Obama fights back and pushes through the payroll tax cut, Cenk asks Marwan Bishara if the US is getting it right on Iran and Syria, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton explains why she walked out of a birth control hearing, and the Power Panel — John Fugelsang and Michael Shure — examines Obama’s reversal on medical marijuana.
On another special Media Watch, CNN’s Erin Burnett has night after night reported that Iran is inherently dangerous. Seven out of 10 Americans believe Iran has nuclear weapons, Cenk says. watch video
The least necessary comment on the battle over contraception insurance coverage comes from Rush Limbaugh. watch video
President Obama said he wouldn’t enforce federal laws prohibiting medical marijuana, but now “Rolling Stone” reports Obama has retained or reappointed Bush-era Department of Justice officials who in fact have gone after pot clinics at a faster rate. watch video