Wed, 27 June 2018
Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins Democratic primary in New York, causing the establishment to freak out. AOC shocked when she finds out she's likely to win. Poppy Harlow questions AOC on ICE, impeachment, party loyalty, and 2020 candidates in an effort to trip her up. The Supreme Court's reactionary rulings on unions (Janus), gerrymandering, and crisis pregnancy centers.
On the fun half: Delgado wins NY 19 primary with 22% of the vote. Michelle Malkin "questions the sanity" of DSA and "abolish ICE" movement. Joe Crowley endorses AOC, dedicates performance of "Born To Run" to her. Jake Tapper's whatabout-ism on Ellison and Farrakhan. David Gergen says the left of today is more "uncivil" than civil rights and anti-war movements of the 1960s. A libertarian calls in to argue about how to control the cost of college. Justice Kennedy retires, f-ing the Supreme Court for years to come. Ronald Raygun on SCOTUS, how ICE is hurting the economy. Plugs for activist groups PugetSoundAnarchists.org and FamiliesBelongTogether.org.
Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com
Check out today's sponsor: Live Lingua offers immersive, one-on-one language lessons from native speakers via Skype. Sign up for a free trial lesson today at LiveLingua.com/Majority
Check out Sam’s sister Betsy’s project to raise money for Swing Left via print sales: makethewave2018.com
Consider donating to listener Lauren’s fundraiser for her mom’s medical treatment at gofundme.com/please-support-miriam
Check out The Michael Brooks Show at patreon.com/tmbs
Check out Matt’s new podcast, Literary Hangover, at Patreon.com/LiteraryHangover or on iTunes.
Check out Jamie’s podcast, The Antifada, at patreon.com/theantifada or on iTunes
Follow the Majority Report crew on Twitter: