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In a world where religion is more potent than culture, and culture is more potent than politics, David French and Alexandra DeSanctis are your guides to the debates and issues that matter most. N.B. The most recent ten episodes of this podcast are available on this feed. Full archives are available at NationalReview.com.

In a world where religion is more potent than culture, and culture is more potent than politics, David French and Alexandra DeSanctis are your guides to the debates and issues that matter most. N.B. The most recent ten episodes of this podcast are available on this feed. Full archives are available at NationalReview.com.
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In a world where religion is more potent than culture, and culture is more potent than politics, David French and Alexandra DeSanctis are your guides to the debates and issues that matter most. N.B. The most recent ten episodes of this podcast are available on this feed. Full archives are available at NationalReview.com.

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Episodes

Episode 64: More Russia Revelations

5/16/2018
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David and Alexandra break down the Senate Intelligence Committee's document dump on Russia, then they discuss Israel's conflict with Hamas, and finally end up with a discussion of how the #MeToo movement is robbing the Left of moral authority.

Duration:00:49:53

Episode 63: Too Big to Succeed

5/14/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss McCain derangement syndrome -- the irrational hatred of John McCain -- and then dive into the question raised in the New York Times, "Is America too big to govern?"

Duration:00:45:23

Episode 62: More Depravity

5/10/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss the Eric Schneiderman scandal, and why pro-choice men keep getting caught exploiting women. They wrap up with a constitutional defense of Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran deal.

Duration:00:40:29

Episode 61: Pharisees on the Loose

5/8/2018
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David and Alexandra talk about how partisan hatred undermines the defense of civil liberties, discuss the strangest defense of abortion we've ever read, and then cap off the podcast by taking on the claim that Christian critics of Trump's behavior are "Pharisees."

Duration:00:50:49

Episode 60: The Alfie Aftermath

5/1/2018
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In a wide-ranging podcast, David and Alexandra discuss the law and culture that made Alfie's ordeal happen, the strange tendency of progressives to use comedians to "fact-check" conservatives, and David's extreme pessimism over the possibility of a meaningful deal with North Korea

Duration:00:47:17

Episode 59: Alfie’s Ordeal

4/26/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss a monstrous injustice in Great Britain and then break down the Supreme Court oral arguments in the travel ban case.

Duration:00:45:09

Episode 58: Nutpicking

4/24/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss the worst forms of bad-faith political argument and break down the latest developments in California's quest to censor Christian speech.

Duration:00:41:39

Episode 57: Worse than Racist

4/17/2018
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David and Alexandra break down a stupendously unconstitutional proposed California law and discuss what it means for the American culture wars.

Duration:00:37:17

Episode 55: When Soldiers Do Better than Cops

4/4/2018
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David and Alexandra ask why soldiers at war sometimes exercise greater discipline than police at home, then they break down a bad gun control column in the New York Times.

Duration:00:48:04

Episode 54: Defending Kevin Williamson

3/28/2018
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David and Alexandra take on the haters. Kevin Williamson has sailed from National Review to The Atlantic, and some progressives are very, very displeased. David and Alexandra examine the ongoing backlash against conservatives who join mainstream media opinion pages.

Duration:00:42:01

Episode 53: Reefer Madness

3/27/2018
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David and Alexandra compare and contrast media coverage of the March for Life and the March for our Lives, discuss the problems with the gun control arguments made at the march, and then jump topics completely to briefly address marijuana legalization.

Duration:00:41:07

Episode 52: Trump’s Real Porn Star Problem

3/22/2018
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David and Alexandra analyze the political effect of the latest twists and turns in the Stormy Daniels saga and discuss California's abortion extremism, on display earlier this week at the Supreme Court.

Duration:00:43:21

Episode 51: A Ghastly Column

3/16/2018
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David and Alexandra respond to the Washington Post's Ruth Marcus and her support for aborting children with Down Syndrome, they discuss the phrase "personally pro-life," and David discusses the Second Amendment implications of yet another terrible crime in Florida.

Duration:00:48:35

Episode 50: Are Evangelicals Hysterical?

3/13/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss their podcast's strange new name, Michael Gerson's critique of evangelicals in The Atlantic, and the Christian community's real sin in the age of Trump.

Duration:00:41:13

Episode 49: Corporate Boycotts Ain’t What They Used to Be

3/1/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss the corporate campaign against the NRA, compare media coverage of the NRA and Planned Parenthood, and discuss the most important story in the world that (almost) no one is talking about.

Duration:00:44:05

Episode 48: Could the Gun Debate Break America?

2/23/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss the vicious CNN town hall meeting, the mutual loathing that characterizes the gun debate, and discuss whether civility equals ideological disarmament.

Duration:00:42:23

Episode 47: Gun Violence Restraining Orders

2/21/2018
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David and Alexandra discuss the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, including the weight we should give to the political arguments of the survivors, whether conservatives can support gun violence restraining orders, and why an assault weapons ban is still a bad idea.

Duration:00:48:11

Episode 46: The Real Threat to Religious Liberty

2/16/2018
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David and Alexandra talk about social justice pile-ons and capitulating Christians—including how Americans lose religious liberty even when the government doesn't act. They wind up with a discussion of the ever-shifting "Overton Window."

Duration:00:47:45

Episode Forty-Five: Crisis of Responsibility

2/14/2018
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David and Alexandra talk to David Bahnsen about his new book -- born out of the financial crisis -- and how both major parties are failing to address the crisis of responsibility that is gripping part of the American public.

Duration:00:54:11

Episode Forty-Four: Pray to Win

2/7/2018
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David and Alexandra tackle religion in football, blitz through some important new #MeToo statistics, and ask Congress not to punt on its constitutional authority to declare war.

Duration:00:40:18

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