This was nice to watch this morning. Rep. Eric Cantor, whipping boy of the republican party loves to throw shots at democrats anytime he can. But this morning he ran into Larry O'Donnell on the Morning Joe and got owned. The following video is a short edited version of the interview by TPM, with the full version below that.
Larry O'Donnell went to town this morning on Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA). The ostensible issue was whether Cantor was going to support Rep. Charlie Rangel's bill to tax the heck out the AIG bonuses when it comes up for a vote later today. He couldn't get an answer out of Cantor, though to my ears it sounded like a no. But the larger issue this exchange exposes is just how bereft of solutions the Republicans are right now. The only thing they have managed to muster is a faux populism over the AIG bonuses -- a passing fancy they hope will score some short-term political points: