Does the Farm Lobby Really Want to Cut Subsidies?

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Last Friday was the deadline for suggestions to the bipartisan supercommittee on debt, which received more than 175,000 ideas from other lawmakers, think tanks, lobbyists and the public. Among them was a proposal from farm-state legislators to reduce agricultural subsidies by $5 billion. But that's not all they wanted. Is it pulling a "bait and switch?"

Credits

Guests:
Vincent Smith - Montana State University, Jon Doggett - National Corn Growers Association, Joel Salatin - Polyface Farms, Jerry Hagstrom - Hagstrom Report - @hagstromreport‎

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner