david plouffe was a man on a mission and he wasn't about to let that mistakes happen when it came to fulfilling his dream of beating donald trump. he then was the midwife for $330 million of mark zuckerberg's money, and david plouffe took that money and delivered it to this entity called "ct cl," center for tech and civic life, staffed with people who literally within a few weeks of taking a hand in administering elections in wisconsin, taking over the public task, the public role of administering public elections, the leader of this center for tech and civic life had just finished her two year obama fellowship. she didn't have far to move, tucker, after she graduated from that program because the headquarters for ctcl, this headquarters are right in downtown chicago in the very office that was barack obama's campaign office. >> tucker: wait a second! i thought that the zuckerberg effort of more than a quarter billion dollars was designed to safeguard our elections from covid. >> that's why i call it a bait and switch. >> tucker: so you probably thought the government ran elections.
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obama campaign manager david plouffe who is familiar with the politics of all this, and aisha mills, president of the lgbtq victory fund. we're glad to have both of you back. aisha, let's start with the substance. i know that's difficult given the range of attacks. but what in your view is the substantive and proper role of freedom of speech, something that came up in a different context earlier in the broadcast, in educational or cultural environments where people want to have tolerance which is a long way from grooming? >> i was just listening to your previous conversation, ari, and it's so hypocritical that these same folks who want to talk about freedom of speech are literally trying to keep students and teachers from acknowledging their family members, their parents, being able to speak about gay people generally. i mean, literally, that's what this is about. i have to laugh because honestly, you know, it's so infuriating. otherwise i would probably just want to curse. because we have been fighting this for over a decade, the lgbtq plus community. these bills have been popping u
joining our conversation, former obama campaign manager, david plouffe and eddie glaude is back from princeton university. eddie, i have to start with you and this moment. you know, actually, all three of us have these conversations day in and day out about whether people understand the stakes that our democracy was attacked and the reason we cover liz cheney on the committee is because there aren't very many republicans willing to say what she says, which is that it is the trump movement that threatens democracy here at home. we now have a war in ukraine that is being waged by someone who the entire republican party fell in line behind for five years. they made pilgrimages to moscow. and what the ex-president did, something for which he was not convicted by the u.s. senate for doing, was to lord over them congressionally approved military fighting. he's now fighting a war, likely, with some of what that funding helped him purchase and have for his military. i wonder, eddie, what your feeling is when you see the american people mercifully quite united about the plight of the ukrainia
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