Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Politics

5 segments

Guest host Miles O’Brien fills in for Leonard Lopate. On today’s show: We’ll examine the Tea Party movement from the inside, with Kate Zernike. Then our 2010 election series The Big Picture continues with a look at New York State politics. Per Petterson tells us about his latest novel, I Curse the River of Time. And NPR’s Scott Simon desribes how adopting two daughters changed his life. Plus, Gail Collins on the ridiculous things politicians say.