Michael Barone is the one and only — American Enterprise Institute fellow, author, and senior political correspondent for the Washington Examinera. He is a walking encyclopedia of American political history. Barone puts his knowledge of the current scene to use in the biennial editions of the Almanac of American Politics.
His interest in American political history is reflected in Our Country: THe Shaping of America From Roosevelt to Reagan. It is an interest that reaches back to America’s English roots and forward to contemporary American culture. In one of his regular columns for the Washington Examiner, in May 2009, Barone was the first to nail the Obama administration for its practice of Gangster Government, as he called it.
This week on Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, Barone discusses where the Republicans are headed, how Obama operates, and what’s at stake in the 2012 election. The interview runs 52 minutes, but I was sorry to see it come to an end. Through our arrangement with the Hoover Institution, we are pleased to present this installment of Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson in its entirety. Please check it out.