Submit Your Overtime Questions for September 22, 2017

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Bill and his roundtable guests - Rep. Barney Frank, Martin Short, Catherine Rampell, Rick Wilson and Bob Costas - will answer viewer questions after Friday's show.

Submit your questions in the comments section below. Selected questions will be answered on the Real Time Youtube Channel immediately following the premiere. Please be aware that concise (50 words or less) single-topic questions have the best chance of being selected, so the shorter and more specific you can be, the better.

Trump Supporters: You Know You’re Being Conned, Right?

Trump Supporters: You Know You’re Being Conned, Right?

One of the haunting things about Russia under Stalin was it was the dawn of Photoshop, and the Kremlin was constantly retouching official photographs to make people disappear. In the original picture Stalin has his arm around your shoulder, but then he kills you, and when it’s reissued he’s cuddling up to a dull patch of Leningrad sky.

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Guest List: September 15, 2017

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The Interview:

Bret Stephens is a columnist for The New York Times, and a contributor to MSNBC. His latest column is, “Campus Rape, a Survivor’s Story.”

Twitter: @BretStephensNYT


The Panel:

Salman Rushdie is an award-winning author of over a dozen novels. His latest is “The Golden House.”

Twitter: @SalmanRushdie


Fran Lebowitz is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Her favorite color is none of your business and she hasn’t slept since 1962.


Mid-Show Interview:

Tim Gunn is the host and producer of Lifetime’s “Project Runway,” airing Thursdays at 9 p.m.

Twitter: @TimGunn


 Submit a question for this week’s guests using #RTOvertime and watch them answer LIVE after the show on the Real Time YouTube channel.

Submit Your Overtime Questions for September 15, 2017

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Bill and his roundtable guests - Bret Stephens, Fran Lebowitz, Salman Rushdie and Tim Gunn - will answer viewer questions after Friday's show.

Submit your questions in the comments section below. Selected questions will be answered on the Real Time Youtube Channel immediately following the premiere. Please be aware that concise (50 words or less) single-topic questions have the best chance of being selected, so the shorter and more specific you can be, the better.

Labor Pains

Labor Pains

Last month, workers at a Nissan plant in Mississippi overwhelmingly voted not to join the United Auto Workers union. Bernie Sanders was fighting the good fight; he went down to Mississippi to march, he wrote op-eds, he talked up the vote on TV. But the union lost once again and, with UAW members now only building 54 percent of the cars and trucks manufactured in the U.S. (it was 85 percent in 1999), if things don’t change soon the union’s going to disappear altogether. 

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Guest List: September 8, 2017

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The Interview:

Ken Bone is the Chief People Officer at the political software company Victory Holdings. But you might know him better as the undecided voter from last October’s presidential debate whose charm and snug red sweater captured the heart of America.  

Twitter: @Kenbone18


The Panel:

S.E. Cupp is the host of “S.E. Cupp Unfiltered,” which premiered on CNN’s Headline News in August.

Twitter: @secupp


Adam Gopnik is a staff writer at The New Yorker, and author of At the Strangers’ Gate: Arrivals in New York.

Twitter: @adamgopnik


Mid-Show Interview: 

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a climate activist and author of We Rise: The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement. He recently released One Day – the first single off of his debut hip-hop album, Break Free.

Twitter: @XiuhtezcatlM


Note: Overtime will return next Friday, September 15.