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The Republican Party in an Age of Impeachment
November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
The event is sponsored by the Student Advisory Board of the Center for Politics and the People. As a Republican, Sykes is known for his open opposition to President Trump. He is a founder and editor-at-large of The Bulwark, host of The Bulwark Podcast, and an NBC/MSNBC contributor. He serves as the president of Defending Democracy Together Institute, sits on the advisory board of the Democracy Fund, and is a member of the board of Stand Up Republic. From 1993 to 2016, Sykes hosted a daily talk show on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee, and he and hosted the public affairs television show Sunday Insight on WTMJ-TV. He was a founder and editor-in-chief of Right Wiscr, primarily concerning education, for numerous national publications, an online platform for conservative writers and thinkers. As a senior fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, he also edited the group’s magazine Wisconsin Interest. Sykes has been a published author and has made frequent television appearances. His books include A Nation of Victims, Dumbing Down Our Kids, Profscam, The Hollow Men, The End of Privacy, 50 Rules Kids Won’t Learn in School, A Nation of Moochers, Fail U: The False Promise of Higher Education and How the Right Lost Its Mind.