Tue, 22 October 2019
Good morning! Today Michael Brooks will host the Fun Half after Sam's interview with journalist Pamela Newkirk about her new book, Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business.
On today's show: Trump says Obama did his Netflix while in office and that emoluments is "phony."
Pamela Newkirk (@PTnewkirk), joins Sam to discuss her new book,Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business. In their discussion, Sam and Pamela explore the business behind diversity in corporate America and why those resources have not created the arrayed workforce industry leaders claim to desire.
On the fun half: Fox and Friends economist Peter Morici says $50 million isn't that much. Ryan Grim explains the Bernie Sanders media blackout. Bernie and AOC interview with CBS on how her endorsement of him worked out. Montage of people agreeing with Bernie Sanders. Ben Carson leads the cabinet meeting in a Trump-focused prayer. Modi poses with Kissinger, Rice, & co for cursed photo. Lebanese journalist explains the protests in Beirut. Trump calls the impeachment inquiry "a lynching." Karen Bass says Trump's lynching comment is expected & racist. Lindsey Graham says Trump is right to call inquiry a lynching. A caller on the garbage politics of Lin Manuel Miranda. Plus, your calls and IMs!
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