larry joins comedian and host Pods Save America and lovett or leave it, Jon Lovett. They kick off the conversation by discussing Crooked Media, a progressive network he co-founded, and the turbulent political landscape that inspired its origins. Next, they delve into the nature of the political system and the success of some arbitrators, notably Barack Obama, and point to the rise of Sarah Palin as the beginning of the Trump era that currently dominates right-wing ideology (14:48) . After the break, they talk about Joe Biden’s presidential success, how he’s underrated for his age, and speculate on his possible Democratic successor (26:42). Next, they discuss the desensitization of violence in the United States with respect to recently circulated videos such as the Paul Pelosi incident, the Tire Nichols footage, and images played during the Ukraine war (39:11). Finally, Jon reflects on his experience as a political speechwriter and the positive vibe of his live performances (48:35).
Moderator: Larry Wilmore
Guest: Jon Lovett
Associate Producer: Chris Sutton
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