In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch and Katherine Mangu-Ward welcome special guests C.J. Ciaramella and Joe Lancaster to consider the particularly long prison sentences handed out to Proud Boys leaders for their roles in the January 6 Capitol riot and discuss President Joe Biden’s use of email aliases.
2:19: Proud Boys leaders sentenced for their roles in the January 6 Capitol riot
20:24: President Joe Biden’s email aliases
30:44: Weekly Listener Question
48:38: The aftermath of Hurricane Idalia
Mentioned in this podcast:
“Proud Boys Leader Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison Over January 6 Riot,” by Robby Soave
“Punishing Rioters Is Wise. Bogus ‘Seditious Conspiracy’ Charges Are Not.” by J.D. Tuccille
“Fani Willis Is Abusing Georgia’s Terrible RICO Law,” by Joe Lancaster
“Joe Biden’s Email Aliases Are a Potentially Serious Transparency Problem,” by C.J. Ciaramella
“In Scathing Rulings, Federal Courts Block Arkansas and Texas Age Verification Laws,” by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
“Federal Prison Guards Confessed to Rape and Got Away With It,” by C.J. Ciaramella
“Subsidized Flood Insurance Makes Storm Damage Worse,” by Joe Lancaster
“Immigrants Welcome Here: Puzzle #5,” by Stella Zawistowski
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