Episode

2/13 Casual Friday: Cliff Schecter & Andy Kindler

February 13, 2015

Political strategist Cliff Schecter explains President Obama’s tortured relationship with his AUMF. What authorization President Obama wants in his military campaign against ISIS. War Powers and the erosion of democracy. Mission creep and Iraq. The coming war between House and Senate Republicans. Also David Axelrod says President Obama was lying on being opposed to Marriage Equality when he ran for President on 2008.

Andy Kindler talks about Brian Williams. Andy Kindler was fired by The Daily Show? Who should replace Jon Stewart. The real problem with Jon Stewart. Andy’s thoughts Charley Hebdo and anti Muslim bigotry. Is time for Bill Maher to apologise for his anti Muslim rhetoric? Sam’s upcoming role on Marc Maron’s Sitcom. Also Andy has more problems with Louis CK.

Scott Walker “punts” on whether or not he accepts evolution. Demented Rush Limbaugh says Scott Walker should say he dropped out of College so he wouldn’t be accused of rape. Why did Scott Walker drop out of college? Debating the death penalty.  Also your IMs and your calls.

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