From The Majority Report and MSNBC Sam Seder, The Washington Post’s Helaine Olen, Think Progress’s LGBTQ Editor Zack Ford, plus Comedians Dave Sirus and Jon Ross.

Time Code:Jon Ross :05 Sam Seder 6:38 Helaine Olen 33:20 Dave Sirus 1:07:36 Zack Ford 2:01:07 Remembering Mark Hollis 2:28:40

Topics: Michael Cohen, Congressman Elijah Cummings, Matt Gaetz, Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows, Lynn Patton, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Proud Boys, Jared Kushner, and we bid farewell to Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis.

Helaine Olen explains why cyphers like Ivanka Trump actually believe they deserve what they have; Sam Seder explains Bernie Bros and why white nationalists too often find work in our military and police; Dave Sirus explains Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, Michael Cohen, and emotional support cats; Zack Ford talks Trump and other hates crimes; Jon Ross thinks Michael Cohen is a two-faced rat. T


Helaine Olen


Helaine Olen is a contributor to Washington Post Opinions and the author of “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry” and co-author of “The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated.” Her work has appeared in Slate, the Nation, the New York Times, the Atlantic and many other publications. She serves on the advisory board of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and lives in New York City with her husband, sons and poodle daughter.

Zack Ford

Zack covers LGBTQ issues for

Zack Ford is the LGBTQ Editor at, where he has covered issues related to marriage equality, transgender rights, education, and “religious freedom,” in additional to daily political news. In 2014, The Advocate named Zack one of its “40 under 40” in LGBT media, describing him as “one of the most influential journalists online.” He has a passion for education, having received a Bachelor’s in Music Education at Ithaca College and a Master’s in Higher Education at Iowa State University, and he relishes opportunities to return to classroom settings to discuss social justice issues with students. He can be reached at


Jon Ross

Writer, Actor, Gentleman Farmer

Jon has written for some of your favorite sitcoms and variety shows and is a winner of the prestigious Writers Guild Award for Comedy Writing. As a comic he has appeared on all your favorite and not so favorite television shows.


Dave Sirus

Comic, Writer and Pundit

Dave is a comedian who was hired for the forty-first season of Saturday Night Live for which he was nominated for an Emmy for Writing in a Variety Series, and won a WGA award for writing in a comedy/variety series. He is currently a screenwriter and writes for Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog.


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