cover art for Trump and DeSantis Fragile Peace Explained (with Kimberly Leonard)

Politics Politics Politics

Trump and DeSantis Fragile Peace Explained (with Kimberly Leonard)

How the Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake feud explains "authenticity" in politics. 

Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump make an uneasy peace. Kimberly Leonard of Politico explains how it happened and why it might not last.

00:53 Drake, Kendrick and Authenticity

08:22 Update - MTG, Johnson, Biden

32:47 Trump and DeSantis Reunion

More episodes

View all episodes

  • The Case for a Biden Landslide (featuring Ettingermentum and Kevin Ryan)

    Amongst panicking Democrats there is one man who sees the possibility of a Biden landslide. Election analyst Josh from Ettingermentum joins the show. Ryan joins the show to discuss conspiracies and more.Chapters00:00 Introduction and Possibility of a Biden Landslide00:50 Ettingermentum37:48 Donald Trump's Visit to the Hill42:33 Changes in the Crystal Ball Rankings45:30 Kevin Ryan01:31:25 Possible Interview with Libertarian Candidate
  • Hunter Biden guilty! Charges Explained! How to protect against assassination attempts

    Justin Robert Young discusses the Hunter Biden gun trial and the political implications of the verdict. Stephen Gutowski joins to discuss the charges Hunter faced as well as the state of the NRA. Justin also interviews Anthony Burnside, a security specialist, about the reality of keeping politicians safe from assassination attempts. The conversation touches on topics such as threat assessment, crowd control, and the challenges of providing security for politicians.Chapters00:57 Hunter Biden Verdict and Political Fallout4:37 Stephen Gutowski of TheReload42:18 UPDATE: Saudi Deal Soon? Hamas Deal Soon? 538 Drops Projection54:59 How to prevent assassinations
  • The Military Industrial Complex Isn't Real (with Ryan McBeth)

    Justin Robert Young and Ryan McBeth discuss the concept of the military industrial complex and its relevance in today's world. They explore the history of the military industrial complex, its impact on the economy, and the role of defense contractors.
  • No Change In Polls After Trump Conviction?

    Justin discusses the impact of Trump convictions on the 2024 race, the role of social media in politics, fundraising efforts, and the narrative surrounding political events. We are joined by Gabe Fleisher of the Wake Up To Politics newsletter to discuss why this is NOT the most chaotic moment in politics as well as the upcoming debates.00:26 No Movement in Polls After Trump Conviction08:15 Biden Border Executive Order13:37 New Battleground Commercials16:30 Sen. Menendez will just for his seat as Indy21:01 Interview with Gabe Fliesher
  • GOP helps Dems avoid Gaza Protest at DNC. Does Biden have a money problem? (with Dave Levinthal)

    Ohio Republicans have inadvertently solved a potential problem for the Democratic National Party by prompting the DNC to expedite President Biden's nomination through a virtual roll call vote. The Biden campaign's fundraising numbers have dipped, causing concern about their ability to compete with Trump in the money race. Dave Levinthal joins the show to discuss.Chapters00:00 Ohio Republicans' Impact on the Democratic National Convention10:44 Controversy Surrounding Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito54:02 Engaging with Political Discourse
  • Biden Buying Massive TV Time. Is It Already Too Late? (with Michael Cohen)

    Justin discusses the state of the Biden campaign and the potential implications of the polls. Do standard polling errors show this race to be a blowout? Michael Cohen joins the show to talk about a $137 million TV ad buy by a Biden Super PAC. What does it tell us?00:00 Introduction and Overview of the Biden 2024 Campaign Outlook01:57 Impact of Polling Errors on Election Outcome03:57 Challenges in Key Battleground States and Coalitional Problems05:19 Insights on Campaign Ad Spend and Timing05:57 Robert DeNiro in NYC Biden Presser13:50 Challenges in Dealing with Israel and the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza17:10 Michael Cohen30:59 The Timing of Ad Spend and Defining the Opponent33:24 Persuadability of the Electorate and Campaign Strategy42:54 The Competency of the Biden Administration58:16 Strategies and Preparations for the Presidential Debate
  • Nikki Haley Bends the Knee. The Glorious Gloria Young Is Very Worried About 2024.

    Justin Robert Young and his mom, Gloria Young, discuss Nikki Haley's endorsement of Donald Trump for president in 2024. They also touch on other political topics, such as the invitation for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress and the introduction of a bill requiring presidents and vice presidents to disclose foreign earnings and gifts. 00:00 Introduction00:47 Nikki Haley's Decision to Support Trump05:15 Timing of Haley's Decision07:25 Haley's Future Career and Beliefs09:12 Conclusion09:44 Invitation for Israeli Prime Minister to Address Congress13:04 Disclosure Bill for Presidents and Vice Presidents15:19 Vivek Ramashwamy's Stake Acquisition in BuzzFeed17:06 Challenges in the Media Industry17:11 Nikki Haley's Endorsement23:28 Concerns About Trump's Impact on Democracy26:29 Assessing Joe Biden's Presidency35:46 Comparing the Current Economy to the Jimmy Carter Era36:46 Managing Interest Rates and Inflation39:17 Assessing the Biden Administration's Economic Policies43:04 The Impact of Gas and Grocery Prices47:53 Corporate Greed and Economic Inequality52:02 Protecting Democracy and Political Engagement
  • Is Joe Biden's June Debate Performance an Audition for his Job? Trump Fundraising Win? Wisconsin Wisdom (with former Rep. Scott Klug)

    Justin discusses Trump's United Reich controversy, Biden's latest gaffes and the conspiracy theory that the president's debate performance could be an audition to keep him on the ticket.He is joined by Scott Klug, a former Republican Congressman from Wisconsin, about the current state of politics. They discuss the impact of base support and coalition building, the unintended consequences of online fundraising, the challenges of getting work done in Congress, and the potential scenarios for Joe Biden's reelectability. They also touch on media bias, the upcoming elections in Wisconsin, and the racial realignment in politics.00:00 Introduction01:25 Silly Season: Controversial Video and Messaging12:55 Conspiracy Theory: Auditioning for the Democratic Ticket31:14 Lost in the Middle: Addressing Frustration and Confusion in Politics33:09 The Growing Strength of Independent Voters36:17 The Role of Media in Polarization
  • DEBATE NEXT MONTH? Biden and Trump agree to TWO DEBATES

    In this emergency episode, Justin Robert Young discusses the surprising announcement that the 2024 campaign debates will be happening next month. Joe Biden has declined to participate in the fall debates scheduled by the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates and instead offered to do two one-on-one debates with Donald Trump in June and September. Trump immediately accepted the offer. The first debate is scheduled for June 27th at CNN studios in Atlanta. 00:00 Introduction and Announcement of 2024 Campaign Debates05:39 The Future of the Commission on Presidential Debates13:14 The Stakes for Trump and Biden in the Upcoming Debates15:25 Upset in the Maryland Democratic Primary21:49 AMA26:22 Can We Trust Polling in 2024?28:35 The Lichtman Keys to the White House42:59 Book Recommendation