How did we get here? Jon talks to Bill Monroe about the decline of the Republican party from Reagan’s “shining city on a hill” to a mob of seditionists attacking the Capitol spurred on by the President himself. They take a journey from the 80s to today, marking off the signposts of Newt Gingrich, the Iraq War and yes, Morton Downey Jr. Plus, Bill details the breaking point between his party and himself, where we go from here and just to keep us on track, “Star Trek: Lower Decks”.  [EP209]