Alternate takes on Richard M Nixon mania takes hold when we dig down into different scenarios in which “Tricky Dick” is triumphant or king mutant of the radioactive slag pile. Could he win in 1960? Been convicted on national television? Started a major international conflict in the Middle East?
This week we use the Al Franken speech at the Open Markets Institute sponsored the event as a screed against Big Tech, Bots, and monopolies. Some debate ensues about the Fairness Doctrine and “citizen journalists”. There is more debate about how to regulate Algrurytms from Google, Facebook, We end as always on a pessimistic note about a toothless FEC and the lust for antitrust in America.
Patrick and Dennis read emails from listeners. Topics range from Kid Rock 2020, complaining about Bernie and Hillary, Alternative History of Huey Long and Knife Fights. O and we even talk NCAA realignment.