Today and next week I hit the airwaves to discuss dirty tricks past and present-- don't you love it that Mitt Romney in Wednesday's debate accused John McCain of falsifying Mitt's ideas about withdrawing from Iraq. The quote:
“I have never, ever supported a specific timetable” for withdrawing troops."[McCain’s accusation] sort of falls into the dirty tricks that I think Ronald Reagan would have found reprehensible.”
Of course, Mitt was standing in the Ronald Reagan Library at the time, with first widow Nancy by his side, but still...Ronald Reagan, saint though the Republicans would have him to be, certainly indulged in dirty tricks, which included having Jimmy Carter's private debate briefing book stolen and may have included a deal with the Iranians holdinng Amerian hostages captive not to release them until Reagan became president.
But nice try, Mitt.
Anyway, if you want to hear me talking more and more about how history repeats itself --insistently and with purpose-- in American presidential elections-- you can find me on radio across the country for the next week. Today's stations and times are:
7:35 am KLPW-AM/metro St Louis MO .
8:05 am WAQY-FM/Springfield MA-Hartford CT
8:35 am BizRadio Network/Houston-Dallas TX
9:00 am WTIC-AM/Hartford CT
9:10 am WBMQ-AM/Savannah GA 9:40 am KFRU-AM/Columbia MO 10:00am KPOJ-AM/Portland OR
10:15 am *WAXY-AM/Miami FL
10:30 am *WZLX-FM/Boston MA 11:00am *Lynn Woolley Show—statewide TX 11:40 am Traders Nation Radio-national
3:00 pm Pippin Productions-national
4:30 pm WINA-AM/Charlottesville VA
Friday, February 1, 2008
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Personally, I can't wait to read the book. At least, that's the conclusion I reached when I produced the podcast of appearance on WINA's Charlottesville--Right Now. I'm particularly interested to learn more about the 1876 election, which Coy said sparked fights here in Charlottesville.
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