Not only did he give her a sweet plug at the end but the lead-in to the interview was a tasty smattering of Team Barry’s most obnoxious quotes. I trimmed off all but the last few in the interests of brevity and because most are already familiar to longtime HA readers, but the one from Michelle Obama sums things up well enough. Here’s another from SEIU president Andy Stern that the boss thought would serve as a fitting ideological frame for the discussion you’re about to see: “[W]e prefer to use the power of persuasion, but if that doesn’t work we use the persuasion of power.”

FYI, as I write this, she’s number one with a bullet at Amazon.