Assange & the decline of the West

­Guest host Sam Sacks fills in for Thom Hartmann and discusses Julian Assange’s call on the US to once again embrace democracy, transparency and freedom. Also discussed: the deadly miners’ strike in South Africa, how Republicans plan to win the debate on Medicare if their plan is to end the program and, in tonight’s Daily Take, Thom details why he thinks Romney is a sociopathic fascist.