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Useful Idiots, LLC / Cumulus Podcast Network
Useful Idiots with Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper
Useful Idiots is an informative and irreverent politics podcast with journalist Matt Taibbi and podcaster/writer Katie Halper. Episodes feature on-the-road coverage of the 2020 campaign and exclusive interviews, with humor, commentary and dissection of the politics news of the week. Join Matt and Katie as they examine important stories that have slipped through the cracks and what the media got wrong – and laugh about whatever is left to laugh about.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 4,286 ratings
Tiresome Both-Sides-ism
Sometimes entertaining, but the “both sides are bad” schtick gets old really fast.
Tipsy McStumbles via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/11/21
Trump Talking Points
They’ve figured out the money is in parroting Kayleigh McEnany talking points to pull the Alt Right dollars.
80'sVillager via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/03/21
Outstanding work , you two!!
Friday May 1 had me in stitches. You outdid yourselves for hilarity. The Pence- Pelosi thing was very funny.
Thgiah via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/03/21
Recent Episodes
Longtime friend-of-show Abby Martin, maker of the remarkable documentary Gaza Fights for Freedom, drops in for a Zoom chat to discuss the outbreak of hostilities in Israel. Subscribe at usefulidiots.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/14/21
Also, we semi mis-predict a patent waiver outcome, discuss a sex work ruling, and relive a beaver attack Subscribe at usefulidiots.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/08/21
Friend-of-show Dr. Cornel West has been in the news a lot of late, and not always in a happy way. At the end of February, the brilliant professor of Philosophy, Divinity, and African-American studies announced he was leaving his longtime employers at Harvard University, and moving back to Union...
Published 05/01/21
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