James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider what weaponizing of the government means, and also what it does not mean, and also discuss Rep. Jim Jordan’s Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government and Disney’s new lawsuit against Ron Desantis and other Florida officials (01:27). The guys also take a look at recent studies which suggest that Americans are becoming increasingly less trusting and more isolated in their relationships (38:27).
The weaponization of the federal government has a long history (The Conversation)
Republicans Are All About Weaponizing the Government (Vanity Fair)
Richard Dreyfuss: Americans’ ignorance of Constitution, disrespect for opposition has damaged our country (Fox News)
‘Weaponizing its power’: Disney accuses DeSantis of retaliation in federal lawsuit (Politico)
DeSantis’ tough words may come back to haunt him in Disney lawsuit, experts say (Reuters)
America Is in Its Insecure-Attachment Era (The Atlantic) (Apple News Link)