An Honest Trumpversation - The Political Podcast for the Rest of Us
About This Show
An Honest Trumpversation is the political podcast series for the rest of us. Follow along with host Carl Wilson as he tries to make sense of the upcoming election, understand the other side, and answer once and for all, could I really vote for Donald Trump?
Leave the yelling, spin, and bias behind and take a fun, straightforward look at the candidates (including Hillary Clinton, Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein), issues, big questions, and ourselves.
Whether you're a Republican, Democrat, something else, or you've been avoiding all things political at all costs, this podcast is for you.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 1: Introduction
Aug 24 16
In the very first episode of An Honest Trumpversation, we take a few minutes to introduce the podcast, get to know a bit of the back story, and welcome you, the listener, before jumping into our regularly scheduled programming.
If you’ve found yourself feeling interested, entertained, confused, frustrated, upset, in the dark…all of the above about this election, this podcast is for you.
Or maybe, more often than you’d like to admit, you find yourself scrolling through endless chains of Facebook posts, YouTube videos and comments, and the latest articles or tweets, trying to figure out what’s really going on, who said what, and is it even true? Well, this podcast is for you.
If you feel like this whole thing is just a car wreck inside of a dumpster fire wrapped in a mysterious grab bag of ridiculousness, but you just can’t look away from all the Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton election madness , or maybe you’ve ignored it all completely – either way, this podcast is for you.
And whether you’re a first-time voter or a seasoned vet, Republican, Democrat, raging socialist or somewhere in between, this podcast is for you, too.
I’ve become completely fascinated by the election this year—the un-scriptable cast of characters, over-the-top statements, controversy, and maybe most of all, us…the role we, as a country and individuals are playing. There’s no shortage of standard election headlines, talking points, or riled-up commentary, but something is different about this election. Which is making a few of us really excited, but a lot of us are starting to get pretty uncomfortable. We’re getting fed up. We’re frustrated that these are our options. That we’re in this situation. That this is the way we’re treating each other.
Maybe you can relate…I find myself watching, listening, reading, and I inevitably get to the bottom of some string of Facebook comments…this downward spiral of terrible logic that I just can seem to stop reading… and see some guy, or girl…let’s call her Sarah in Alaska, ranting about how the Government has planted chips in our brains and we’re all controlled by the media and I wonder… How we could have possibly survived this long as a country? I mean really, are things really as bad as they seem? Maybe you’ve given up, stuck your head firmly in the sand refusing to listen to any more of it,