The State of the Union: A Study in Contrasts — Podcast January 18, 2016

President Obama vs. the Republican Mud-Wrestlers: Who’s Actually Worthy of Our Trust? Democratic Perspective reviews the state of the nation, and of our national politics. President Obama, in his State of the Union address, asks the American people to take seriously the issues facing us in the coming year. The Republican candidates, predictably, respond with  hysterics — climate change is a hoax, all Muslims should be deported, the liberals want to take our guns away, repeal Obamacare now, bomb Iran now, now, now. On this Martin Luther King Day, Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson try to make some sense of our real choices — not an easy task in the toxic political climate of a presidential election year.

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