It’s Tuesday, February 24 and welcome back to The McSpencer Group— leaked audio reveals that we said nice things about Fidel Castro back in the ‘80s.
Top issue: Bernie v Bloomberg
Senator Bernie Sanders won Nevada—and won it in a landslide. A man who was once a curiosity in Washington is now the undisputed frontrunner and the figurehead of a mass movement.
MSNBC is freaking it out. Conservatives are dusting off talking points from the Brezhnev era. And American voters don’t seem to care.
Bernie’s most powerful opponent is former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, who’s spending hundreds of millions on social media and literally paying people to like him.
The billionaire class might lay claim to owning the American presidency, but never before has a billionaire sought to buy the office for himself outright.
While Trump plays a nationalist on TV, Bloomberg is a ruthless and effective defender of neoliberal capitalism. The panel discusses what all this means for dissident politics of the Left and Right.