Media Love Affair, GOP Financial Reform Block, Top 5 Political Idiots
A new study by the Pew Research Center reveals that the media is actually leaning to the right by giving conservative candidates more airtime over progressives. Thom talks with Joshua Holland and Harvey Kaye about the media's love affair with the GOP. Speaking of the GOP, it seems they're also helping their Republican friends in Congress ensure that the new financial reform law is never implemented. Thom talks with ThinkProgress reporter Lee Fang about why the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may be pulling strings as well. Also, is slavery still alive and well in America? Thom discusses with Jonathan Strong about how U.S. prisoners are being used as modern day slaves. Finally, Thom looks at the Top 5 Political idiots of 2010.