This time he's on fire about the whole system. It's been rigged, he's shouting, for the rich. And not just a little, but a lot, sticking it big-time to the middle class.
Johnston's red-hot argument puts him right in the middle of the economic populism burning through Election '08, from Edwards to Huckabee.
This hour On Point: on the eve of New Hampshire, David Cay Johnston says yes, the system is rigged.Guests:
David Cay Johnston, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times, author of the best-selling book "Perfectly Legal." His new book is "Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (and Stick You with the Bill)."
Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for Time magazine.
This program aired on January 7, 2008.