Winter Break Encore Part II with Ben Howe and Adam Savage

Winter Break Encore Part II with Ben Howe and Adam Savage

With Friends Like These - December 29, 2017 - 1:39:41

First, [3:05] we revisit Ana’s interview with Red State contributor and Never Trump stalwart Ben Howe (@benhowe) about what the Left can learn from the Tea Party. Ben also discusses how leaving the conservative movement has changed his thinking on social issues like abortion. Then, [56:41] another throwback to when Adam Savage (“Mythbusters,” joined the pod to help a WFLT listener whose sister has embraced right-wing conspiracy theories. BONUS: join Ana on a journey through the editor’s comments on Milo Yiannopoulos’ pulled manuscript, which Simon & Schuster submitted to court as evidence the book was bad. You can read the manuscript here: Send us an email with a question and we’ll get our #friendsofthepod to answer it in the new year: Tweet us at @crooked_friends. Our awesome sponsors! Everlane: Free shipping on your first order at Texture: Get a free trial when you go to and save 30 percent a month on the regular price if you choose to continue your subscription. Helix: Go to and get $50 off your order.

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