‘Left, Right & Center’: Debating Filibusters, Gay Marriage and JFK’s Legacy
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss a procedural rule change in the U.S. Senate that would allow a majority vote on judicial and executive appointees, other than for the Supreme Court.
Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is campaigning to unseat incumbent Mike Enzi in the Wyoming Senate Republican primary. She’s declared her opposition to gay marriage, despite her sister’s recent marriage to her longtime girlfriend. Politico.com called it the “Race That Broke the Cheney Family.”
Fifty years ago shots rang out in Dallas. A disaffected, enraged, Marxist radical had gunned down President John F. Kennedy. How would the world have been different had he been unsuccessful?
Scheer is joined by Mike Pesca of NPR and Rich Lowry of the National Review.
— Adapted from KCRW by Alexander Reed Kelly.
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