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Joel Stein Discusses the Rise of Populism

Clip: 11/25/2019 | 17m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

In an era of political turmoil, one author has opted for humor to get his message across, as he examines America’s political culture wars. Joel Stein is a former writer for Time Magazine and his new book, “In Defense of Elitism,” offers a sharp and witty take on why he thinks elitism is so important to fight the rise of populism. He sits down with Walter to discuss this subject.

Aired: 11/25/19

Rating: NR

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