Useful Idiots is an iconoclastic take on the political podcast. Imagine a standard cable-news commentary show, and we’ll be shooting for its opposite. We’ll be focusing on stories that were blacked out by national news media, while offering unsparing weekly takes on candidates, TV talking heads, campaign spokesgoons, academics, and other monsters of the realm.
The program will also focus on the election, with guests culled from, in, and around the campaign trail. Tulsi Gabbard is our inaugural interview, for instance.
We’ll also be hosting debate night drinking games and testing audiences and each other with bits like