President Donald Trump, facing mounting pressure from Republicans and Democrats alike, did what he declined to do over the weekend during an event at the White House on Monday when he directly condemned white supremacists and neo-Nazis in a brief statement to reporters. Georgetown University Economist Walter Williams joined Dan and Amy with reaction to the incident in Charlottesville, President Trump’s response and the media’s coverage of Trump’s response:
Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Monday on Stephen Colbert’s show that if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Trump’s administration. David French from National Review agrees that it’s time for Bannon to go. He joined Dan and Amy to discuss why he thinks it might be time for another change at the White House:
Liberals are blaming President Trump for the rise of white nationalism, but a black professor says the movement started mushrooming 15 years before Trump became president. Attorney and political scientist Dr. Carol Swain of Vanderbilt University predicted the rise of white nationalism in her 2002 book, “The New White Nationalism in America.”
The mother of the 32-year-old paralegal who was killed after being run over by an alleged white nationalist in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday has thanked President Trump for denouncing neo-Nazis and white supremacists.
Our brother in sound Dennis Prager will serve as a guest conductor for the Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra after all.
Actress Alyssa Milano was traumatized this weekend by elves in a year-round Christmas store. According to the “Who’s The Boss” star’s account, elves in the unnamed store had their arms arranged in a Nazi salute.