President Obama has declared our times as a “make-or-break moment for the middle class,” and veteran political strategists James Carville and Stan Greenberg couldn’t agree more.
Listen as they discuss their new book, It’s the Middle Class, Stupid! and make the case that taking on the wealthy is not class warfare, it’s a matter of survival.
Do you agree? Over on our Facebook page, we're taking questions for James Carville and Stan Greenberg. Join the conversation.
Book signing to follow event.
James Carville is an American political consultant, commentator, educator, actor, attorney, media personality and prominent liberal pundit. He regularly appears on CNN’s The Situation Room. He cohosts a weekly program on XM Radio titled 60/20 Sports. He is married to Republican political consultant Mary Matalin. In 2009, he began teaching political science at Tulane University.
Stan Greenberg is a leading Democratic pollster and political strategist who has advised the campaigns of Bill Clinton, Al Gore and John Kerry, among others. Greenberg spent a decade teaching at Yale University after getting his Ph.D. from Harvard. He is married to Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who represents Connecticut’s third congressional district.
Ben Smith is editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed. He was senior political writer for POLITICO from 2007 to 2011, where he wrote a daily blog that Time Magazine named as one of the "Five Essential Blogs in 2010."