A dueling town halls upside: Media finally focuses on the wide gulf between Biden and Trump

NBC did a terrible disservice to the public by ceding to Donald Trump’s demand to counterprogram Joe Biden’s ABC town hall on Thursday night. But the net effect on political journalism turned out to be quite positive. The dueling town halls actually forced several top journalists to directly address the extraordinary imbalance between the two candidates…Continue Reading

In Town Halls, Trump Defends Dangerous Theories As Biden Paints Vision For Future

President Donald Trump refused to denounce dangerous conspiracy theories and undercut efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 as former Vice President Joe Biden called for a national strategy to combat the pandemic and painted his vision for America as the two held dueling town halls Thursday night that forced viewers to choose whom to…Continue Reading

I had intended to talk on today’s show about the absolute mic-drop of a resignation letter that journalist Bari Weiss wrote to her New York Times bosses as she presumably tossed her hair and checked her nails while walking out the door of the building (virtually). I even had brilliant and thoughtful notes about it…Continue Reading

Marble Halls & Silver Screens With Sarah Lee Ep. 48: ‘THE LETTER, UFOs, and Neverending Quarantine’ Edition

Like Schrodinger’s cat, cancel culture is both dead and alive until someone opens the box. Harper’s Magazine tried to open the box with THE LETTER, a now-infamous missive from some pretty big names on the liberal left begging everyone to realize that the cat was very much alive, had claws, and was getting everybody fired.Hilariously,…Continue Reading