Ted Kennedy; Afghanistan, Obama's Vietnam?; CIA under Fire
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Lawrence O'Donnell, native Bostonian and former legislative aide to Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, sits in for a vacationing Matt Miller today and leads the discussion about Ted Kennedy's legacy. Arianna wishes that people would pay heed to his inspirational rhetoric and embed it in political discussions now ongoing. Bob calls him a dying breed, a man of privilege who championed the Other America. Tony wonders whether the myth-making machine will slow down long enough to acknowledge the realities of Teddy's darker side. Will “win one for Ted” make Congressional members change their mind on healthcare reform? What are the factors playing into Obama's Afghan war plans and will it be for him what Vietnam was for LBJ? And finally, is the CIA investigation dividing Obama's administration? Also, our WEB EXCLUSIVE Left, Right & Center rants!
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