Best of the Left Podcast : (2011/04/20) Between Scylla and Charybdis (Elections 2012)

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Edition #478

Between Scylla and Charybdis

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Act 1: Lackluster launch of Obama's campaign - Wait wait don't tell me

Song 1: Ottoman - Vampire Weekend

Act 2: Kicking the base - Rachel Maddow

Song 2: Ain't that a kick in the head - Dean Martin

Act 3: President Obama's un-kept campaign promises - David Pakman

Song 3: The promise - When In Rome

Act 4: As the media frames the Democrats - Counterspin

Song 4: Candy everybody wants - 10,000 Maniacs

Act 5: Meet potential GOP candidate Michele Bachmann - Young Turks

Song 5: Baby elephant walk - Lawrence Welk

Act 6: Donald goes full Birther - Media Matters

Act 7: Base race, Bachman, Cain, Gingrich - Daily Show

Song 7: The Thought Gives Me The Creeps - Hellogoodbye

Act 8: Huckabee on gay marriage - Dan Savage

Song 8: In your eyes - Vitamin String Quartet

Act 9: Palin supports Trump's birtherism - Media Matters

Act 10: Pawlenty declares candidacy before he's ready - Colbert Report

Song 10: Desire - U2

Act 11: Bachmann Overdrive by David Weigel - Slate.com

Song 11: Pale Horses - Moby

Act 12: Base race, Santorum, Barbour, Trump - Daily Show

Song 12: Easy - Deer Tick

Act 13: Trump 2012 - Media Matters

Act 14: Colbert PAC - Colbert Report

Song 14: Just for now - Imogen Heap

Act 15: Poll trouble for GOP in 2012 elections - Young Turks

Voicemails:

Show suggestions: War news radio - Chuck in Salt Lake City

Show suggestions: TAL and The Moth - Eric from Eagle Mountain, Utah

Show suggestions: Sound of Young America, Sound Opinions, Judge John Hodgman and lots of comedy shows - Steve from Richmond, VA

Responding to Ryan and the Vietnam war - Carter from Denver

Voicemail Music: 

Ghostwriter - Rjd2

Final comments on the NLC fundraiser

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

Nation Elects First Openly Drunk Senator - The Onion

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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