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The General Eclectic

Sep 23, 2021

Kale hosts a conversation with Rod and Michael Brendan Dougherty, senior writer at National Review. They discuss:
  • Orban, Fidesz, and the "conservative fascination with Hungary."
  • Is corruption a form of statecraft?
  • The Fog Machine of the Culture War
  • What will be left for posterity?
  • Progressives aren't happy

Sep 22, 2021

Rod and Kale catch up after Rod's return from Italy and his meeting with Pope Francis. They talk about:
  • The aftermath of Hurricane Ida's destruction of Louisiana
  • Meeting Pope Francis during his trip to Rome
  • The Ruling class's conflation of Nazi liberation with LGBTQ+ initiatives
  • Do members of Conservative Inc....

Sep 3, 2021

Kale is joined today by his brother Mark Zelden, a long-time Capitol Hill guy, to discuss the Trump administration from the inside. Mark talks about the differences between Trump and the so-called Republican Establishment, and his own journey from skeptic to supporter.
They discuss the unintended consequences of free...