presidential election

BTL #310 - Decades Long Crime Spree - 3/11/19

BTL #310 - Decades Long Crime Spree - 3/11/19

This week on the podcast, we have breaking news: finally, a major billionaire has actually decides NOT to run for president! WHAT? Plus, now that ratings are what matter, the Democrats have decided to produce world’s greatest reality debate. But this was also a week that a Judge pleaded with America to remember that Paul Manafort was a great man before his decades long crime spree. It’s had ups and downs.

BTL #307 - Abolish the State of the Union - 2/11/19

BTL #307 - Abolish the State of the Union - 2/11/19

This week on BTL, we've got everything from SOTU to the equally messy Virginia to everything you ever wanted to know about the Green New Deal and which of the 500 presidential candidates supports it!



BTL #306 - Favorite Back Tattoo - 1/28/19

BTL #306 - Favorite Back Tattoo - 1/28/19

This week on the pod - good news, guys! We didn’t need a border wall anyway! Plus, there is just so much about Roger Stone you didn’t know, like how much he and his favorite back tattoo have in common! And we’ve got the 2020 updates you didn’t hear about because, well, if a tree falls… P.S. Puerto Rico is still a place that exists to everybody that isn’t Donald Trump. It’s a place that needs our help. All this plus tons more on this weeks BTL!

BTL #305 - Show Up Anyway - 1/21/19

BTL #305 - Show Up Anyway - 1/21/19

This week on the podcast, the first rule of marching is you show up to the march even when the march is annoying you. Plus, Buzzfeed publishes second widely disputed bombshell that we’ll find out is completely credible in two years and Trump offers a “deal” to end shutdown that is just a worse version of a deal he’s already reneged on once. Then, a look at all 400 people who announced their presidential candidacies last week and plenty more!

BTL #302 - Election Reflection [w/ Grant Sloss] - 11/12/18

BTL #302 - Election Reflection [w/ Grant Sloss] - 11/12/18

We brought podcast friend-extraordinaire Grant Sloss back into the studio to discuss the results (some still forthcoming!!) of the 2018 midterms. Fun was had by all! Then…the aftermath. We told you Trump would get a little crazy, right? We were right.

BTL #300 - Politicon 2018 / The Stress Is Getting To Us - 10/22/18

BTL #300 - Politicon 2018 / The Stress Is Getting To Us - 10/22/18

This week on the podcast, we celebrate a major milestone and we do it AT POLITICON. That’s right, our 300th episode coincided with our favorite yearly gathering of shouting policy wonks and talking heads. Our thoughts on that, plus some polls and political shenanigans from the week in this very caffeinated special episode of BTL! Also Inside: our Cal Props Voter Guide.

BTL #295 - Watergate Pt. II - 8/20/18

BTL #295 - Watergate Pt. II - 8/20/18

This week on BTL, it’s election results galore! We’ll tell you why what you’ve been reading about what they mean isn’t totally true. Also, indictments/legal entanglements/lies galore! But don’t worry, according to Giuliani, the truth is not the truth anyway so what does it matter? It was a big two weeks and we’ve got it all right here!

BTL #260 - Wildcard Socialism [w/ Ramy Youssef] - 9/18/17

BTL #260 - Wildcard Socialism [w/ Ramy Youssef] - 9/18/17

This week on BTL, the hilarious Ramy Youssef joins us to chat about the (still) (forever) (consistently) (even when it defies logic) never-ending Obamacare dramas. Plus we've got the dirt on the Sanders Medicare-for-all bill, our review of the Great 2017 White House Greasy Chinese Food Bonanza that led to a...result of some sort (we'll update when we know exactly what it is), California, St. Louis, and the ongoing dramas of the Strange-Moore Alabama race. So just listen, okay? That means you.