The Bulwark Podcast

The Bulwark Podcast
Smart, Conservative, Never Tribal
Why is Trump Afraid of Putin?
Jan 18 • 33 min
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Professor Tom Nichols, author of 'The Death of Expertise' joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest about the Mueller investigation, how folks on the right are reacting, and what they tell themselves to make the pain go…
The 1970s Roots of Trumpism
Jan 17 • 38 min
On today's Bulwark Podcast Princeton history professors and co-authors Julian Zelizer and Kevin Kruse join host Charlie Sykes to discuss their new book _Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974. _Special Guests: Julian E. Zelizer and Kevin…
Daniel Krauthammer on ‘The Point of It All’
Jan 16 • 22 min
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Daniel Krauthammer joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his late father, and his last book, which he edited, 'The Point of It All.'Special Guest: Daniel Krauthammer.
Confessions of a Recovering Libertarian
Jan 15 • 37 min
On today's Daily Bulwark Podcast, Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Jerry's confessions as a recovering libertarian, virtue signalling in the GOP, how the decline of broad political knowledge is fueling excessive…
Tucker Carlson is Wrong
Jan 14 • 29 min
On today's Daily Bulwark podcast, National Review's David French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Tucker Carlson's "victimhood populism" and its recent popularity on the right, and what he gets wrong. Also, why the much-debated potential for President…
Who’s Up For A Purge?
Jan 11 • 43 min
Matt Lewis joins Charlie Sykes to discuss Steve King's harm toward the GOP, the bigoted infighting of the Ft. Worth GOP, how Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke are crossing streams, the latest about the shutdown, and what Mitt Romney's Senate career will…
All the King’s Men
Jan 10 • 20 min
On today’s Bulwark podcast, Jonathan V. Last, Jim Swift, and Adam Rubenstein discuss the first primary challenge of 2020: Iowa’s Steve King.Special Guests: Adam Rubenstein and Jim Swift.
The 1990s Roots of Trumpism
Jan 9 • 23 min
On today's Bulwark Podcast NBC's Steve Kornacki joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the politics of the 1990s and how it gave way to Trumpism, and his new book The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political TribalismSpecial Guest: Steve…
What is Trump About to Do?
Jan 8 • 31 min
Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's address to the nation, what might happen if he declares a national emergency to build a border wall, the latest in the DOJ with Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and…
Is Trumpism Crumbling Already?
Jan 7 • 19 min
In the first official Bulwark podcast, editor-at-large Bill Kristol and executive editor Jonathan V. Last join host and editor-in-chief Charlie Sykes to discuss the future of conservatism, the fate of Trumpism, the weird political moment, and how The…
Romney Causes Panic in Trumpland
Jan 3 • 20 min
In this special pre-launch episode of The Bulwark Podcast, Charlie Sykes is joined by Bill Kristol to discuss how Senator Mitt Romney's Washington Post op-ed has Trumpland in a panic. Special Guest: Bill Kristol.
Episode 1: Welcome to the Bulwark Podcast
Dec 21, 2018 • 33 min
Bill Kristol, founder of The Weekly Standard, tells host Charlie Sykes that the spirit of the magazine will live on. Plus, Mattis, Syria, the shutdown, and much more.Special Guest: Bill Kristol.