Obama anoints, Rahm's on point

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on Pres. Obama's radio ad endorsing Rahm; voters' panic that they're about to do something stupid; the limited usefulness of mayoral "debates;" and how election campaigns resemble persistent citizen movements. Length 7 minutes standard, 30 minutes premium.

Music: "Krakens eye" by Phlox.s

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Article: "Obama once again comes to Rahm's rescue" (Chicago Reader)

Video: Prof. Noam Chomsky's speech "Prospects for World Order," Oct. 24, 1995