In this supplemental episode of Impolite Conversation, we talk to Nick Davis of Texas A&M about why white evangelicals were so loyal to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, and then try to hash out what it means that President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Monthly Archives: December 2017
This month, Tim, Dan, and Courtney discuss Hindu nationalism in India, and particularly the role played by International Yoga Day, a holiday you maybe didn’t even know existed. Then in One Last Thing, Courtney has been watching Trump in China, and Dan and Tim have been watching television.
Some of the things we talked about in this episode:
The United Nations has information about International Yoga Day.
The New York Times has a nice interactive timeline about the 2002 Gujarat riots, which Narendra Modi did little to stop or condemn.
Here is the exit poll in which almost one in five Trump voters said he was not qualified to be president.
Courtney’s OLT was about what ordinary Chinese people think of President Trump’s recent visit to their country.
Dan’s OLT was about the Netflix series Stranger Things.
And Tim’s OLT was about the BBC America series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.
1:30-33:17: Hindu Nationalism
33:21-35:59: Courtney’s OLT
35:59-38:04: Dan’s OLT
38:04-41:04: Tim’s OLT