Michael Medved

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Michael Medved is a nationally syndicated talk show host heard weekdays on KTTH from noon - 3pm.

Medved: Will 2024 be the year of crucial political debates on TV?

It’s not difficult to imagine either Biden or Trump uttering some inaccurate or incoherent combinations of words that could undercut any momentum.
5 months ago

Medved: GOP heading to irrelevance as party fails to embrace demographic changes

The spreading speculation about a new civil war isn't based on regionalism this time, but on distinctions in education and identity.
6 months ago

Medved: How Biden learned money misdeeds can hurt most of all

The doomed example of "Tricky Dick" demonstrates the way that financial wrongdoing and personal enrichment can upset the public more than sex scandals.
6 months ago

Picking the right running mate could powerfully boost Trump’s prospects

It’s impossible to forecast who Donald Trump will pick as his running mate for the upcoming election of 2024, but it’s safe to say who he won’t select.
6 months ago

Medved: Can a new Trump victimhood campaign win back the White House?

Facing more than a half-dozen hostile legal proceedings before next year’s presidential election, can Donald Trump mount an effective campaign?
7 months ago

Medved: A history of misery shapes Russian suffering today

Michael Medved: The recent chaos in Russia brought back memories of my ill-conceived pursuit of a Russian history major.
7 months ago

Medved: Overstating the dangers to Democracy

A new poll suggests 10 million Americans would use violence to achieve political goals, but carelessness with language overstates the danger to democracy.
8 months ago

Medved: Faith and doubt can increasingly co-exist

With all the animosity and arguments currently tearing at our country, are Americans increasingly confused about fundamental questions of faith?
9 months ago

Medved: An ancient antidote to the new plague of loneliness

In other words, connecting with your neighbors and kin on a reliable basis is not only the right thing to do it’s unequivocally good for you.
9 months ago

Medved: The GOP should target Kamala Harris early and often

Vice-presidential nominees seldom become significant factors in presidential elections. In 2024, Kamala Harris could prove to be an exception.
10 months ago

Medved: What the Fox-Dominion deal means for Trump’s prospects

The recent decision by Fox News to negotiate a quick, costly deal in its defamation battle with Dominion Software raises questions.
10 months ago

Medved: Could Trump Really Pick DeSantis for VP?

Could Trump and DeSantis become running mates, rather than rivals, uniting the Republican Party and leading the way to sweeping victory in 2024?
11 months ago

Medved: As religious affiliation declines, why do believers still control Congress?

In 2007, only 16% of the public failed to identify with a specific religious faith, but that number has now nearly doubled to 29%.
1 year ago

Medved: Social media “friends” and the pandemic of loneliness

“I believe loneliness is one of the defining health concerns of our time” with serious consequences to both emotional and physical well-being.
1 year ago

Medved: Other ex-presidents who tried to recapture the White House

Donald Trump hopes to make history as the second President to ever recapture the White House after losing an election and leaving power.
1 year ago

Medved: Does the lack of a “Red Wave” indicate anything?

What’s the explanation for the peculiar polling of 2022 when the analysts anticipated a mighty “Red Wave” that never materialized?
1 year ago

Medved: Why the sudden rise in antisemitism?

What recent developments for Jewish people have provoked these alarming new levels of hostility in the United States and around the world?
1 year ago

Medved: Imprisoning violent criminals may be costly, but releasing them costs society more

Barr described the shift in policies and priorities that began in the Reagan and H.W. Bush administrations, with a focus on “getting tough” on crime.
1 year ago

Medved: Crucial numbers that Republicans can’t ignore

Only once in the past decade – during the Obama election of 2014 – did a majority of voters support Republican candidates for Congress.
1 year ago

Medved: After Mar-a-Lago raid, a dramatic week has given both parties what they wanted most

The search of Mar-a-Lago to recover classified papers may be remembered as the most controversial and disastrous decision in the storied history of the FBI.
2 years ago

What Makes Our Politics So Nasty?

What makes our present politics so nasty, negative and intensely personal?
2 years ago

Compromise on abortion isn’t impossible, it’s inevitable

The first priority toward reaching that goal is to clear away the accumulated layers of lies and misunderstandings that distort the public’s perspective.
2 years ago

Medved: Escaping the trap of a ‘Groundhog Day’ election

It’s difficult to imagine deliverance from recent miseries when the next presidential election promises a rematch between two of the least imposing contenders in recent memory.
2 years ago

Medved: Core contradictions in MAGA world?

A glaring contradiction flourishes at the very core of the MAGA worldview. As a result, the most ardent admirers of former President Trump passionately affirm two simultaneous propositions that can’t possibly both be true.
2 years ago