By Brad Friedman on 8/11/2011, 9:59pm PT  

Okay, so it's Nicole Sandler, not "Micole", but it makes for a more alliterative headline, so too bad.

I'm back on deadline on the exclusive series I've been working on for a few weeks. So, for the moment, here's just a few of the more fun media appearances I've done lately, in the wake of Tuesday's recall elections in Wisconsin. Looks like I was able to help, if only momentarily, to turn the topic --- on a few Progressive airwaves anyway --- away from the idiotically premature horse race nonsense (Iowa Straw Poll anyone?), to the far more important track conditions that otherwise almost never get discussed on air at all...until it's too late...

Stephanie Miller Show (this morning, appx 17 mins total)

Includes my appearance in the first few minutes and then, after I'm gone, continuing discussion of the points raised during it by callers throughout various moments during the rest of the show. One of those moments was a caller who identified himself as Derek Woodward from Alton, PA who was clearly (and purposely) misinformed about the GOP push for disenfranchising polling place Photo ID restrictions.

"Why would you not want to ensure that only the people that can vote are eligible to vote?," asked the Woodward. The responses he received from Stephanie and Jim Ward and a caller or two were great. My work here is done!

Okay, not really. So here's just a couple of articles to support their responses on that question which arises in light of the Rightwing disinformation masters who purposely misinform gullible folks like Woodward...

Ed Schultz Show (this morning, w/ Guest Host Mike Papantonio of Ring of Fire, appx 13 mins)...

We talked more about the dirty money and dirty tricks that led up to the recall elections, as carried out by the Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity and their apparent front group front man in WI, John W. Connors.

Nicole Sandler's Radio or Not (yesterday, Wednesday, morning, appx 30 mins):

After staying up most of the night covering the reported results, I woke up a few hours later to be on my friend Nicole's show to talk about it all.

And finally...an amusing moment on Nicole's show happened today, with her guest, the great John Fugelsang, as my name came up (appx 2.5 mins)...

:-)

Okay...back to work...

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