Beg to Differ with Mona Charen

Beg to Differ with Mona Charen

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Mona Charen hosts a roundtable with Linda Chavez, Bill Galston, and Damon Linker discussing the news of the week.


Swan Song
Aug 7 • 69 min
On this week’s Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes describes his disturbing experience with DHS. The group also discusses the Swan/Trump interview and the lessons of Beirut.Special Guests: Benjamin Wittes, Bill Galston, Damon Linker,…
Postpone the Election Edition
Jul 31 • 68 min
On this week's Beg to Differ, A.B. Stoddard joins the usual crew to discuss mail-in voting in the 2020 election, Trump floating delaying it, Louie Gohmert, Herman Cain, and COVID-19, and a discussion about the Veepstakes and Congress skewering Big…
Should Never-Trump Republicans Vote Straight Democrat in November?
Jul 24 • 70 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Bret Stephens joins the usual crew to address the federal invasion of Portland and other cities, Trump's saber-rattling toward China, and how to punish the GOP for its descent into Trumpism.Special Guests:…
Who’s Worse: The Left or the Right?
Jul 17 • 63 min
On this week's Bulwark podcast Beg to Differ, Sol Stern joins to discuss the strange transformation of City Journal. The group also tackles the Bari Weiss imbroglio and Joe Biden's policy announcements.Special Guests: Bill Galston, Damon Linker, Linda…
The Deep State and Other Lies
Jul 10 • 56 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, David Frum joins to discuss his new book "Trumpocalypse: Restoring American Democracy.” The group then analyzes cancel culture, the Harper's letter, and Trump's war on immigrants.Special Guests: Bill Galston,…
Some Optimistic Notes
Jul 3 • 64 min
On this week's Beg to Differ, Eliot Cohen joins David Priess and the usual crew to discuss the President's Daily Briefing, Russian bounties, and the 2020 elections.Special Guests: Bill Galston, David Priess, Eliot Cohen, and Linda Chavez.
If The Election Were Held Tomorrow
Jun 26 • 57 min
On this week’s Beg to Differ, strategist Mike Murphy joins to discuss some amazing poll numbers, domestic unrest, and toppling statues.Special Guests: Bill Galston, Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Mike Murphy.
Bolton, DACA, and 2020
Jun 19 • 75 min
On this week's edition of Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Adam J. White joins the usual crew to discuss the John Bolton revelations, the Supreme Court and Textualism, and gutting of Voice of America.Special Guests: Adam J. White, Bill Galston, Damon…
George Floyd, Robert E. Lee, and Harry Potter
Jun 12 • 59 min
On this week’s Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Clark Neily of the Cato Institute joins the group to answer the question: Is police reform really that hard? Also up: the NY Times, confederate statues, and more.Special Guests: Bill Galston, Clark Neily,…
“Battlespace”
Jun 5 • 63 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen podcast, Anne Applebaum joins the usual cast to discuss how history will judge those complicit with Trumpism, the protests and unrest as a result of the death of George Floyd, and the criticism of President…
Hong Kong Squeezed. Minneapolis Burns.
May 29 • 74 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen podcast, Patrick Chovanec joins the usual cast to discuss China’s crackdown on Hong Kong, the agony of Minneapolis and the veepstakes.Special Guests: Bill Galston, Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Patrick…
“Obamagate” Follies
May 22 • 74 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Tim Miller joins the usual cast to discuss the fake "Obamagate" conspiracy, Michael Flynn, Biden's veepstakes, and whether his basement strategy is paying off.Special Guests: Bill Galston, Damon Linker, Linda…
Barring the Doors of Justice?
May 15 • 64 min
On this week’s Beg to Differ podcast, AEI’s Adam White joins the panel to ponder Bill Barr’s bona fides, untangle the Flynn case, analyze the Supreme Court’s oral arguments, and chew over the right's demonization of Anthony Fauci.Special Guests: Adam J.…
Still No Plan
May 8 • 71 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, A.B. Stoddard joins regulars Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Bill Galston to discuss the next phase of COVID-19 bumbling from the White House, the #ReOpen protests, the 2020 race and down ballot elections,…
Does it Matter if Tara Reade is Not Credible?
May 1 • 69 min
On this week’s Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Scott Lincicome rebuts some myths about the drug supply, and the whole crew addresses COVID, the economy, and those Tara Reade allegations.Special Guests: Bill Galston, Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Scott…
Playing the Immigration Card
Apr 24 • 62 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with host Mona Charen, Steven Teles joins regular panelists Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Bill Galston to discuss the history and future of the #NeverTrump movement, Immigration and COVID-19, executive authority, and…
Reality TV Meets Reality
Apr 17 • 69 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, Rachel Kleinfeld and Jim Swift join regular panelists Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Bill Galston to discuss remote voting, COVID-19, the conservative protests about the precautions, and how…
Viruses Create Antibodies
Apr 10 • 61 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Peter Wehner from the Ethics and Public Policy Center joins regular panelists Linda Chavez, Damon Linker, and Bill Galston to discuss Coronavirus, the firing of Captain Crozier and Inspectors General, and the…
Rating Our Leaders
Apr 3 • 71 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, historian and author Tevi Troy joins regular panelists Linda Chavez, Damon Linker, and Bill Galston to discuss his new book Fight House. The panel also discusses COVID-19, the response by the Trump White…
Should We Die for the Dow?
Mar 27 • 80 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, E.J. Dionne joins regular panelists Linda Chavez, Bill Galston, and Damon Linker to discuss his new book Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country , and the President…
