Podcast Ep. 43: Labour’s Anti-Semitic Meltdown & Elections Across the Pond

RD E43, Hillary Clinton, St Pauls in London, Ken Livingstone

An explosive row within the Labour party about anti-Semitism, the upcoming elections across Britain and the latest happenings in America’s White House race are the three topics this week.

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Podcast Ep. 36: Trump vs Clinton, Ireland’s electoral stalemate and Snooper’s Charter

RD E36 Donald Trump, Enda Kenny, GCHQ

Donald Trump’s near-certain nomination as a potential president, Ireland’s general election result and the revival of the Snooper’s Charter in Britain are the three topics for this week’s podcast.

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Podcast Ep. 32: Google’s Taxes, Iowa Primary, Cameron’s diversity pledge

RD E32 Google tax, Iowa caucus, Cameron diversity

Google’s tax deal, the American presidential primaries and a diversity pledge from David Cameron provide the table talk for this week as Jazza and Jimmy are joined by Nick Mazzei, an ex-army Conservative member and sometime Huffington Post blogger.

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Why we called the Joe Biden presidential campaign wrong

Joe Biden, October 2012 by DonkeyHotey

It’s not been a sterling year for predictions among the political punderati in Britain.

Firstly, all the British pollsters got the headline result of the general election wrong. Then pretty much everybody dismissed Jeremy Corbyn as a possible leader of Labour, only for him to go on and win 60 percent of the vote.

But at least it seems Britons are not the only ones flubbing our predictions. Most everyone in the United States thought that Joe Biden, current vice president, would contest the Democratic ticket to run for the top job in Washington.

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Bill Clinton denies calling up Donald Trump and asking him to run for US president

Bill Clinton, Civil Rights Summit, April 2014 by LBJ Foundation

Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States and potential husband of the 45th, denied convincing businessman Donald Trump to run in the latest presidential race, in what would have been one of the greatest pieces of trolling in history.

Speaking to American chat show host Stephen Colbert, Clinton disappointingly downplayed his powers of triangulation, saying that he had spoken to the Trumpster over the phone but not discussed his campaign to run for the White House on the Republican ticket.

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