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7/30/20: Authoritarian Nightmare Trump Suggests Election Delay

2020-07-30 | 🔗

--On the Show:

--Ben Burgis, Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University Perimeter College and author of the book "Give Them an Argument: Logic for the Left," joins David to discuss the pernicious rise of populist rhetoric and how it can be used to fool people. Get the book: https://amzn.to/2PfkR2d

--Donald Trump suggests delaying the 2020 Presidential election, finalizing his transition into the authoritarian nightmare we feared he would become

--2nd-quarter GDP numbers are the worst since World War II, with the US economy contracting an annualized 32.9%, as new unemployment claims increase for the second week in a row

--Coronavirus deaths explore, rising to the highest number since May 27 as more than 1400 people died in the US yesterday

--Notable discussions from the David Pakman Show subreddit, including about a forthcoming coronavirus vaccine and Donald Trump's first pitch follies

--Donald Trump incoherently rambles and glitches badly during a bizarre and sweaty speech in Texas

--Donald Trump brags about his reading comprehension during a disturbing interview with Axios' Jonathan Swan about Russian bounties, Vladimir Putin, and more

--Anti-mask Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert has contracted coronavirus and claims that a rare instance where he wore a mask may have given him the virus

--Voicemail caller asks about Donald Trump's previously-proposed payroll tax cut

--On the Bonus Show: Russia aiming to approve coronavirus vaccine within weeks, Trump will "look into" TikTok ban, more than half of young people "lack resources" to vote by mail, much more...

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