trump" is released today.
In case you missed it, James O'Keefe - the slimy twerp whose "Project Veritas" uses hidden cameras and creative editing to smear people and ruin lives has struck again. After destroying ACORN, trying to derail Planned Parenthood, and a few other escapades, this time O'Keefe went after Democracy Partners. The latest ‘gotcha’ videos from conservative provocateur James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas Action have some shocking claims that, if they are true, would indicate Democrats are playing dirty to get Hillary Clinton elected. In one video, a contractor seems to brag about sending homeless and mentally ill people to harass Republicans. [...]
Nicole Sandler wraps up another week with a busy show! Progressive consultant & strategist Mike Lux weighs in on the Democratic divide, and Julianna Forlano brings the snark!
At the end of tonight's show, I read a portion of my all-time favorite book. The thing is, Horton Hears a Who wasn't my favorite book until I became politically aware! That's when I realized what an activist Dr. Seuss was, and the fact that this supposed children's book is all about exhorting each and every one of us to speak out, loudly and strongly, for the things in which we believe. You'll hear the context if you listen through to the end of the podcast. It shouldn't be that difficult. Tonight's show was a particularly good one, even if [...]