From Politicon Stage to Podcast

There will be some brilliance, some bull s***, some name calling, and even some bonding as Politicon’s “How The Heck Are We Gonna Get Along!” brings in all sides to find out if our country still has a fighting chance at making it to 2021…and if we’re lucky, even finding some common ground in the process.

Join Moderator Clay Aiken each week as he interrogates some of the sharpest, funniest, and most innovative minds in politics, media, and comedy to see if they have what it takes to lead us!



The Circus: John Heilemann & Jennifer Palmieri

September 17, 2020   ·  1 hr 10 min

Clay is joined by John Heilemann and Jennifer Palmieri, where they examine the Presidential race, take a deep dive into the state of the Biden campaign, and look ahead to how our politics look in 2024.

Carter Page: Abuse and Power

September 10, 2020   ·  1 hr 4 min

Clay is joined by Carter Page to discuss the radical politicalization of international relations, the influence of Russia on our politics and our national psyche, and if we’ll be able to resolve our differences before it’s too late.

What the Heck Is QAnon With Brandy Zadrozny and Oliver Darcy

September 3, 2020   ·  1 hr 14 min

Clay is joined by NBC News’ Brandy Zadrozny and CNN’s Oliver Darcy to discuss the proliferation of QAnon theories on the major social media platforms, and to ask what happens as these ideas go from the depths of the internet to driving our politics on the streets and in the halls of government.

Paul Begala: “You’re Fired, The Perfect Guide To Beating Donald Trump”

August 26, 2020   ·  1 hr 8 min

Clay is joined by Democratic strategist and counselor to President Bill Clinton, Paul Begala, to discuss the Republican Convention, the unrest on our streets, and the policies that he thinks will unite the country around a Biden ticket.  If the country follows his advice and Biden follows his plans, will we be telling Trump, “You’re Fired” in November?

Hogan Gidley

August 20, 2020   ·  58 min

Clay is joined by Hogan Gidley, the National Press Secretary for the Trump presidential re-election campaign, to discuss the state of the nation going into the national conventions, what it’s like to speak for the President, and how we can unite after November.

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