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Americans are mad as hell…and they’re not gonna take it anymore! Is President Obama going to have to catch Chris Christie fever—that tough-talking, hardnosed, take-no-prisoners approach to politics—in order to get the public behind him? We’re taking that question to GOP Strategist Steve Schmidt and New York Magazine’s John Heilemann.

 

Brainwashed? Presidential candidate and former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain said yesterday that the black community has been “brainwashed into not being open minded, not even considering a conservative point of view,” and that’s why the majority vote for Democrats. What’s that mean? msnbc Political Analyst and Former RNC Chair Michael Steele and syndicated columnist Cynthia Tucker are here to discuss.

 

Class warfare! Washington Post Columnist E.J. Dionne writes this week about why conservatives hate Warren Buffett, the American business magnate who’s advocating higher taxes for the wealthy, and why conservatives want to shut him up. We’ll get to the bottom of this one with Dionne and Sam Tanenhaus, Senior Editor of The New York Times Book Review.

 

Plus: What were those comments about being “submissive” about, anyway? Michele Bachmann spoke to students at Christian Liberty University yesterday and talked about what it means to be submissive to her husband—an issue raised at the Ames debate amid worries it would taint her candidacy. But is being aggressive about submission her way of courting the Evangelical vote? We’ve got her explanation tonight and msnbc Political Analyst Michelle Bernard and The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank are on hand to discuss. 

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