Party Politics, National Edition Ep. 16: Pop Stars And Progeny

Are celebrities like the Rock trying to to ruin the attractiveness bell curve for politicians by running for office?

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: Trying to ruin the attractiveness bell curve for politicians?

On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus talk about these tantalizing topics in the week’s political news:

  • Health Care 3: Reloaded 
  • White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has a painting of himself as Napoleon hanging in his office. Um.
  • Trump goes to France. Not going to France: his friend Jim.
  • Celebs in politics – it’s a thing. But why?

Then the profs dig into what’s going on with Donald Trump, Jr., his emails and meetings, and what it all means for the White House. By the way, don’t forget to listen to our weekly Texas-centered episodes, too!

Party Politics is produced by Dacia ClayEdel Howlin and Laura Lucas. Our audio engineer is Todd Hulslander