Charlie Hurt: Politically Unstable
Charlie Hurt: Politically Unstable
The Washington Times
Charlie Hurt: Politically Unstable - Where news and commentary collide. Listen as Washington Times Opinion Editor Charlie Hurt and Washington Times Politics Editor Stephen Dinan hash out the big stories of the day, along with your host, Andy Parks.
So, was it a Super Tuesday?
Whether is was a Super Tuesday depends on who you ask. Charlie Hurt, Stephen Dinan and Andy Parks break down where things stand for the Democrats. Was it a total, complete rejection for Bernie Sanders? Were voters rejecting the idea of socialism? Is Joe Biden now in a position to put together the delegates needed to win on the first ballot?
Mar 4
19 min
Immigration: Are we tired of all the winning?
Should President Trump take the victory on our southern border? Stephen Dinan explains what, exactly, E-Verify does and why it matters in the 2020 campaign. Along with Charlie Hurt and Andy Parks, Politically Unstable asks, is Trump taking the Chamber of Commerce approach over the average American worker in dealing with immigration?
Feb 26
17 min
Would AG Barr Really Resign?
Who plays bad cop in the White House and who is “very smart in the way he wields insanity?” From Roger Stone to Paul Manafort and the Carter Page FISA warrant, Charlie Hurt, Stephen Dinan and Andy Parks debate the current state of the Justice Department and Attorney General Bill Barr.
Feb 21
15 min
At the end of the day, who survives this mess?
Charlie Hurt, Stephen Dinan and Andy Parks reassess the 2020 presidential field. Why is Bloomberg running? Will Joe Biden’s family hold an intervention? And “Elizabeth Warren is no Ted Kennedy.” This week on Politically Unstable we ask… three weeks from now, who’s still standing?
Feb 18
23 min
Politically Unstable: Iowa Caucuses Explained
Charlie Hurt, Stephen Dinan and Andy Parks dive into the history of the Iowa caucuses and look at whether they are a useful predictor of political success or just a confusing waste of time. Find out who enjoys spending time in zero degree weather and who would rather stick to sunny South Carolina.
Jan 29
21 min
Politically Unstable: The Lifetime Impeachment Award
What’s next on Capitol Hill? Debates over procedure, partisan bickering and winners and losers in the impeachment process take center stage as Andy Parks, Charlie Hurt and Stephen Dinan make their predictions and share their wish list of impeachment witnesses.
Jan 21
19 min
Politically Unstable: Best and Worst of 2019
From impeachment to immigration, media, the stock market, #FakeNews and more, it was a year full of highs and lows. As the year wraps up, Andy Parks, Charlie Hurt and Stephen Dinan share their picks for best and worst of 2019.
Dec 27, 2019
27 min
Politically Unstable: Impeachment Limbo
Where do we go from here? After what Washington Times Political Editor Stephen Dinan called “the most anti-climactic vote on impeachment we’ve ever seen,” the next steps remain unclear. Stephen, along Opinion Editor Charlie Hurt and host Andy Parks, hash out the scenarios for what is building into an unprecedented standoff on Capitol Hill.
Dec 19, 2019
21 min
Politically Unstable: Impeachment
Host Andy Parks dives into the impeachment debate, comparing what is happening now in the House to the events of the Clinton administration. Washington Times Opinion Editor Charlie Hurt and Washington Times Politics Editor Stephen Dinan hash out the differences and share their take on where things are heading. From December 2, 2019.
Dec 9, 2019
24 min
Politically Unstable: The Premiere
On the premiere episode of Politically Unstable, Washington Times Opinion Editor Charlie Hurt and Washington Times Politics Editor Stephen Dinan take on immigration, the democratic presidential nominees and how race and money are factoring into the race. Andy Parks guides the freewheeling debate as few could. From December 2, 2019.
Dec 9, 2019
22 min