This is Not a Test
Mar 20 • 66 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen Podcast, Vox's Jane Coaston joins Bill Galston, Damon Linker, and Linda Chavez to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, the level of trust in American institutions, and the bright side of working from home. (Editor's…
Remain Calm, Trump is in Charge?
Mar 13 • 57 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, special guest Bill Kristol joins regular panelists Bill Galston, Linda Chavez, and Damon Linker to discuss President Trump's response to Coronavirus, the resurgence of Joe Biden in the Democratic…
Two Cheers for Biden — and Concerns
Mar 7 • 61 min
On this week's Beg to Differ with Mona Charen Podcast, Will Saletan from Slate joins panelists Linda Chavez and Bill Galston to discuss the Biden South Carolina surge, his big Super Tuesday, and Coronavirus and its impacts.Special Guests: Bill Galston,…
One Cheer for Democracy?
Feb 28 • 75 min
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Brian Riedl from the Manhattan Institute joins host panelists Linda Chavez, Damon Linker, and Bill Galston to discuss the Democratic debates, the 2020 Democratic primaries, Bernie Sanders's spending plans, why Single Payer and…
Doomberg
Feb 21 • 66 min
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Yuval Levin from the American Enterprise Institute joins host panelists Linda Chavez, Damon Linker, and Bill Galston to discuss his new book: A Time to Build: From Family and Community to Congress and the Campus, How…
Time for a Stop Bernie Movement?
Feb 14 • 66 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, special guest Ramesh Ponnuru joins regular panelists Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Bill Galston to discuss the 2020 Democratic primaries, the 2016-2020 primary parallels, and the future of…
“It’s All Bulls - - t.”
Feb 8 • 64 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, regular panelists Linda Chavez, Bill Galston, and Damon Linker are joined by AEI's Michael Strain to discuss his essay on the American dream being alive and well, the State of the Union,…
Trump, the Corruption Fighter!
Jan 31 • 67 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, regular panelists Bill Galston and Damon Linker are joined by Sarah Longwell and Maya MacGuineas from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget to discuss a decade of trillion dollar…
Doublethink
Jan 24 • 66 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, regular panelists Bill Galston, Linda Chavez, and Damon Linker discuss the opening days of the impeachment trial of President Trump and how Republicans and Democrats are reacting to the trial as…
Why Are We Polarized?
Jan 17 • 64 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, regular panelists Bill Galston and Damon Linker are joined by special guest Jonathan Rauch to discuss the impeachment of President Trump, the 2020 elections, and the importance of…
Missiles Fly
Jan 10 • 56 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, regular panelists Damon Linker, Bill Galston, and Linda Chavez are joined by special guest Kori Schake to discuss Iran's response to the killing of Suleimani, the U.S. posture in the Middle East,…
What Should We Fear?
Jan 3 • 62 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, regular panelists Damon Linker, Bill Galston, and Linda Chavez are joined by special guest David Frum to discuss Iran and President Trump's "maximum pressure" foreign policy, the role of oil in…
They Impeached Trump Jesus.
Dec 20, 2019 • 76 min
On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, regular panelists Bill Galston and Linda Chavez are joined by special guest Will Saletan to discuss the impeachment of President Trump, the debate leading up to the vote, and Trump's hellish…
See You in the Senate.
Dec 13, 2019 • 68 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Megan McArdle joins Damon Linker, Bill Galston, and Linda Chavez to discuss the fate of the impeachment of Donald Trump. Editor's note: There are audio issues with the first half of this…
They’re Laughing At us
Dec 6, 2019 • 66 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ, host Mona Charen is joined by Josh Kraushaar, and regular panelists Bill Galston and Damon Linker to discuss the implosion of Kamala Harris, the latest with the impeachment inquiry, and the politics of the Georgia…
Will Hearings Move The Needle?
Nov 16, 2019 • 58 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ, host Mona Charen is joined by regular panelists Bill Galston and Damon Linker, and by special guest Sarah Longwell, to discuss the first two impeachment inquiry hearings. Are there persuadables watching, if they…
A Blue Election Day
Nov 8, 2019 • 57 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ, host Mona Charen is joined by regular panelists Linda Chavez and Damon Linker, and stepping in for Bill Galston is Lawfare COO David Priess. The group discusses the off-year election in Virginia and Kentucky, the…
Impeachment: Will Any Minds Change?
Nov 1, 2019 • 63 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, she is joined by regular panelists Linda Chavez, Bill Galston, and Damon Linker to discuss the House impeachment inquiry vote, the World Series, the slowing economy and growing debt, and the 2020…
Killers and Losers
Oct 25, 2019 • 61 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, she is joined by regular panelists Linda Chavez, Bill Galston, and Damon Linker to discuss the latest on the impeachment inquiry, what House and Senate Republicans are doing to cover for President…
Trump Unrestrained
Oct 11, 2019 • 66 min
On this week's episode of Beg to Differ with Mona Charen, Bloomberg columnist Eli Lake joins regular panelists Linda Chavez, Bill Galston, and Damon Linker to discuss Trump's abandonment of the Kurds, and the difference between small presence as force…
Impeachment and Impunity
Oct 4, 2019 • 50 min
On the very first episode of The Bulwark's Beg to Differ Podcast, host Mona Charen is joined by Linda Chavez, Bill Galston, and Damon Linker to discuss developments in the House impeachment inquiry. Is impeachment a winning strategy, or is censure a…
Welcome to Beg to Differ!
Oct 2, 2019 • 10 min
Charlie Sykes and Mona Charen introduce Beg to Differ, a new podcast from The Bulwark.