The Corner

Evil Race Baiting

Well, that’s where Jay and I begin this week’s Need to Know. But we also take a detour into the related disaster called Detroit, are agree that the kind of politics practiced by Sharpton, MSNBC, and the rest is really quite indistinguishable from the disastrous path Coleman Young and others took. The result is destruction. 

We also discuss the Walmart controversy in DC, where there’s a glimmer of good news, recall the sequestration debate of a few months ago and reflect on the total collapse of Obama’s argument. Mona reveals the moment when she was tempted to become a Catholic, and we close with the royal family of Great Britain. Do join us!



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