Karl Frisch, syndicated columnist and Democratic strategist, guest-hosted the 8/02/2012 broadcast of radio’s nationally syndicated Thom Hartmann Program, which simulcasts on Free Speech TV. Topics included the right-wing’s bogus stories about the huge taxes Olympic athletes face for bringing home the gold, the 2012 election, why exactly Mitt Romney refuses to give up his taxes, and much, much more.
Guests Included: Hour 1: Democratic strategist David Bender discusses the the 2012 election and his work on Kirk Douglas’ new book I am Spartacus!: Making a Film, Breaking the Blacklist. Hour 2: An hour of political technology with Nancy Scola of The Atlantic discussing Obama vs. Romney online, Stuart Trevelyan of NGP VAN discussing Social Organizing, Max Fose of IWS discussing how far we’ve come since John McCain grabbed headlines for raising $1 million in 2 days back in 2000, and Christopher Massicotte of DSpolitical discusses online advertising that targets specific voters. Hour 3: Jon Ward of Huffington Post discusses the vagueness of Romney’s jobs promises, and actor Kal Penn of Obama for America discusses his time in London during the Olympics… you know, while Romney was there too.