Richard Eskow explains why conventional politics, as it’s practiced in the United States today, bother him no matter who the politician is. This week’s example is Barack Obama and his relationship with military contractor Boeing.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.