Politics Podcast: Why Doesn't Anybody Want To Be Establishment? There's a four-syllable word that seems to be on everyone's mind these days — establishment. What is it and why does it seem to matter so much?
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Politics Podcast: Why Doesn't Anybody Want To Be Establishment?

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Politics Podcast: Why Doesn't Anybody Want To Be Establishment?

Politics Podcast: Why Doesn't Anybody Want To Be Establishment?

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The NPR Politics team returns with a quick take about a word that seems to be on everyone's mind, both Democrats and Republicans alike: establishment. The team discusses what the establishment really means and why people are so reluctant to say they are a part of it.

The team also talks debates, the contests coming up this week, and Madonna (yes, really).

On the podcast:

  • Campaign Reporter Sam Sanders
  • Digital Political Reporter Danielle Kurtzleben
  • Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving