Nov 4, 2021 • 1HR 7M

Sweet Virginia

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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Glenn Youngkin’s victory in Virginia has raised plenty of questions: Will Republican candidates in 2022 emulate his style? Has Trump’s grip on the GOP loosened? And where exactly did Terry McAuliffe go wrong? Remnant stalwart Matt Continetti returns today to provide answers and engage in punditry so rank your head may spin. Tune in also for discussion of critical race theory, the future of the conservative movement, and Biden’s faltering presidency. And make sure you have your bingo cards on hand.

Show Notes:

- Matt’s page at the Washington Free Beacon

- Matt’s previous Remnant appearance

- Matt’s upcoming book, The Right

- The Morning Dispatch breaks down Youngkin’s win

- Frederick Hess: “The Right Way to Reject Critical Race Theory”

- A smile and a fleece vest

- The Wall Street Journal’s editorial on Youngkin’s victory

- The Sean Parnell scandal

- The Remnant with George Will

- Jonah on the right’s Hungary obsession

- “Nobody elected him to be FDR”

- Democrats want another candidate on the ballot in 2024