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Driving the Day: Politico a Billion-Dollar Company?
Ink Stained WretchesAug 27, 2021
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German media giant acquires Politico, the blame game in Afghanistan, and DeSantis dukes it out with the Associated Press


  • 0:35 - Segment: Front Page
  • 1:08 - Media coverage on Afghanistan evolves
  • 10:00 - Gallup poll on American's satisfaction with the United States
  • 12:15 - Politico sells to Axel Springer for $1 billion
  • 17:44 - ABC producer Michael Corn sued over sexual harassment allegations
  • 20:56 - Talk radio host Larry Elder surges ahead as a Republican contender to California governor Gavin Newsom, who is facing a recall
  • 25:00 - Climate activists protests the Federal Reserve
  • 27:40 - Segment: Obsessions of the Week
  • 27:57 - Bruhaha between the Associated Press and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
  • 33:00 - Republican Congressional candidate Kim Klacik files a defamation suit against the Daily Wire's Candice Owens
  • 39:17 - Segment: Favorite Item of the Week
  • 39:21 - Minnesota Star Tribune's coverage of the transgender Mosque bomber
  • 41:04 - The American Conservative's piece on Ohio Senate hopeful J.D. Vance


Gallup poll on U.S. satisfaction with direction of the country

Bloomberg article on the Federal Reserve and Climate Change

Minnesota Star-Tribune article on the transgender Mosque bomber

The American Conservative article on Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance