May 15, 2011

No sooner was President Obama coming off one of the most historic weeks in his presidency, when elements on the Right decided to create a controversy surrounding the First Lady's invitation to rapper Common and singer Jill Scott for a 'Poetry Night' event at the White House. Fox News as well as Sarah Palin jumped all over this story and thus it became one that dominated the headlines. This story dominated the news at the time when gas prices are skyrocketing, unemployment is teetering on double digits, and as vote on increasing the debt-ceiling looms.

So who is responsible for the Politics of Mass Distraction and how do we combat it? Join us on Savvy Talk Radio as we tackle this issue. Join the conversation by calling 718-664-6383 or visit us in the chat room at


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