Friday, March 4
Week In Review
Blue Cross, Blue Shield blasts skyrocketing healthcare costs as its board brokers an $11 million golden parachute for its outgoing CEO. Then, Pres. Barack Obama says Libyan Leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi “must leave,” Congress avoids a government shutdown, ROTC returns to Harvard and the Supreme Court rules that the First Amendment protects hateful protests at military funerals. And, as presumed presidential hopeful Mitt Romney works to distance himself from his work on healthcare reform, Gov. Deval Patrick gives him a backhanded compliment. Plus, ailing BSO Maestro James Levine exits stage left and is the media complicit in Charlie Sheen’s very public explosion? Thumbs up, thumbs down on pigskin Armageddon, and the end of the 30-yr mortgage? City Year co-founder Alan Khazei and Boston Globe columnists Joanna Weiss and Scot Lehigh join us to sift through this week’s top news headlines.