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A podcast from The New York Times Opinion

The Argument

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95 Episodes • Released Weekly

95 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from The New York Times Opinion

The Argument

The Argument podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

95 Episodes • Released Weekly

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The other side is dangerously wrong. They think you are too. But for democracy to work, we need to hear each other out. Each week New York Times Opinion columnists Frank Bruni, Ross Douthat and Michelle Goldberg explain the arguments from across the political spectrum. Their candid debates help you form your own opinion of the latest news, and learn how the other half thinks. Find the best ways to persuade in the modern search for common ground.

Latest Episode

27 Aug 2020 • 45 mins

Can the Republicans Sell a Whole New Trump?

What is the Republican election strategy? And is it working? This week on “The Argument,” the journalist Charlie Sykes joins Michelle and Frank to debate whether or not Trump has made a strong enough case for his re-election during the Republican convention and if his fierce message will translate to undecided voters.Then, they turn to a question facing many Biden conservatives, like Charlie: What is the future of the party?Plus, Charlie suggests a page-turner that will make time disappear.For background reading on this episode, visit nytimes.com/theargument.