Republican presidential hopefulls debate dogfood, lawn maintenance - oh yeah, and the economic turmoil in the U.S. Meanwhile, Sen. John Kerry is appointed to the bipartisan Congressional committee charged with reducing the U.S. deficit. Consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren dips a toe into the 2012 Massachusetts senate race. And as much as $30 million in Massachusetts special education funds may have been misspent on things like booze, country clubs, and sky-high salaries. Radio Boston takes on the week's news.
- Ken Cooper, independent journalist
- Jeff Jacoby, columnist, Boston Globe
This program aired on August 12, 2011.