In this episode, Dinesh reveals why he's optimistic about a red wave in the midterm elections this November. Left-wing activist Ibram X. Kendi wants to know why blacks have more problems in school than whites, so Dinesh enlightens him. Political scientist Charles Kesler joins Dinesh to talk about a tale of two constitutions. Dinesh offers a sympathetic take on Richard Gere, who lost his career in Hollywood for standing up to China. Dinesh introduces Dante the poet against the tumultuous backdrop of late-medieval politics in Florence.