Thomas Frank “Pity the Billionaire”

September 27, 2012

Hey everyone! Joining Sam today, Harper’s editor and The Baffler co-founder Thomas Frank on the disappointments of Obama’s first term, the persistence of awful right wing ideas and the paperback release of his new book Pity the Billionaire.

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