Video Clip Discussing Blue Dogs Banks and Social Security on MSNBC Live

Richard Eskow

I found a clip of yesterday’s MSNBC appearance purely by accident. It had been posted by one of those automated advertising websites that scour the Internet for clips related to their product line, which in this case was – I kid you not – “Senior Dog Health Problems.”

Is the universe trying to tell me something?

We talked about what’s wrong with the current conventional wisdom. (The clip is below the fold.) The new groupthink says that the Democratic Party, which lost because it didn’t do enough to rein in the banks or protect Social Security, should veer to the right – which means it will do even less to rein in the banks and protect Social Security.

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. This old dog hopes they’re wrong:

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