5/22 Trump Plays His Greatest Hits & Biden Takes Black Votes For Granted w/ Brandon Sutton & Matthew Film Guy

May 22, 2020

Sam recaps the week’s biggest stories with Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse podcast, and Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) shares his latest movie picks for shelter in place.

On today’s show: Trump’s Abbott and Costello explanation of his most recent Covid test.

Brandon Sutton (@prettybadlefty) of The Discourse joins Sam to discuss the week’s big stories: Trump tries to make hay from Obamagate. Folks say racist things about Obama in Sarah Palin report by Al Jazeera during 2008 election. Biden ends interview with Charlamagne tha God saying black people should vote Biden or “they ain’t black.” The Democratic Party’s attitude of entitlement toward black voters.

Matthew Film Guy (@langdonboom) joins Sam to update us on his life in the quar and recommend some movies: Forest for the Trees, Melancholia, and California Split.

On the fun half: How to talk leftists into voting for Biden. Costco Kevin calls in to make the case for why being forced to wear a mask in Costco violates his civil liberties. Michigan AG threatens Trump if he refuses to wear mask at Ford plant. Tucker Carlson says there’s no evidence the lockdown saved lives. Michael Knowles says Democrats made “Faucian” bargain during Covid response. QAnon Senate candidate in Oregon, Jo Rae Perkins, wins GOP primary. Plus, your calls and IMs!

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