About This Show
A weekly politics and religion podcast hosted by Nish Weiseth (Cosmopolitan, The BBC, Deseret News) and Amy Sullivan (TIME Magazine, Yahoo News, NYTimes).
It's called Impolite Company because the rules of etiquette say that you're not supposed to talk about either politics or religion in polite company - presumably because those two topics can get people a little riled.
But, if this is where being polite has gotten us, it's clearly not working.
Most Recent Episode
15: "What good is access if you're not using it to preach truth to power?"
2 days ago
In which we call B.S. on the court evangelicals who want us to believe that they're counseling Trump about his misogyny and racism and cruelty behind closed doors--but won't say anything against him publicly.
We also discuss the legacy of Billy Graham, who passed away this week at the age of 99, and question whether his son Franklin will end up being responsible for pushing more Americans away from Christianity than his father brought to it.
Nish finally gets her chance to talk about Mitt Romney and his now-announced candidacy for the Utah Senate seat being vacated by Orrin Hatch.
And guns. In wake of the Parkland gun massacre, NRA's Wayne LaPierre declares that the right to bear arms "is granted by God to all Americans as our American birthright." Get behind us, Satan.