Episode

11/6 Election Week Wrap w/ Ben Dixon

November 6, 2020

Sam breaks down election week with Ben Dixon of the Benjamin Dixon Show and looks forward to what’s next for Trump, Biden, and the Democrats. Sam and Ben discuss the new vote count in Georgia as Biden surpassed Trump overnight and each Senate race in the peach state moved to a runoff. Ben and Sam assess how Georgia turned blue for the first time since Clinton and how on the ground organizing drove massive turnout for Democrats. The two also look to Abigail Spanberger’s comments about progressive Democrats and why institutional Democrats scapegoat progressives whenever things don’t go according to plan. Ben also points out the GOP’s new coalition of non-white voters as the product of celebrity endorsements and micro-targeted ad campaigns.

And in the Fun Half: assessing the next steps in American democracy. how Democrats can lead, Trump’s plans, Dave Rubin’s Encino mansion bought by Covid denial, America is not a centrist country, plus your calls and IMs!

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