Jan 30, 2019
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, is teasing a possible
independent candidacy for president. How well have third-party
presidential candidates done in the past? (Abraham Lincoln did
pretty well.) Jim tells Abby stories of H. Ross Perot, and how
Abby's grandfather made a $10,000 bet with him in a Senate hearing.
Learn what happened to the Reform Party he founded, and how it was
essentially killed by a former speechwriter for Richard Nixon who
flirted with holocaust denial.
Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax also comes under scrutiny, and Jim describes the first time he heard a wealth tax proposal - from Donald J. Trump.