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October 16, 2012

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Today on The David Pakman Show / October 16, 2012

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On the Show:

–Lee Fang, Contributing Writer at The Nation, joins David to discuss his recent article outlining the extensive ties between Mitt Romney and the voting machines set to be used in parts of the country on election day.

–We discuss the second Presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney, including how moderator Candy Crowley has drawn complaints from both campaigns in advance of the debate.

–The Memo of Understanding for the Presidential debates has been made public, and it contains some interesting things.

–Disgraced former Governor of South Carolina Mark Sanford uses racial undertones when suggesting that President Obama will “throw a low of spears” at tonight’s debate, referencing the racist term for African-Americans “spearchucker.”

–Paul Ryan gets caught in an embarrassing fake photo op at a charity soup kitchen that is non-political and does not support or endorse political candidates.

–Fox News’ psychiatrist Keith Ablow suggests that, “speaking as a psychiatrist,” Joe Biden may be suffering from dementia, or may have been drinking before the debate.

–Koch Industries sends a pro-Romney email to 45,000 employees warning of “consequences” depending on the results of the Presidential election.

–Westboro Baptist Church member gets tackled while protesting the military funeral of lesbian Staff Sergeant Donna Johnson.

–Convicted murdered Joran van der Sloot allegedly got his girlfriend pregnant in jail during a conjugal visit, even though her attorney denies it.

–Some Disney characters, including Minnie Mouse, Snow White, and more, have been slimmed down for use by Barney’s, and many say it is an unhealthy image to show young women.

–Voicemail & email on debates and Louis voting, more.

–On the Bonus Show: Louis gets maced, Principality of Sealand, pepper spray attacks, more.

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