Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America get a kick out of CNN commentator Areva Martin telling radio host David Webb his success is a result of white privilege – until Webb tells her he is black. They’re also aghast as 59 percent of registered voters support a 70 percent marginal tax rate on the nation’s highest earners, including 45 percent of Republicans. And they shake their heads as Beto O’Rourke openly wonders whether our “empire” can “still be managed by the same principles that were set down 230-plus years ago.”
Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America get a kick out of Hillary Clinton claiming that her massive wealth does not hinder her understanding of what working Americans go through but Donald Trump’s does. They also wonder why the media are so stunned to see former Virginia Republican Sen. John Warner endorsing Hillary Clinton. And they have fun with Howard Dean’s speculation that Donald Trump may be using cocaine.
Greg Corombos of Radio America and Dan Foster of National Review discuss President Obama invoking executive privilege on the Fast and Furious documents. They also discuss the possible political upside for the GOP thanks to the raw politics of Obama and Holder. And they elaborate on the extreme distortion of a Mitt Romney speech by MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell.