Larry Wilmore weighs in on the Republican tax bill, Omarosa Manigault’s White House departure, and the disagreement between Ta-Nehisi Coates and Cornel West (1:00) before Bill Simmons drops in to argue about the Lakers with Larry (14:00). Later, Larry chats with Vox cofounder and editor-at-large Ezra Klein about journalistic standards and how politics have differed in the Bush, Obama, and Trump eras.
Ezra Klein and the Need for Explanatory Journalism
The Vox cofounder and editor-at-large discusses the evolution of the modern political discourse and the importance of journalistic standards
Plus, trivia and talking Syracuse basketball
Plus, Danny Kelly on the NFL draft and best dad content
James and Seerat reflect on LeBron James’s legacy as he chases Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s career scoring record
The former Saints coach is reportedly going to Denver in a trade, and he’ll have a new challenge there: trying to reclaim what’s left of Russell Wilson’s career
On the one hand, the Broncos finally have a proven head coach. On the other, they have even fewer draft picks and more questions about their long term team-building philosophy.