When Supermajority and Superstorm Collide
Ten days remain in silly season. Whew! Only 1,473 days to go
until the presidential election of 2012. That neatly coincides
with the economic and energy superstorm crisis window.
So what happens if the U.S. elects a Democratic supermajority and
that collides with the perfect financial storm, which collides with
the perfect energy storm? We’ll try to sketch that out with Dr.
Merrill Matthews (www.ipi.org) from the Institute for Policy
How about a resurgence of the fairness doctrine? It’s already
being discussed. Barbara Comstock is a First Amendment consultant
to the National Association of Broadcasters and we look at how it
might be implemented on broadcast radio and on the internet.
Finally we’ll have a candid conversation with Jiovanne del Cristo
(www.lwym.org), who produces a podcast for bilingual youth.