Matt Welch Discusses Public Education, Sequester Cuts, & Gun Control w/ Melissa Harris-Perry

Reason Editor in Chief Matt Welch appeared on MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss the controversy around Harris-Perry's MSNBC promo in which she states, "we have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families, and recognize that kids belong to their communities." Welch also discussed public education funding, outcomes of sequester cuts, homeownership, and gun control.

Airdate: April 13, 2013. 

Segments total about 45 minutes.

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  • sam the man||

    I did not see a single punch thrown. Disappointed Matt, disappointed.

  • dano81||

    If Matt came out swinging, he wouldn't have made it through one segment. I thought he did a great job of re-framing arguments much of the time. His numbers were never refuted and he did a great job of being respectful, while not agreeing to anything. MHP is seemingly ill-prepared to properly defend her points--why she needs to bring on so many "experts" to push her views.

  • Randy Marsh||

    It's amazing to see how liberals can't comprehend the connection between pushing for home ownership and the housing bubble.

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