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McKay Coppins On Jeff Flake, Free Speech, And The Future Of The GOP

Writer and reporter McKay Coppins shares key takeaways from conversations with Jeff Flake and other Hill Republicans on the Federalist Radio Hour.

McKay Coppins, staff writer at The Atlantic, joins Ben Domenech on Federalist Radio to discuss his reporting on Boston protestors, Senator Jeff Flake, and the trouble brewing in the Republican Party.

Who is deciding what is hate speech and what are the biggest concerns for the future of free speech? “I think there’s a kind of short-sighted argument being advanced by some on the left right nowin five years it could be on the rightwhere they don’t like the fringe elements that are gaining power because of their free speech,” Coppins said.

As Jeff Flake approaches a season of reelection, some are wondering if he even wants to be a politician anymore.  “I think he fundamentally doesn’t like the political climate we’re in and doesn’t like operating in it,” Coppins said.

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