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What the 2020 Campaign Sounds Like

What the 2020 Campaign Sounds Like

Update: 2019-08-2251
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Song playlists at presidential campaign rallies can be about more than music — they can reflect a candidate’s values, political platform, identity and target audience. We examine the role of these playlists in the 2020 campaign. Guest: Astead W. Herndon, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily

Background reading:

  • The Times analyzed playlists used by nine Democratic candidates and President Trump to see how they help set the tone for each campaign. Turn your sound on.
Comments (6)

Thomas Franklin

this podcast is laughable. worse every week

Aug 24th
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Lis Stanger

not sure if the audience really thinks about the performers Trump is playing that The Village People and Queen had gay performers when they are a group his supporters particularly hold in contemp

Aug 23rd
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Patrick Cotter

The speaking on this episode was so full of '!DRAMATIC PAUSES!' that at several points I actually thought the episode had stopped playing.

Aug 22nd
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Wendy Bruder

Great Episode.

Aug 22nd
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Thomas Franklin

Wendy Bruder shit episode

Aug 24th
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Archie Smith

Wendy Bruder Great!

Aug 23rd
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What the 2020 Campaign Sounds Like

What the 2020 Campaign Sounds Like