The Fifth Column (A Podcast)
The Fifth Column
#396 w/ Chris Stirewalt "Fired by Fox, Fixing the News, Eating a McRib"
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#396 w/ Chris Stirewalt "Fired by Fox, Fixing the News, Eating a McRib"

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  • Stirewalt on calling Arizona for Biden and the Dominion lawsuit

  • On getting fired by Fox News

  • How journalism collapsed

  • Sean Hannity is not a conservative (he’s a Republican)

  • The Joe Manchin effect

  • This wouldn’t have happened under Roger Ailes

  • Overestimating the media’s influence

  • The inevitable conversation about mis- and disinformation

  • Would Chris cancel Alex Jones?

  • Cruz v. Carlson: the most excruciating interview ever?

  • Will Reaganism return??

  • Post-game: lab leak lollapalooza

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The Fifth Column (A Podcast)
The Fifth Column
Your weekly rhetorical assault on the on the news cycle, the people who make it, and occasionally ourselves. Kmele Foster (Freethink), Michael Moynihan (Vice), and Matt Welch (Reason) talk and laugh and drink their way to at least quasi-sanity in a world gone mad, often with the aid of clean and articulate guests. Weekly Members Only subscription edition often comes with listener mail and professional-quality (if inappropriate) singing. Analysis. Commentary. Sedition.