• October 23, 2020

Polite Disagreement Over a Civil Debate

Jean and Robert are joined by Susan Milligan, senior political correspondent at U.S. News & World Report, to break down the theatrics and the substance of the final presidential debate. They find some areas of common ground and a lot…

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  • October 18, 2020

Supremely Annoying; Social Screwup

Robert and Jean agree that political theatre in the U.S. Senate was downright un-watchable this week as Judge Amy Coney Barrett reminded the world of an unflinching Buckingham Palace guard while Senators from both sides put on annoying, over-the-top shows…

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  • October 18, 2020

An Antidote to the [Debate] Show

Co-hosts Robert and Jean reflect widespread agreement that the first Trump-Biden debate was excruciating to watch. Jean revisits her theory that President Trump is a message-tester who functions like a social media or search engine algorithm; Robert is relieved his…

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  • October 18, 2020

Supremely Dysfunctional

Co-hosts Robert and Jean find agreement on the importance of voting and the danger of court-packing while sharing different viewpoints on Republicans’ decision to quickly nominate and vote on a nominee to the Supreme Court. Along the way, their conversation…

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  • October 18, 2020

The Political Layers of COVID Economic Relief

Co-hosts Robert and Jean dive into the many considerations of a COVID economic relief package — from deficits and unemployment to vaccine hopes and masked (or umasked) economic re-openings. They also illuminate how the politics around the policy debate are…

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  • October 18, 2020

Do Revelations Matter?

Co-hosts Robert and Jean discuss a range of revelations from the news of the week. Robert calls revelations about Trump “not surprising but shocking” and Jean highlights the revelation that Disney worked with Chinese Communist Party propaganda departments to produce…

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  • October 18, 2020

Social Unrest + Pandemic Election = ?

Jean, Robert and Claude discuss ongoing social unrest and the presidential candidates’ response. The co-hosts find agreement on their desire for more media attention around truly peaceful protests, and on the need for national leaders to be reassuring as the…

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  • August 27, 2020

Miles Taylor: Mr. Bright Side

This special episode of Bipodisan features President Trump’s former Chief of Staff for the Department of Homeland Security Miles Taylor. Taylor discusses why he is a conservative (and why Trump is not) as well as why he is supporting Joe…

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