Chapo Trap House’s Virgil Texas, Matt Christman, and Will Menaker join guest host Evan McMorris-Santoro, of Vice News.

Forget About Impeachment and Move to the Left

Forget About Impeachment and Move to the Left

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Aug. 23 2018 6:39 PM

Sweep the Left

The guys behind Chapo Trap House say Trump’s undoer won’t be Robert Mueller, but whichever 2020 candidate can inspire (and expand) the left.

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Demonstrators outside the Hyatt Hotel where the DNC was starting its summer meeting on Thursday in Chicago.

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The guys behind the left’s most irreverent podcast (Chapo Trap House) want the Democratic Party to forget about Robert Mueller and set their sights on 2020. But in the short term? They’re rooting for a blue wave. Alongside Felix Biederman and Brendan James, Thursday’s guests Matt Christman, Will Menaker, and Virgil Texas are co-authors of The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason.

In the Spiel, when you hear “everyone does it” down in Washington, you know something’s amiss.

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Evan McMorris-Santoro is a correspondent for VICE News Tonight.