The Big Picture: Episode 8

The Tea Party movement is a force to be reckoned with. Whether you buy into their rhetoric or not, their movement is changing the political landscape. In this show Thom discusses the potential dangers the Tea Party poses to Progressives, Moderate Republicans and the nation. Then God and Country appear to go hand in hand in King, North Carolina. A Christian flag flying on a public war memorial is creating a legal firestorm between city leaders and veterans groups. Thom talks to a Christian flag supporter who's also making a profit selling flags in that town. Plus George W. Bush has re-emberged from his Texas ranch. In a rare public appearance in Chicago, Bush expressed that one of his biggest regrets in office was not reforming social security. Also see why polling experts are starting to question Gallup's recent political projections. And California Republican Gubernatorial candidate, Meg Whitman needs a lesson in social media. In this show see her embarrassing tweet mistake that had supporters laughing.