Bernick and Schott on politics podcast: ‘A bunker of bad debates’

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Managing Editor Bryan Schott and Contributing Editor Bob Bernick are back to give perspective and context to the top Utah political news from the last few days.

Salt Lake City is hit with violent demonstrations following the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis. We discuss the political response and how the media covered the events as they unfolded.

Debate season is here. We look at the Republican primary debates for Utah governor and in CD4. We also touch on the Democratic debate in CD1.

Polling shows President Trump’s approval rating underwater in Utah, while Democrat Ben McAdams’ job approval has rebounded dramatically since the impeachment drama.

The Utah Republican Party invokes a controversial rule to punish a primary candidate who gathered signatures to get on the primary ballot.

President Trump hides in a bunker and gets a controversial photo op through the use of tear gas.

Plus, riot control bees!


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