Disturbing and disappointing elections results from Wisconsin and California, plus critical questions about the credibility of the vote count in Wisconsin and Obama's no-show there On Wisconsin (that's a fight song, y'know) we also cite Steve Horn's commentary about the decline of liberals and the hollow support from elected Dems in the face of a major assault on labor and working families. Horn's piece is at Counterpunch.
PBC recaps the disappointing outcome in the first real test of California's new Top 2 open primary using district maps that weren't drawn by politicians, in District 2 where he worked as an advisor to candidate Susan Adams. Update: since I recorded the podcast: Norman Solomon has NOT conceded, as he is presently ranked 3rd, 1,379 votes below Republican Dan Roberts and some absentee ballots have not been counted. Atta way, Norman!
--Bill Clinton and Larry Summers are floating ideas about extending the Bush tax cuts, though Summers backpedaled (or is that "backpeddled"?) furiously when asked about the top 2%
--Dr. Jeffrey Kaye has a powerful new report at Truthout about the forced medication of Guantanamo detainees with an anti-malaria drug that is know to have severe psychological, and other, side effects. Dr. Kaye has agreed to an interview early next week.
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