‘Left, Right & Center’: Cars, Contraception and China
What is it about this particular election cycle that’s causing Republican candidates’ fortunes to rise and fall so rapidly the pundits are practically getting whiplash? And does our nation’s debt problem have more to do with defense spending or so-called entitlement programs? Those questions represent just two of the big issues mulled by “Left, Right & Center” stalwarts Matt Miller and Robert Scheer, with astute input from guest panelists Chrystia Freeland and Matthew Continetti, on this week’s show.
Oh, and also: Is Obama just lucky when it comes to running against mediocre opponents even the opposition can’t fully get behind? Listen in on the debate below. –KA
KCRW:WAIT, BEFORE YOU GO…
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