Episode

1/30 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Isabel Gillies

January 30, 2015

Cliff Schecter is sad that Mitt Romney isn’t running for President. Why Mitt didn’t run. Why Mitt Romney is such a asshole. Jonathan Chait’s whiney “PC Police” article for New York Magazine. “New Republic: Democrats and why we needed the blogosphere. Having platforms and absorbing attacks. Twitter and democratic discourse. President Obama pushes for an end to “mindless austerity” and wants more spending. Why we need to stop TPP.

Isabel Gillies invites Sam to this years Super Bowl Party. What’s the best Clam Chowder? Isabel’s dyslexia. Why Isabel is Tom Brady fan. What’s the deal with “Deflategate”? And Isabel suggested Sherlock on Netflix.

On The Fun Half: Sam crushes the All In With Chris Hayes Fantasy Draft on MSNBC. Why Scott Walker is a dangerous candidate. Also your calls and IMs.

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