25 Podcast: Matt Lewis on how Trump Changed Politics and Media

Matt Lewis
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25 Podcast: Matt Lewis on how Trump Changed Politics and Media
This week, Sam and Chuck are joined by Matt Lewis. Matt is a senior columnist at The Daily Beast and the author of Too Dumb to Fail: How the GOP Betrayed the Reagan Revolution to Win Elections (And How It Can Reclaim Its Conservative Roots).

Matt’s work has appeared in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast, GQ, The Washington Post, Politico, The Telegraph, The Independent, and The Guardian — and he has been quoted or cited by major media outlets including New York Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times, andThe Associated Press.


Over the years, Matt has provided political commentary on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, C-SPAN, PBS NewsHour, ABC’s “Nightline,” HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” and CBS News’ “Face The Nation.” He has appeared on numerous radio outlets like NPR and the BBC, and on various conservative programs such as “The Hugh Hewitt Show.” (And who could forget his mention on ESPN’s “The Tony Kornheiser Show”?)


He previously served as a contributing editor for The Week and as a weekly columnist for Roll Call. Before that, Matt served as a columnist for AOL’s Politics Daily and as a blogger for Townhall.com.


Matt currently hosts his own podcast, “Matt Lewis & The News” (subscribe on iTunes; Sen. Ben Sasse is a listener!), and co-hosts The DMZ show on Bloggingheads.TV.


He is also the editor of the book, The Quotable Rogue: The Ideals of Sarah Palin In Her Own Words.


Matt grew up in Frederick County, Maryland, and graduated from Shepherd College (now University) in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.


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