By Brad Friedman on 10/31/2011, 10:10am PT  

No wonder MSNBC buried Chris Hayes' new show in in the absurdly early hours of the weekend TV ghetto. He should be hosting, at a minimum, NBC's Meet the Press.

Had he been doing so for the last several years --- rather than the clueless elitists who have been, along with their weekly parade of meaningless softballs served up to similarly clueless elitist guests and panelists --- we likely wouldn't be in this mess.

Yesterday's compelling round-table discussion on UP with Chris Hayes, about so much that is actually at the heart of this nation's problems, follows below. I hope you will watch it...

Several days ago we also flagged an appearance by Glenn Greenwald, discussing his new book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful on another MSNBC show (Rachel Maddow's), highlighting a similar topic, the one at the very heart of every Occupy protest in the nation today: Accountability.