Former Front Royal, Va. Vice Mayor Bret Hrbek appeared on McDermott Report Tuesday, discussing Michelle Bachmann’s recent surge in the Republican presidential field and his thoughts on her chances.

Hrbek discussed a variety of other topics in a wide ranging discussion. McDermott Report is streamed live nightly at 8 p.m. Eastern, 5 p.m. Pacific on Ustream and blogtalkradio.

Topics:

– Michelle Bachmann surging in the polls
– Is the media picking on women candidates like Bachmann and Sarah Palin or is the criticism fair?
– Controversy in Egypt over a cartoon depicting Mickey Mouse in a beard and Minnie in a veil. Not going over well.
– Should the feds leave Google alone?
– Is Larry Sabato right? If the economy is good Obama wins and if it isn’t he doesn’t?
– Prince Charles has a staff of 159?
– Bret is NOT a fan of the monarchy.
– Some Canadians want Prince Harry to be King of Canada!
– Felix Krusch of RichWP.com says you shouldn’t originate your content on social networks because sites like Myspace and facebook come and go but your site is your home base.
– Looks like Myspace is going down in flames.
– A top Russian scientist says we’ll encounter extraterrestrial civilizations within 20 years. Dan wonders if the little green guys still use Myspace?
– Hot trend: overnight stays at zoos
– The Anthony Weiner story rears its head. Bret says not to Google the picture. Dan remembers Bill O’Reilly’s reaction. “It’s him! Come on! The picture is him!!”
– Bret and Dan disagree on whether Bill Clinton should have been impeached.
– 300 new species discovered in the Philippines.
– Hrbek offers his opinion on Front Royal’s current leadership.

McDermott Report streams live nightly at 8 p.m. Eastern, 5 p.m. Pacific.

Video streamed live on Ustream: http://ustream.tv/channel/danmcdermott

Audio streamed live on blogtalkradio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dan-mcdermott

Video versions of these episodes are available on YouTube: http://YouTube.com/user/danielpmcdermott

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