Matt's depressed, Arianna's elated at the current state of political affairs, including Scott Brown's recent election to the Senate in Massachusetts. She says it'll force Obama back to face an angry electorate and return to campaign promises for change; he's convinced the baby's being thrown out with the bathwater. Tony sees a careening public creating volatility not stability, though things are swinging in his direction. Bob says Obama's now seen as a failure. Are we in a permanent state of voter revolt? And is there any way to save or salvage the healthcare reforms that are on the table? With the Supreme Court declaring free speech equals free spending for all, has the course of American Democracy been changed forever?
Banner image: US Senator-elect Scott Brown (R-MA) arrives on Capitol Hill for meeting with different senators January 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images