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The trial of five members of the Oath Keepers wrapped up yesterday with guilty verdicts, including on the harshest charge of seditious conspiracy for the group’s leader and one other. It’s the perfect preface for today’s guest and the story he brings us.
Jeff Sharlet is one of my favorite guests and one of my favorite authors/journalists. This morning, his new article went live on the Vanity Fair, and it’s what you expect from a Jeff Sharlet piece set in one of his road trips inside today’s America. This time, he tells us about his own private Wisconsin death trip among militia men and fascists, and thankfully some beautiful souls.
It was the day after the extreme court struck down Roe v Wade… Jeff joins us for the second half hour of the show.
We’ll begin with a round up of the day’s news, including the latest on the government’s efforts to derail a railroad strike, and the very sad news of the death of Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie. “And the songbirds keep singing like they know the score And I love you, I love you, I love you Like never before….”