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The Political Orphanage

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Politics minus bile plus jokes. Comedian and avowed independent Andrew Heaton examines current events with his deranged friends, then slops humor on top.



Latest Episodes

  • Rush Limbaugh and Virtue Ethics - BONUS
    February 21, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Every week Heaton makes a special bonus episode of the show exclusively for Patreon subscribers. Recently enough supporters liked and wanted to share his episode on how Aristotelian Virtue Ethics apply to Rush Limbaugh that they asked him to release it on the main feed. Enjoy!

  • Global Elitists vs. Very Loud Populists - Featuring: Joel Stein
    February 19, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Ep. 33 Joel Stein is the author of "In Defense of Elitism: Why I'm Better Than You and You are Better Than Someone Who Didn't Buy This Book." The former Time columnist explores the new and angry fault line between globalism and populism, drawing upon his travels to the most Trumpian county in America, and meeting populist celebrities Scott Adams and Tucker Carlson. 

  • Who's the Democratic Candidate Gonna Be?
    February 13, 2020 at 5:08 am

    Heaton records his New Hampshire experience hitting up Biden, Pete, and Yang rallies, plus thoughts on Warren, Bernie, and Klobuchar. He talks about his all-too-brief love affair with the Andrew Yang candidacy, and most importantly--who's going to scoop up the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination in the wake of the New Hampshire primary.

  • Don't Screw This Up, New Hampshire
    February 10, 2020 at 4:28 am

    The New Hampshire Primary is a slingshot which can land underdogs on top and hobble frontrunners. Heaton travels there to see how the state works, how its people think, and what Tuesday's contest will mean for 2020. He speaks with Neil Levesque of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics, and Joe Pace and Russell Dean about the unique way New Hampshirites solve problems at the local level.

  • How to Talk to Insufferable Ideologues - Featuring: Peter Boghossian
    February 6, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Peter Boghossian says, "Talking to a person with unshakable belief commitments is like playing chess with someone whose only piece is a hammer.” In his book "How to Have Impossible Conversations" he discusses steps we can take to better communicate with people we disagree with. If you've ever walked away from a conversation feeling like you got dragged into a fight, or presented compelling […]

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