Podcast: Bernick and Schott on politics #343


Bob Bernick and Bryan Schott guide you through another week in the wonderful world of Utah politics.

Count My Vote re-files their petition to end the caucus/convention system in favor of direct primaries. We break down what the petition initiative seeks to accomplish.

A new poll shows a majority of Utahns, including Mormons, support legalizing medical marijuana.

The United Utah Party gained an astonishing ½ point in the most recent polling which will give them a spot in a televised debate.

Sen. Orrin Hatch told demonstrators at a health care hearing to “shut up,” then the very next day penned an op-ed about his commitment to civility in politics.

The Russia investigation is starting to focus on the role social media played in helping Russia interfere in the 2016 election.

We discuss how President Donald Trump is the “Troll in Chief” during our weekly segment “Holy crap, Trump did what?”

Plus, Bryan explains why Halloween is stupid if you’re an adult.