Today on The David Pakman Show / November 5, 2012
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On the Show:
–Julianna Forlano, host of Absurdity Today, joins David from New York City to discuss the unreported aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
–New jobs numbers show strong job creation and an uptick in the unemployment rate, and we break down the real meaning and possible effect of these numbers.
–Leaked video of Mitt Romney speaking with WHO-Iowa radio host Jan Mikelson show Romney speaking candidly about his Mormon faith, and angry that the host wanted to discuss it on air.
–Dutch newspaper Volkskrant reports that Mitt Romney avoided paying $100 million in taxes by running money through the Netherlands.
–A revolutionary study by the Brookings Institution shows that pols about people’s expectations of an election are much more accurate than polls about their intentions, and with regard to the 2012 Presidential election, indicate an overestimation of Mitt Romney’s chances.
–David recommends the book The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins.
–Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade says that the best thing Republicans can do is to “intimidate people,” which is against the law.
–Robocalls targeting Democrats falsely claiming that the election has been postponed to Wednesday are received by people across the country.
–An errant Newt Gingrich email is sent out saying that President Obama is going to win.
–Bill O’Reilly, follownig up on John Sununu’s claim that Colin Powell endorsed President Obama because he is black, says that Powell likely cut Obama “a little more slack” because they are both black.
–Right wing groups are freaking out over the fact that under Obamacare, people will be required to list their health insurance details on their yearly taxes, even though David has been doing this in Massachusetts for years, and it’s no big deal.
–Catholic bishop Daniel Jenky, who previously compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler, orders an anti-Obama letter to be read from the pulpit.
–Voicemail on President Obama’s endorsements, rape, and more.
–On the Bonus Show: NJ residents voting by email, Washington Redskins Presidential prediction, massive Russian nationalist march, more…
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