Episode 156 marches into this 4th of July week with a few strategies for fighting Trump's second Supreme Court pick and some questions about whether #AbolishICE is going to help Democrats win the House. Ariel Skelley / Getty Images


How can the left fight back against a sure-to-be-terrible Supreme Court pick? Dan Savage, Rich Smith, and Eli Sanders count the ways.

Then Katie Herzog celebrates the supposedly patriotic gift that Michael Cohen’s giving America this Fourth of July. She also helps Dan and Eli ponder the question: Is chanting “Abolish ICE!” a wise strategy for Democrats when it comes to winning back the US House?

Finally, an official quiz from the US government, taken by Dan and Rich, in honor of the Fourth of July.

Plus, as always, the music of Ahamefule J. Oluo!