Joel B. Pollak and Jason Hartman recently got together to discuss Joel’s new book: See No Evil, 19 Hard Truths the Left Can’t Handle. Joel is Senior Editor-at-Large and In-House Counsel at Breitbart News in Los Angeles, California, and also Editor of Breitbart California.
Before working for Breitbart, Joel ran for Congress in 2010 as a Republican, Tea Party-backed candidate in Illinois’ 9th district. Joel also worked in South Africa as speechwriter for Leader of the Opposition Tony Leon.
Previously, he has written two books: The Kasrils Affair: Jews and Minority Politics in Post-Apartheid South Africa (University of Cape Town Press, 2008), and Don’t Tell Me Words Don’t Matter: How Rhetoric Won the 2008 Presidential Election (Self-published, 2009).
He contributes to Canada’s Sun News Network, and appears frequently on both Fox News and CNN.
[1:56] How liberals are actually the more intolerant group
[6:15] How liberals and conservatives use what Jason refers to as the “monologue vs dialogue” media
[10:10] Why government funds any form of media
[13:35] How violent Hollywood movies and video games seem to get a pass by the media when we discuss gun violence in America
[18:00] Why words matter in regards to labeling and defining serious issues
[22:00] How we’re looking at climate change from the wrong perspective, people are the resource to SOLVE the problem
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