Winging It Wednesday was about candidates and their thoughts today, and panelists Warren Caudle, Carol Ross and Mike Stagg each started out the show by giving their thoughts on election returns.

Topics/questions for today's show included:

  1. What was the most shocking or surprising thing about this Saturday's elections? What was the most predictable?
  2. This week during speeches President Obama blasted Republicans for continuing to reject steps he says would jump start the sluggish economy. Obama vowed in Las Vegas to continue doing what he can through executive orders to jolt the economy. Comments.
  3. Republican White House hopeful Rick Perry unveiled a flat tax proposal today. Perry is behind doing away with the current tax code and starting over with just one tax rate for all. He'll announce his proposal during a campaign stop in Columbia, South Carolina. Perry is currently trailing both former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and businessman Herman Cain in recent polls.