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Six days out from the midterm elections, the punditocracy predicts massive losses for Democrats in the House. California, however, remains the exception – Republican candidates Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina seem to face certain defeat. What explains California’s exceptionalism? We’ll ask HAROLD MEYERSON — he writes columns for the op-ed pages of the Washington Post and the L.A. Times — and JOHN NICHOLS — he’s Washington Correspondent for The Nation and writes “The Beat” blog at TheNation.com.
Also: TOM HAYDEN on the new WikiLeaks: the largest classified military leak in history –400,000 pages that document the brutal war and occupation in Iraq. Tom of course is a leading voice for ending the wars in Iraq and Aftghanistan, after 40 years of activism, politics, and writing.