On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan return to the normal non-election format. The three main topics are fake news, Trump’s conflicts of interest, and how to respond to Trump. They also talk a bit about MacBook Pros, iPads, Fidel Castro, Standing Rock, Syria, and even more! Join us as things start to settle into the new normal.
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Length this week – 1:55:48
- (0:00:10-0:21:20) But First
- MacBook Pros and huge iPads
- (0:22:29-0:47:37) Fake News
- How it gets created and spreads
- Engagement algorithms
- Possible solutions?
- (0:48:25-1:05:40) Trump Conflicts
- Trump’s plan to minimize conflict
- Trump International
- Who can do anything?
- Trump supporter regrets?
- (1:06:59-1:28:42) Responding to Trump
- How to respond to lies and crazy?
- Outrage fatigue
- Taking Trump’s phone?
- Presidential alerts
- Congressional strategy
- (1:29:20-1:55:28) Lightning Round
- Congressional earmarks
- Fidel Castro died
- Standing Rock
- Columbia plane crash
- Electoral College update
- Daylight Saving Time
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