Episode

7/25 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Film Guy Matthew Weiss

July 25, 2014

Weekly guest and political strategist Cliff Schecter explains the importance of Montana Senator John Walsh’s plagiarism scandal, do Democrats have a pick up opportunity in the Georgia Senate race? David Perdue’s upset win in the Georgia Senate primary, economic populism in southern Senate races, will Andrew Cuomo’s corruption finally catch up with him? The odd political relationship between Cuomo and Chris Christie, is Zephyr Teachout gaining momentum and the creepy protesters going after Zephyr Teachout.

Film Guy Matthew Weiss tells us the latest news on his pending marriage and his new web series called the Teachers Lounge, why Sam isn’t in Teachers Lounge and Matthew suggested The Rules of the Game directed by Jean Renoir.

NFL only suspends Ray Rice for two days after he beats his wife unconscious, Ben Stein’s disgusting sex scandal and your calls and IMs.

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