Episode 77: Debate Season

For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss recent news and give their take on the first Democratic primary debates. They begin by catching up (00:30) and discussing “Oh Lawd” news (5:38), including Adidas diversity issues (6:28), a shocking Alabama indictment (12:08), Walmart layoffs (17:27), and Chick-Fil-A’s extraordinary customer service but questionable politics (20:34). Ty and Daphne then turn their attention to the Democratic primary debates. Specifically, they discuss their overall reaction to the debates (30:46), the candidates who stood out and fell flat (33:02), and the potential lineup of the second and third debates (38:36). They then have a conversation about whether homophobia will prevent Mayor Pete from rallying the black vote (46:22), what we can learn from Marianne Williamson (54:55), election poll trolling (57:43), post-debate attacks on Kamala Harris (59:25), and the importance of individual sacrifice for the common good (1:03:43). We close by discussing the recent Supreme Court decisions on gerrymandering and the 2020 census (1:14:40).

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