What Nancy Pelosi’s fight to stay in power says about the midterm elections. Then, the Emmys are next week. Diane talks to twenty-five time nominee Lily Tomlin about aging in Hollywood and her current role in the show “Grace and Frankie.”
A conservative weighs in on some of the many developments this week in Washington, then, how the Republican and Democratic parties are responding to the country’s changing demographics.
In “From the Archives” this week: the chorus of people questioning President Trump’s fitness for the job grew louder this week. So we listen back to our 2016 show on armchair psychological assessments of Donald Trump. At the time, more than 2200 psychologists had signed an online manifesto warning about what they saw as Trump’s unfitness to be president. And if you want to read more on this, the New Yorker takes on the topic in their latest issue.
- Charles Sykes Former talk-show host in Wisconsin, author of the forthcoming “How the Right Lost Its Mind.”
- Robert P. Jones CEO, Public Religion Research Institute; author, “The End of White Christian America”
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