2Kevins with Grace & Steel Ep. 22 01/18/16


TOPIC and LINKS


1. Skip ahead to play the Trump Card. We presume that Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential nomination
2. Rewrite and Amplify: The sorry state of contemporary journalism (50m 19s)

Here are links to stories and items mentioned in the podcast:

SKIP AHEAD TO PLAY THE TRUMP CARD
Bill Kristol’s Twitter

New York Times, Dec. 15, 2016: Rush Limbaugh Stands in Ted Cruz’s Corner After Attacks by Donald Trump

Nate Silver on Twitter, July 14, 2015: “Endorsements, not polls, are the best predictor of success in the primaries. Here’s how the numbers stack up:

James Kunstler, Jan. 18, 2016: Worse than 1860

AP, Jan. 23, 2016: GOP establishment moving a little closer to accepting Trump

William Kristol in the Weekly Standard, Jan. 18, 2016: Thank You, Donald

Wikipedia: Embrace, extend and extinguish

Steve Sailer, Dec. 22, 2012: Obama’s eulogy for Obama at Sen. Inouye’s funeral

REWRITE AND AMPLIFY: THE SORRY STATE OF CONTEMPORARY JOURNALISM
Wikipedia: Michael Coren

New York Times, Jan. 16, 2016: With the Rise of Justin Trudeau, Canada Is Suddenly … Hip?

Wikipedia: Allan Rock

Wikipedia: Stockwell Day

IMDB: Broadcast News (1987)

IMDB: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Season 3 Episode 1 “The Good-Time News” 1972

iPolitics, Jan. 3, 2016: Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan enters ‘wellness program’ to be ‘alcohol-free’

CBC, June 15, 2015: Seamus O’Regan ‘makes no apologies’ for on-air lapse mocked in Tory ad

Tory ad on YouTube: Justin’s “Star Candidate”

David Akin in the Toronto Sun, Jan. 5, 2016: No contest: Ford in league of his own compared to Liberal MP

2Kevins with Grace & Steel Episode 1: The Death of Chris Hyndman

Stephanie Levitz in CP via National Post, Jan. 14, 2014: ‘I am not Donald Trump’: Kevin O’Leary denies parallels with bombastic American

Wikipedia: Kevin O’Leary

Washington Free Beacon, Jan. 15, 2016: Feds Want to Lower Legal Driving Limit to One Drink

Toronto Star, Dec. 27, 2016: Foreign-aid agencies hope for funding from Trudeau government