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An Evening with P.J. O’Rourke

P.J O'Rourke in conversation with Matthew d'Ancona

60 mins watch time

Posted October 2020


P.J. O’Rourke says Americans have worked themselves into a state of anger and perplexity, and it’s no surprise because perplexed and angry is what America has always been all about.

He joins Tortoise editor and award-winning columnist Matthew d’Ancona to take a long hard look at the current state of the United States – from being woke to the Internet of Things, FitBits to the coastal/heartland divide. As PJ says in his essay ‘An Inauguration Speech I’d like to Hear’: “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask me how I can get the hell out of here…”