Do left-leaning Americans have something against the Constitution? That’s but one suggestion that conservative guest commentator Jennifer Rubin makes on this week’s edition of “Left, Right & Center,” and needless to say, it doesn’t go over so well. Also, what will all the big changes brewing in Washington mean for those outside the elite political circles in our nation’s capital?

The conversation is lively the whole way through this show, what with our divided government reconvening, another looming health care battle and the Pentagon’s marching orders to trim the defense budget providing the easy, light subject matter for Rubin and regulars Robert Scheer, Tony Blankley and Matt Miller to tackle. –KA


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