Chris Rufo, author of America's Cultural Revolution: How the Radical Left Conquered Everything , sits down with Bridget to discuss his research into how counter culture ideas from the radical Left worked their way into our institutions and tracing the ideas that led us to this point in our culture. They discuss choosing between lesser of two evils and why a lot of times people just opt out completely, how the Right hasn’t made it easy for people who might be willing to come over to their side, why he doesn't use the word "woke" in his book, and his personal goal to dismantle the DEI industry. They cover the truth about CRT, how to reconcile being both a journalist and activist, his determination to treat the subjects in his book charitably, how disillusioned many of them became with their own movements, why the politics of resentment are so seductive right now, people who are just trying to shore up their position in the media ecosystem, why you're better off doubling down on your strengths than trying to shore up your weaknesses, and why you should be grateful for your biggest failures.
Bridget Phetasy admires grit and authenticity. On Walk-Ins Welcome, she talks about the beautiful failures and frightening successes of her own life and the lives of her guests. She doesn’t conduct interviews—she has conversations. Conversations with real people about the real struggle and will remind you that we can laugh in pain and cry in joy but there’s no greater mistake than hiding from it all. By embracing it all, and celebrating it with the stories she’ll bring listeners, she believes that our lowest moments can be the building blocks for our eventual fulfillment.
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