Jun 18 • 1HR 12M

Call Me Irresponsible

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In “The Remnant," Jonah Goldberg, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Dispatch, syndicated columnist, best-selling author, and AEI/NRI Fellow enlists a “Cannonball Run”-style cast of stars, has-beens, and never-weres to address the most pressing issues of the day and of all-time. Is Western Civilization doomed? Is nationalism the wave of the future? Is the Pope Catholic? Will they ever find a new place to put cheese on a pizza? Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Who is hotter: Ginger or Mary-Ann? Was Plato really endorsing the Republic as the ideal state? Mixing history, pop culture, rank-punditry, political philosophy, and, at times, shameless book-plugging, Goldberg and guests will have the kinds of conversations we wish they had on cable-TV shout shows. And the nudity will (almost) always be tasteful.
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How does The Godfather relate to the January 6 hearings? Jonah has the answer on today’s early-morning Ruminant, which also features disquisitions on the Democrats’ economic malpractice, the asinine argument that those who didn’t vote for Trump are responsible for Biden’s failures, and the future of American democracy. Did January 6 create a constitutional crisis? Will the hearings embolden sane Republicans to speak honestly about Trump? And is it time to say buona sera to American life as we know it?

Show Notes:

- The Wednesday G-File

- How Jonah learned to stop worrying and love the January 6 committee

- The Remnant with Chris Stirewalt

- The Editors on the January 6 hearings

- A criminal referral of Trump?

- Andy McCarthy on how Trump should have been impeached

- Noah Rothman: “The January 6 Commission’s Biggest Reveal”

- Newt Gingrich: “Pelosi’s Stalinist Show Trial”

- Jonah: “What I Got Wrong About Fascism”

- The Remnant with Fr. Robert Sirico

- The 500th Remnant-palooza