For those who agree with the legendary Tip O'Neill who said, "All politics is local," - Mike Barnicle's thoughtful commentary will provide an informative and entertaining look at how politics, the economic environment and social change affect our lives. Barnicle has a knack for looking at today's news and offering up a point of view that considers the impact on workers, families, children and society. Whether looking at serious news from Congress and the Obama Administration or the less serious absurdities of everyday life, Barnicle's funny, at times irreverent, but always timely blend of humor and content make him a crowd-pleaser.
Known for his straight-talking style, Mike Barnicle delights audiences with his humorous take on the absurdities of modern life.
With his trademark affinity for understanding how national issues affect local day-to-day life, Mike Barnicle understands the viewpoint of the "everyman” and how “political punditry” isolates the media from its listeners. Funny and irreverent, Barnicle has a knack for looking at today's news—whether it is the folly of today’s politicians, issues of war and peace or an absurd pop culture story—while offering a point of view that considers the impact on workers, on families, on children and on society. A political analyst for MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews and Morning Joe, Barnicle regularly writes for The Huffington Post, Newsweek and The New York Daily News, provides commentary for Boston’s WTKK-FM and is a regular contributor to WCVB’s nightly newsmagazine, Chronicle.