Larry is a comedian and pod save america When Lovette or leave it, John Lovett. They begin their conversation by discussing Crooked Media, the progressive network he co-founded, and the tumultuous political climate that influenced its origins. Some have jumped into the success of some, especially Barack Obama, and point to the rise of Sarah Palin as the beginning of the Trump era that now dominates right-wing ideology (14:48). After the break, they talk about Joe Biden’s presidential success, how he’s underrated for his age, and speculate about his possible Democratic successor (26:42) . We then discuss the desensitization of violence in America with respect to recently circulated videos such as the Paul Pelosi case, the Tyre Nichols footage, and images broadcast from the war in Ukraine (39:11). Finally, John reflects on his time as a political speechwriter and the positive atmosphere of his live shows (48:35).
Host: Larry Wilmore
Guest: John Lovett
Associate Producer: Chris Sutton
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