This Week on Midweek Politics with David Pakman
David Pakman, WXOJ, Northampton, MA
Louis Motamedi, WXOJ, Northampton, MA
Total Running Time: 58:08
This Week's Topics:
--Bill Rosen, Massachusetts Democratic State Committeeman and political and government consultant is live in studio.
--Brooks Schuelke, personal injury lawyer from Austin, Texas, talks to us live about the death at Wal-Mart on Black Friday and the repercussions.
--Barack Obama names his national security team, including Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, and we hear both Obama and Hillary's comments.
--Finally word from Joe Biden, who has been mostly silent since the election on November 4th.
--President Bush discusses whether or not this election was a repudiation of him, and says that he was unprepared for war as President.
--The economic crisis, including the latest discussion of the Big 3 automakers, their bailout, and more.
--The recent hearing with the CEOs of US automakers, including the questions about their private jets and whether they would sell them on the spot. Also, the obsession with false claims about the hourly wages of auto workers.
--Michael Reagan changes his tone, saying that Barack Obama is Reagan-esque.
--The Republicans win a Senate race in Georgia, and it is still unclear whether Al Franken will win in Minnesota.
--Ted Stevens gives his last words in the US Senate, and we look at the whole scenario surrounding his departure.
--John McCain said the good lobbyists are okay, but which are those?
--Will there be special interest pork in the upcoming economic recovery plan?
--Might Wal-Mart be liable for the death at their store over the weekend? Could the police have some responsibility?
Listen to it here: http://www.midweekpolitics.com/shows...2-03-2008.html