John Nichols on Crime and the Democrats, Plus Sarah Posner on Sex and the Southern Baptists

John Nichols on Crime and the Democrats, Plus Sarah Posner on Sex and the Southern Baptists

Writers join the Start Making Sense podcast to discuss Tuesday’s primaries in California and the scandal that could shake the Christian right. 


The results of Tuesday’s primaries in Los Angeles and San Francisco, according to The New York Times, were “a stark warning to the Democratic Party about the potency of law and order as a political message in 2022.” John Nichols disagrees. He joins the Start Making Sense podcast to discuss. We also provide a preview of the live TV hearings of the House committee on the January 6 insurrection.

Also on this episode, author Sarah Posner joins us to talk about sex, politics, and the Southern Baptists. The Southern Baptists have been at the center of the Trump movement, but now the denomination has been rocked to its core by a massive sex abuse scandal. Could this change the Southern Baptists for good?

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