A conservative Democrat

  • Hour 1 of 2-18-21
  • A news roundup with Drew is at the start of the hour.
  • How many conservative Democrats do you know? It may seem like an oxymoron, but there is one in West Virginia. His name is Sen. Joe Manchin. As a traditional Democrat, he does not fit the mold of what the Democrat Party has become. While he and his constituents in the state of WV may have wanted the New Deal in the past, they are socially conservative and 2A advocates. Sen Manchin could be a threat to the liberal Democrats now in Congress, preventing progressive policies like the Green New Deal from going through. Salena Zito wrote about him in this column, and is in to talk more.
  • The opioid crisis is real, and so many are losing their fight every day. Addiction has threatened individuals around the world and torn families apart. What if there is a solution to helping people through withdrawal? Norman Stone, a filmmaker, made a documentary called The Final Fix, and it investigates an electronic therapy that has been proven successful and helped people overcome drug addiction. He’s in to explain.