The biggest difference between Trump and Nixon is Fox News
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This is a helluva episode.

First, we’ve been working with Ipsos and PerryUndem on a national survey exploring Americans' beliefs about what is impeachable. The results are back, and they’re both fascinating and chilling.

Then, there was an amazing moment a few weeks back when Geraldo Rivera told Sean Hannity, “You are the difference between Donald J. Trump and Richard Nixon.” He was right. Nicole Hemmer, the brilliant historian of conservative media, joins to discuss how Fox News and the larger conservative media-verse protects Trump, but also lures him into disaster.

References:

Nicole Hemmer's Vox article on Trump's relationship with Fox News

Ezra's explainer on the national survey results

Credits:

Producer and Editor - Jeff Geld

Researcher - Roge Karma

Engineers - Cynthia Gill and Ernie Erdat

Theme music composed by Jon Natchez 

Special thanks to Liz Nelson

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