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Fireside Chats

Mark Schmitt (Roosevelt Institute) and Jamelle Bouie (The American Prospect)

On Fireside Chats, Mark and Jamelle talk about Jamelle’s American Prospect cover story arguing that Mitt Romney would be a very conservative president. But would the GOP really push the button on radical spending cuts? Jamelle thinks Romney should back off his recent rhetorical embrace of Bill Clinton. Mark and Jamelle are skeptical of a Romney adviser’s argument that states should compete like corporations to provide the best services.  The two discuss the implications of a new super PAC plan that describes Obama as a “black, metrosexual Abraham Lincoln.” Finally, they talk about the demise of Americans Elect, which tried to use the Internet to recruit a third-party presidential candidate.

Recorded: May 18   Posted: May 20, 2012
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Fireside Chats | May 20, 2012 | Mark Schmitt & Jamelle Bouie

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