Has Obama Sold Out? Wall Street Speeches, Corporate Capture and a Black Man's Coins

The Internet is divided over the prudence of President Obama's plan to take a $400k speaking fee from the Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald in exchange for a speech on health care later this year. One camp sees the criticism as holding the first black president to an unfair standard, while the other is concerned that taking money from Wall Street undermines the president's ability to advocate for the people against corporate interests. In this late night recording session, Joe and Brie take a crack at solving the Internet: who's right? (Incidentally, do you think Barack and Michelle got that $60 million book deal money upfront?)