The Media with Sarah Ellison

Episode 211,   Aug 24, 2023, 09:00 AM

James and Al give their take on the Republican field going into their first debate and preview the current legal outlook of Trump and his co-conspirators on the heels of Rudy’s prison booking.  They also break down why the national mood has soured despite positive economic numbers and welcome journalist Sarah Ellison to discuss the love-hate relationship between Trump and Fox, how to cover Donald, and why Tucker is growing irrelevant in the face of Murdoch’s media machine.  Then, they explore why Trump’s popularity holds with the people who feel forgotten and left behind. Will they ever see sense and abandon their candidate?

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