Weekly Wrap-Up: The Economy and Herman Cain

Friday, November 04, 2011

Republican presidential contender Herman Cain addresses an audience at AEI(American Enterprise Institute) for Public Policy Research on October 31, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Getty)

Herman Cain's sexual harassment woes. Greece's unstable government buckling under pressure from its debt crisis. The renewed focus on the striking disparity between rich and poor in America. And, well, Kim Kardashian's divorce. These were, for better or worse, the stories that dominated the headlines for the last week. The Takeaway has assembled a panel of analysts to rundown, dissect, and wrap-up all the major stories of the week.

This week's panel is Jeff Yang, writer of the Tao Jones column for The Wall Street Journal and blogger for WNYC's It’s a Free Country; Farai Chideya, journalist and blogger at Farai.com and Ron Christie, Republican political strategist, CEO of Christie Strategies, and former special assistant to President George W. Bush.

Guests:

Farai Chideya, Ron Christie and Jeff Yang

Comments [5]

steve from NY


innlegget ditt er meget bra, kan jeg dele den med mine venner på twitter?http://bit.ly/twuzJQ du vet, er det flott å legge til verden.

Nov. 13 2011 08:41 PM
Jack Jackson from Central New Jersey

Herman seems to have problems taking "Nein, nein, nein!" for an answer.

Nov. 08 2011 09:09 AM
listener

What a clearly pusillanimous and mealy-mouthed description of the street violence in Oakland and the movement in general.

"A reframing of the narrative and a backlash going on the media"

The media did their best to promote a Marxist addled mob consisting of many degenerates, extremists and hateful troublemakers and turn them into the second coming of the civil rights movement and the media made themselves look like politically biased fools in the process.
That may explain the sudden "reframing of the narrative and a backlash" considering their demonization of the law abiding Tea Party for three years.

Will the "progressive" media explore how their encouragement and promotion of this muddled movement contributed to the violence in the streets, hundreds of arrests and accusations of assaults, rapes, theft and squalor like the vicious defamation tossed around about conservatives last January after Tucson?
Will we have another imperious lecture from the Democrats about "civility" while they support this increasingly violent and lawless movement?

Nov. 04 2011 09:22 AM
carl queens ny

the nerve on herman cain.. does he really think us americans are sick enough to vote for a man who likes girls?

Nov. 04 2011 07:45 AM
carl queens, n.y.

testing

Nov. 04 2011 07:35 AM

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