Episode

1/31 Dershowitz’s Absurd Defense & the Unnamed Temporary Sports Blog w/ Chris Hayes, David Roth, & Matthew Film Guy

January 31, 2020

Happy Friday! Sam has a full slate to help recap the week’s top headlines, including, Chris Hayes, David Roth, and Matthew Film Guy! Chris Hayes returns to the Majority Report for his first appearance in three years to discuss the Senate impeachment trial, Alan Dershowitz’s absurd defense of executive power, and what lies ahead for senators up for reelection in purple states. Then, David Roth, formerly of Deadspin, is back to spread the word about the new Unnamed Temporary Sports Blog, which will publish the blogs the Deadspin writers couldn’t after they resigned en masse last fall. Finally, Matthew Film Guy shares photos from Sundance Film Festival, where he did everything but go to film screenings. 

And in the Fun Half: John from San Antonio shares the latest polling and delegate counts in the Democratic primary, Donald Trump never discussed Biden corruption before the former Vice President launched his 2020 campaign, Trump’s lies about farmers like he lies about any marginal group, an ER doctor tells Mike Pence that block grant Medicaid will hurt patients, right-wing Jewish family members, Jimmy Dore doesn’t do his homework, Pam Bondi struggles during the question period of the Senate impeachment trial, manufacturing consent amongst capitalists, plus your calls and IMs!

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