January 7th, 2022 | 59 mins 19 secs
conservatives, cult, democratic party, edmund burke, electoral count act, fbi, freedom to vote act, gop, groundhog day, insurrection, january 6, john lewis, lindsey graham, matt gaetz, polling, trump, wall street journal
NY Times columnist Bret Stephens joins the panel, including Norm Ornstein, to discuss the GOP in the wake of Jan 6 and whether the Democrats are missing the boat on ECA and voting reform.
October 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min
damon linker, gop, ian bassin, january 6, linda chavez, mona charen, protect democracy, trump, virginia governors race, william galston
Protect Democracy's Ian Bassin joins to discuss how he's working to counter threats. Also the VA governor's race.
September 16th, 2021 | 1 hr 11 mins
california recall, gop, josh kraushaar, mark milley, national journal, trump, vaccine mandate
National Journal's Josh Kraushaar helps analyze the political implications of the California recall, the vaccine mandate, and Mark Milley's revelations.
July 23rd, 2021 | 1 hr 12 mins
book: "when the stars begin to fall: overcoming racism and renewing the promise of america.", gop, structural racism, ted r. johnson, trump
Ted Johnson joins the panel to talk about his book: "When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America."
Is racism structural? Is it an existential threat?
July 2nd, 2021 | 55 mins 55 secs
gop, january 6 committee, maga, ron radosh, steven miller, trump, will saletan
Ron Radosh joins the panel (which includes Will Saletan sitting in for Damon) to discuss the Trump Co. indictments, the January 6 committee, and the brain behind Steven Miller.
June 4th, 2021 | 1 hr 4 mins
china, conspiracies, covid-19, election law, gop, qanon, voting rights, wuhan
NY Times contributor Peter Wehner joins the group to discuss the coronavirus lab leak theory, Qanon's status as a new religion, and voting rights and wrongs.
May 7th, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
biden, education, free daycare, gop, liz cheney, republican party, voter id
David French helps the panel diagnose the GOP's sickness. The group also talks about voter ID and the Biden daycare plan.
April 23rd, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
anti-riot laws, democrats, derek chauvin, george floyd, gop, libel, minnesota, riots, slander
Eugene Volokh (The Volokh Conspiracy) joins to discuss the anti-riot laws in several states, whether libel law should be upended, and the Chauvin verdict.
April 9th, 2021 | 1 hr 3 mins
boycott culture, china, election law, filibuster, fundraising, georgia, gop, h.r. 1, human rights, joe manchin, marjorie taylor greene, mlb, olympics, politics, sb 202, senate
On this week’s Beg to Differ, Sarah Longwell sits in for Mona Charen, and discusses with the panel the future of the filibuster, GOP fundraising tactics and their new embrace of boycott culture, H.R. 1 and election law, and China and the Olympics.
April 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 3 mins
church membership, gop, infrastructure, president biden, spending, working class
Bret Stephens joins to consider the latest multi-trillion dollar spending bill, the GOP workers' party strategy, and the decline in church membership.