In trying to read the tea leaves for November, we spend much of this week's episode of our "It's All Politics" podcast trying to figure out what the Tea Party movement is all about. Are they simply conservative Republicans who distrust government and higher taxes and bailouts? Are they voters who stayed home in 2006 and 2008 because they were angry at President Bush and the GOP and are now re-energized by their anger at President Obama?
As always, our podcast fails to shed any light on the issue.
Plus: more speculation on the impending Supreme Court seat vacancy, the surprising Kentucky GOP Senate primary, a famous name returns in Harlem, and an open House seat in Florida is no longer open.
And while you can decide its quality, I'm sure you'll agree that it's longer than last week's episode. Hear it here:
This Week's Podcast: The Tea Party, Kentucky Senate & Court Speculation
Credits (as it were) —
Nonstop talkers: Ron Elving and Ken Rudin
Producer: Evie Stone
Editor: Muthoni Muturi
Wanna subscribe to the podcast? You can do it through iTunes.
Wanna hear previous episodes? Click here.
Wanna be on my weekly mailing list? Sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wanna follow my rantings on Twitter? Go to http://twitter.com/kenrudin.
Wanna join the "It's All Politics" Facebook fan page? Click here.
Wanna solve this week's ScuttleButton puzzle? It will be up soon!