Hyperpartisanship and the Loss of Even the Expectation of Honesty; Also, Why the US is Still Beholden to OPEC

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take note of how many in the US seem to take little offense to being lied to by politicians they support, consider how many in the political class have reacted to this, and discuss George Washington’s warning to the country about the dangers of political parties (01:32).  The guys also discuss OPEC’s recent cut in oil production and how this exposes a way in which our politics could harm national security (54:38).

Herschel Walker Urged Woman to Have a 2nd Abortion, She Says (NY Times)

Herschel Walker, and the GOP’s declining demand for morality in leaders (WaPo)

Herschel Walker (Wikipedia)

George Washington’s Farewell Address (Wikipedia)

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to massive cuts to oil output. Here’s why it matters (NPR)

Biden says he’ll release 10 million more barrels from the dwindling ‘oil piggy bank’ after OPEC’s production cuts — but this is the big risk with more withdrawals (Yahoo! Finance)

U.S. delivers angry rebuke of massive OPEC+ production cut — and it could backfire for Saudi Arabia (CNBC)