‘ED Show’ playbook: Tuesday, Feb. 5

Updated
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 5, 2013.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 5, 2013.
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The “new and improved” Republican Party takes another crack at repackaging bad ideas for America.

Tonight on “The Ed Show” at 8p/11pET on msnbc, Ed Schultz will take Eric Cantor’s big speech apart word by word with Eugene Robinson, Associate Editor and Pulitzer Prize winning Columnist for the Washington Post and an msnbc Political Analyst, and Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum

Then, Massachusetts Republicans are so desperate to win John Kerry’s Senate seat, they might even give Glenn Beck’s TV psychiatrist a shot. Chris Kofinis, former Edwards campaign Communications Director, takes a shot at that one.

House Republicans reveal their plan to reform immigration. But it’s not a path to citizenship. It’s a path to a permanent underclass. Ed will have all the latest on today’s big hearing.

Plus, an explosive new document obtained by NBC News reveals the U.S. government’s justification for killing American citizens without due process.

Robert Greenwald, documentary filmmaker and the director of the Brave New Foundation, Joan Walsh, Salon’s Editor at Large and author (“What’s The Matter With White People? Why We Long For A Golden Age That Never Was”), and Lawrence Korb, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and the former Assistant Secretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan, will discuss the Obama administration’s constitutional drone crisis.

The countdown to recession is on and Republicans are perfectly happy to let it happen. We’ll take you inside today’s war of words between the president and Speaker Boehner over the sequester.

And in the BIG Finish, just when you thought Republicans were done planning to steal elections, you will not believe the stunt they are about to pull in Pennsylvania. Ari Berman, Contributing Writer for The Nation and Rolling Stone, is in for that.

It’s going to be another essential @edshow tonight at 8p/11pET on @msnbctv.

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‘ED Show’ playbook: Tuesday, Feb. 5

Updated