Bernick and Schott on politics podcast: ‘How to be a cynic 101’

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Let’s Tuesday with another breakdown of the top stories in Utah politics with Managing Editor Bryan Schott and Contributing Editor Bob Bernick.

It’s one week to election day. Spencer Cox has a small lead in our latest poll in the GOP governor’s race, but Jon Huntsman and Greg Hughes have a realistic chance of winning as well. What factor will newly registered Republicans have on the final outcome?

Utah is moving closer to disaster as coronavirus cases continue to spike. The state’s community task force is being sidelined at the same time that health officials are warning we may be on the path to another shutdown. We discuss the naked political considerations in the state’s response to the virus.

Republican Burgess Owens leads the GOP fundraising race in Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

Mitt Romney calls the ouster of the top federal prosecutor in NYC “pretty swampy.”

President Trump spends 15 minutes discussing ramps and his ability to drink water during his disastrous rally in Tulsa.

Plus, Bryan gives you a crash course on how to start thinking like a cynic.



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