Beg to Differ is a weekly roundtable podcast brought to you by TheBulwark.com. Host Mona Charen is joined by syndicated columnist Linda Chavez, Bill Galston of the Brookings Institution, and Damon Linker of The Week to discuss the news of the week in a respectful, rational forum.
August 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 9 mins
axios, beirut, dhs, donald trump, intelligence, jonathan swan, journalism, portland, protests
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.
July 31st, 2020 | 1 hr 8 mins
2020, big tech, congress, covid-19, delaying the election, donald trump, herman cain, joe biden, louie gohmert, mail in voting, veepstakes
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 Tech.
July 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
2020, china, dhs, donald trump, policing, portland, riots
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.
July 17th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
bari weiss, city journal, covid, journalism, manhattan institute, power
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.
July 10th, 2020 | 56 mins 36 secs
cancel culture, debate, deep state, discourse, free speech, immigration, schools, scotus, taxes, usmca
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.
July 3rd, 2020 | 1 hr 4 mins
2020, bounty, donald trump, joe biden, pdb, russia
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.
June 26th, 2020 | 57 mins 51 secs
and toppling statues., domestic unrest, on this week’s beg to differ, strategist mike murphy joins to discuss some amazing poll numbers
On this week’s Beg to Differ, strategist Mike Murphy joins to discuss some amazing poll numbers, domestic unrest, and toppling statues.
June 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 15 mins
daca, john bolton, lbgt, scotus, supreme court, textualism, voice of america
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.
June 12th, 2020 | 59 mins 52 secs
black lives matter, cancel culture, confederate statues, ny times, police reform, qualified immunity, unions
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.
June 5th, 2020 | 1 hr 3 mins
constitution, criticism, george floyd, military leaders, police, protests, trump, trumpism
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 Trump by former military leaders.
May 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 14 mins
2020, china, hong kong, minneapolis, veepstakes
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.
May 22nd, 2020 | 1 hr 14 mins
2020, campaigns, joe biden, michael flynn, obamagate, veepstakes
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.