Apr 10, 2021 • 1HR 9M

Recycling Punditry

Jonah Goldberg
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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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On this freewheeling Ruminant, Jonah is accompanied by a smaller cast of off-putting onlookers than last time. Still on a high after the week’s earlier discussion of Bigfoot’s messianic powers, he approaches the questions of the day with extra verve. Is recycling a load of garbage? Is President Biden’s rhetoric on race any better? And, of course, has politics supplanted religion? Tune in to find out and, in case you missed it, to learn of the Sasquatch’s alien origins.

Show Notes:

-      The great plastic recycling lie

-      ”Do you kids want to be like the real UN? Or do you just want to squabble and waste time?”

-      John Tierny: “Recycling is Garbage”

-      The week’s second Remnant with Dan Crenshaw

-      “She just dislikes me so much… it’s irresistible!”

-     The Suicidal Corporation, by Paul Weaver

-      Jonah: “No, Georgia’s Election Law is Not ‘Jim Crow 2.0’"

-      The week’s first Dispatch Podcast

-      Biden gets four Pinocchios

-      Minneapolis newspaper owner thinks we haven’t had racial progress in three generations

-      Biden: “They’re going to put ya’ll back in chains”

-      Jonah: “WaterGaetz

-      Last week’s Remnant with Shadi Hamid

-      The “Religion of Humanity”

-      The Revolutions podcast

-      The week’s first Remnant with Denver Riggleman