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May 13, 2021
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“Cheney Reaction.”

In This Episode

Republicans purge Liz Cheney then meet with Joe Biden, Tucker Carlson launches an anti-vax crusade on Fox, and a look at this year’s Virginia gubernatorial race, including Dan’s interview with one of the Democratic candidates, Jennifer Carroll Foy.


Show Notes


Biden Economic Plan

  • Politico: Republicans draw ‘red line’ for Biden in Oval Office showdown
  • Bloomberg: Biden and GOP Leaders Say Agreement Possible on Infrastructure
  • Politico: GOP weighs going bigger on infrastructure
  • NYT: Once Deal Makers, Biden and McConnell Are Miles Apart
  • Politico Playbook: SECOND UP: THE BIG FOUR + JOE
  • WaPo: Biden works to seize a political edge as the GOP faces turmoil
  • Politico: ‘It’s not phony’: Biden hungry for a jobs deal with Republicans
  • WaPo: Biden’s sweeping — and fluid — tax plans are making some congressional Democrats nervous
  • Politico Playbook: INFRASTRUCTURE YEAR
  • Politico: The other targets of Biden’s bipartisan outreach: Manchin and Sinema
  • The Atlantic: Bidenomics Really Is Something New
  • WaPo: Liz Cheney’s months-long effort to turn Republicans from Trump threatens her reelection and ambitions. She says it’s only beginning.
  • CBS: Biden receives positive marks at 100 days — CBS News poll
  • Morning Consult: More Than 3 in 5 Voters Support Corporate Tax Hike to Fund Biden’s Infrastructure Plan


Tucker Vaccine Conspiracy

  • WaPo: Rand Paul and the GOP effort to blame Fauci for the coronavirus
  • HuffPost: Tucker Carlson Twists Dr. Fauci’s Mask Prediction Into Fearmongering Trash
  • CNN: Tucker Carlson’s Fox News colleagues call out his dangerous anti-vaccination rhetoric
  • Business Insider: Fox News won’t say if Tucker Carlson has been vaccinated for COVID-19 or if he ever plans to be
  • Business Insider: CNN’s medical analyst called Tucker Carlson a vaccine ‘saboteur,’ and challenged him to say if he has taken the jab
  • Vanity Fair: Tucker Carlson, Chief COVID Vaccine Skeptic, Still Won’t Say If He Got One
  • NYT: F.D.A. Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12 to 15
  • Daily Beast: Tucker Carlson Makes BS Claim ‘30 People Every Day’ Are Dying From Vaccines. Here’s the Truth. 
  • WaPo: Tucker Carlson’s worst vaccine segment yet
  • COVID DATA TRACKER: CODI-19 Vaccinations in the United States
  • AP NORC poll: Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines Rises
  • ABC News: Poll: Most in US who remain unvaccinated need convincing
  • The Atlantic: 3 Explanations for the Vaccine Slowdown
  • NYT: Covid-19: Hopes for ‘Herd Immunity’ Fade as Virus Hurtles Toward Becoming Endemic
  • LA Times: Column: Stop fretting about ‘herd immunity’ — we’re close, if not already there
  • WaPo: The Health 202: The Johnson & Johnson pause did hurt vaccine acceptance, a poll finds
  • Vox: Anti-vaxxers aren’t the cause of America’s dropping vaccine rates
  • NYT: U.S. Vaccinations Are Slowing. What’s to Blame?
  • Axios: The U.S. is approaching the vaccine hesitancy “tipping point”
  • Vanity Fair: Thanks to Republican Anti-Vaxxers, the U.S. May Never Reach COVID-19 Herd Immunity
  • CNN: Many Evangelicals say they won’t be vaccinated against Covid-19. Some experts say distrust and misinformation have played a role


Virginia Governor Race

  • WaPo: University poll shows McAuliffe with significant lead in race for Democratic nomination for governor
  • Politico: Virginia Election Results
  • FiveThirtyEight: All The Elections To Watch In 2021
  • Virginian-Pilot: Democratic governor’s race sees splits over race, gender and the party establishment
  • WAMU: Why Can Virginia Governors Only Serve One Term? And Should That Change?
  • WaPo: Virginia, meet Glenn Youngkin — the Republican nominee for governor who both parties are racing to define
  • Richmond Times Dispatch: Glenn Youngkin is the GOP nominee for governor
  • Vice: The GOP Pick for 2021’s Biggest Race Won’t Say Biden Won Fairly in 2020
  • VPM NPR: Glenn Youngkin’s Pitch: Tighter Voting Laws, Broader GOP Tent, and Money to Make it Happen
  • Tucker Carlson Tonight: Glenn Youngkin talks with Tucker Carlson about what’s at stake in Virginia if Democrats keep control
  • Vox: Virginia Republicans’ messy, Trumpy race to pick a nominee for governor
  • NYT: Virginia G.O.P.’s Choices for Governor: ‘Trumpy, Trumpier, Trumpiest’




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