Episode

2/29 Dave Weigel, Ruin of GOP & Michael Hastings, DHS monitors OWS

February 29, 2012

Dave Weigel from Slate on Mitt’s Michigan victory, the media’s control of the contest message and the fracturing of GOP.  Author Michael Hastingson Department of Homeland Security monitoring of Occupy Wall Street.  In the better half, Sam on woes of Schiff brothers.  Your calls and IMs.

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