Michael Hastings

On today’s show Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas, explained why demographics and cultural trends favor progressive politics. David Dayen & Digby discussed the landscape of Netroots politics, how Twitter and Facebook disrupted the blogging model, the NSA scandal and why the institutions of Washington fail in monitoring the military industrial complex. Credo’s Political Action Director […]
Michael Hastings, explained the disconnect between the intelligence that led to Ben Laden and torture why Zero Dark Thirty embraced the pro torture narrative,the CIA’s role in the film production and Michael discussed his new book on the 2012 campaign, “Panic 2012” how Obama won his second term, why Tony Robbins offered to help the […]
BuzzFeed’s Michael Hastings explained the full sordid details of the Petraeus affair, how the spying on David Petraeus is typical of today’s surveillance state, The hypocrisy of the Washington Press, how Petraeus helped us scrub our record of disaster in Iraq, how he started to believe his own press and why we need a realistic […]
Dave Weigel from Slate on Mitt’s Michigan victory, the media’s control of the contest message and the fracturing of GOP. ¬†Author Michael Hastings
Embedded author Michael Hastings on General McChrystal, the war in Afghanistan and what really effected war policy. ¬†Also, two “threatening”