The Making Of A Liberal Icon - Bobby Kennedy


Larry Tye, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon joins Thom. Almost 50 years after his death - Robert Kennedy remains an icon of American liberalism. For many people of a certain age and a certain political persuasion - he - along with his brothers John and Ted - represent everything good about about the Democratic Party and what it's meant to American society in the post World War II era. But who was the real Bobby Kennedy? Was he the man who spoke so eloquently about racial and economic justice during his tragically short 1968 presidential campaign? Or was he the guy who worked with Joseph McCarthy to go after rumored Communists? Is there a difference between the two? My next guest has tried to answer those questions - as well as others - in a fascinating new biography about Kennedy.

The Founders Created the Electoral College to Prevent a Foreign-Influenced Candidate From Winning - It Didn't Stop Trump, so Let's Scrap It

Thom plus logo It's time to take another step forward in fine-tuning our republic and abolish the Electoral College.

America's Founders and Framers thought they could use the Electoral College to prevent somebody like Donald Trump from ever becoming president. Unfortunately, they were wrong, and now we're paying the price.