Will Smith and Joe Biden Both Messed Up

At the moment Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Peter Suderman, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Nick Gillespie discuss the violent turn at an otherwise standard Oscar Sunday as well as President Joe Biden’s regrettable remark on Russia.

1:56 – Chris Rock slaps Will Smith during the Oscars

13:51: Biden urges regime change in Russia

27.49: Weekly listener’s question: “Does the U.S. have a shift from being a society of tolerance to one of forced acceptance?” Based on your answers, would you consider that to be a positive or negative thing? I believe that major issues of culture war bubble up when forced on adults or children. For example: Until drag queen stories hours, nobody really cared what happened to drag queens. Until the sports and bathroom bills, trans people were not really taken seriously. “I’m certain there are more.

40:55 Supreme Court hearings, thoughts and reflections on Ketanji brown Jackson

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