E.J. Dionne, Jr. is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, and a university professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture at Georgetown University. He is the author of six books. The most recent are Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism - From Goldwater to Trump and Beyond, published by Simon & Schuster in 2016, and Our Divided Political Heart, published by Bloomsbury in 2012.
Joy-Ann (Joy) Reid is a political analyst and the host of "AM Joy" which airs weekend mornings on MSNBC. She is the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide, published by William Morrow in September 2015, and released in paperback in September 2016.