Glenn decries Israel’s attack on GazaI'll pick out some choice clips and expand this post pretty soon. Meanwhile, you can watch the whole thing, if you like, at the link.
Will Palestinian nihilism end the Israel experiment?
The case for Senator Roland Burris
Caroline Kennedy and American plutocracy
Sex and politics in “Milk”
Ann detects a pedophilia trend in the Oscar-bait films
00:00: Hey, look how similar the backgrounds are. Does he always have that background, or did he copy mine as a subtle joke?
03:25: I ask a question that Glenn first calls "very good" and then calls "a part of this Orwellian discourse."
12:12: Glenn says "The Jewish state is an experiment." A complicated discussion follows, and you tell me if he's suggesting that the Palestinians can, by abject nihilism, cause the experiment to fail.
17:15: We both say that Roland Burris is the Senator from Illinois.
21:57: "The South Side became a steppingstone in the march of Obama into history," says Glenn, who's from the South Side of Chicago and who wonders whether the appointment of Burris reflects the ambivalence of all those the old Chicago politicians that Obama left behind. [ADDED: How do those old pols feel? Song cue.]
26:10: Why is there no more talk about Valerie Jarrett for the Senate position? I say: "I wonder what's in the tapes" — the Blagojevich tapes.
32:14: Glenn, the economist, answers all my questions about the stimulus package.
44:45: Glenn thinks "Milk" failed to depict the "ferocity of male sexual appetite."
52:26: I do my rant about prettified pedophilia in the movies:
55:10: I'm talking about Ricky Gervais insulting black people, and Glenn says: "Well, as a person who is obese..." And I'm all: Oh, no, you shouldn't say it. We're just heads here....