Beg to Differ with Mona Charen

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

About the show

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.

Episodes

  • Two Cheers for Biden β€” and Concerns

    March 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    2020, bernie sanders, coronavirus, covid19, democratic primaries, donald trump, jim clyburn, joe biden, michael bloomberg, south carolina, super tuesday

    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.

  • One Cheer for Democracy?

    February 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 15 mins
    2020, bernie sanders, budget, coronavirus, debt, democrats, joe biden, medicare for all, primaries, single payer, spending

    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 Medicare For All pose budgetary problems, and Coronavirus.

  • Doomberg

    February 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    2020, constitution, democratic debates, institutions, pardons, yuval levin

    On this week's Beg to Differ Podcast with host Mona Charen, special guest Yuval Levin joins regular panelists Damon Linker, Linda Chavez, and Bill Galston to discuss his new book, and the panel breaks down the Nevada Democratic debate and discusses Trump's recent spate of pardons.

  • Time for a Stop Bernie Movement?

    February 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    2020, bernie, biden, bloomberg, buttigieg, coronavirus, democrats, donald trump, healthcare, pardons, primaries, revenge week, warren

    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 healthcare.

  • β€œIt’s All Bulls - - t.”

    February 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    2020, economics, elections, impeachment, iowa, middle class, state of the union

    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, Impeachment, and Iowa and the 2020 Democratic primaries.

  • Trump, the Corruption Fighter!

    January 31st, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins
    2020, debt, deficits, donald trump, economics, elections, impeachment, israel, palestine

    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 to discuss a decade of trillion dollar deficits, the economy, the 2020 elections, and the impeachment of President Trump.

  • Doublethink

    January 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    2020, donald trump, elections, impeachment, primaries, trial

    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.

  • Why Are We Polarized?

    January 17th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    2020, donald trump, elections, institutions, russia

    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 institutions.

  • Missiles Fly

    January 10th, 2020  |  56 mins 34 secs
    2020, democrats, gop, iran, iraq, mike lee, primary, qassem suleimani

    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 and the U.S. posture in the Middle East.

  • What Should We Fear?

    January 3rd, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    anti semitism, china, foreign policy, gertrude himmelfarb, global warming, impeachment, iran, middle east, north korea, oil, peace, trade war

    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 the Middle East, the trade war with China, global warming, and what to do to combat anti-Semitism.

  • They Impeached Trump Jesus.

    December 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 16 mins
    2020, debbie dingell, democrats, donald trump, doug collins, editors, house, impeachment, jim jordan, john dingell, letter, nancy pelosi, primaries

    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 insults during his impeachment / Merry Christmas rally. Plus, a look at the 2020 democratic primaries.

  • See You in the Senate.

    December 13th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins

    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.