Wed, 28 March 2018
Ari Berman (@AriBerman), senior reporter at Mother Jones, joins us to discuss his latest article, Hidden Figures: How Donald Trump is Rigging the Census.
On today's show: Sam Harris has a hilarious Twitter meltdown over some extremely fair mannered criticism from Ezra Klein.
Ari Berman, author of Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle For Voting Rights In America, joins us to discuss the Trump administration's efforts to tamper with the census. Why the U.S. census has not asked respondents' citizenship status since 1950. Why an accurate census of everyone living in the U.S. is mandated by the constitution. The 2010 census' drastic undercounting of immigrants and POC and its implications for everything from voting rights to education. How Trump is trying to rig the 2020 census and steps people are taking to fight it.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders lies about the census and steals Jamie's Peter Pan collar look.
On the fun half: Alex Jones compares David Hogg to Hitler. S.E. Cupp says Melania will be a better role model than Hillary Clinton if she leaves her cheating husband. What are people's rights w/r/t ICE? A caller's insight into why Sam Harris is freaking out so hard. Conservative teen says more dumb things about gun violence, fellow panelists set him straight. A Steven Crowder appearance gets canceled due to his own elaborate demands. An update on how badly the DCCC is screwing up in PA by favoring establishment candidates. Hundreds protest the police killing of Stephon Clark at Sacramento City Hall.
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