Hey, how about that debate, eh? What did you think?
No, seriously. What did you think? Somebody associated with this show should know what happened and what they think about it. And that’s gonna have to be you. Because today’s show is pre-recorded. Oh, it’s ALL-NEW, believe me. It’s just not about the debate. So maybe you could just talk amongst yourselves about it for a little while.
Be sure to hang around for the last half hour, when we roll out a segment I actually recorded back in 2015, when Trump was first blathering about his incoherent “immigration policies.” A couple activists and a few journalists actually began considering what it would really take to deliver on these stupid promises. Turns out they were pretty on the mark, and some of the “features, not bugs” of the current border crisis situation were even predicted, in a backhanded way. Listen in and see if you can spot us pinpointing future humanitarian disasters without even knowing it.
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For now, how about one on the house? Here’s what we did on our last show:
The first debate for the 2020 Presidential election! Who won? Who lost? What were the defining moments? Surprises? Fails? Triumphs? Takeaways? What were the takeaways? We need the takeaways! Just don’t ask David Waldman for them. Oh, go ahead and ask, but it’ll probably go to his answering machine; this is a travel day for him. Instead, enjoy this special Kagro in the Morning, chockablock with exactly what sets KITM apart from the others—forays into the outer, icky edges of Trumpworld’s web of sleaze and corruption: The N.R.A.’s longtime C.F.O. was caught embezzling before joining the N.R.A., an organization renown for giving such down on their luck a second chance. The compassion continues at the White House, with the official in charge of U.S. arms control with Moscow covering for Kremlin connection Paul Erickson, the former boyfriend of Russian agent Maria Butina. Donald Trump works his way back to the Founding Fathers to burn each bridge created in American history. He’s reached year 145, dodging the international postal service, and managing to suppress the vote while he’s at it. David tells us the one about the Evangelical, the Pool Boy, and Michael Cohen. Then there’s the one, or actually the five about Duncan Hunter. Tonight... back to the debates. Joe Biden has the experience, but how far back will his opponents’ memories go?
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