Fresh Eye on the Radio: Skin in the game

Most people don’t have any personal stake in the war in Afghanistan unless they’ve got a loved one in the military. As President Obama announces an escalation of the war, might Americans have a different reaction if there were a tax to pay for it, or a draft to provide the people to fight it?

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  • Tyler

    Really? She wants to leverage a fee *now* ? What about the last 8 years? What about the $5 trillion deficit the previous administration ran up, outside of the normal government budget?

    Absurd and ridiculous. It’s almost like Mccullum is a Republican or something.

  • BJ

    Keep posting the “News Cut’s daily roundup of the news on The Current with Mary Lucia ”

    I miss many days, try to make it but want to here it. Since you dropped the 5:20 I can’t listen to work.