The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

The @Maddow Method: MSNBC’s Televised Left-Wing Blog Show

Let’s check the transcript, shall we? . . . this Koch brothers-affiliated group . . . . . . these Koch brothers-affiliated state groups . . . . . . the Koch brothers-connected Florida group . . . That’s the Koch brothers group . . . The same Koch brothers group . . . . […]

Because @Deanofcomedy Isn’t Funny

A guy named Dean Obeidallah uses the Twitter handle @Deanofcomedy and was part of the MSNBC panel whose discussion of a Mitt Romney family photo led host Melissa Harris-Perry to apologize. Obeidallah evidently feels he got shortchanged, and that he didn’t get enough credit for his own “jokes” during that panel, because he’s written an […]

Unpopular Personality @MHarrisPerry on Obscure MSNBC Network Apologizes

The sequence of headlines tells the story: Melissa Harris-Perry Panel Mocks Black Romney Grandchild As Token – The Right Scoop Outrage as MSNBC panelists make Mitt Romney’s adopted black grandchild the punchline of a joke – Daily Mail Sarah Palin: MSNBC ‘despicable’ – Politico MSNBC host apologizes after panel makes fun of Romney photo with […]

If He’s Lost Lawrence O’Donnell …

. . . Edward Snowden’s status as progressive hero is over: MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell skewered Edward Snowden’s Christmas address on Thursday, saying the National Security Agency leaker’s claims are “wildly overblown.” “Every time he speaks, every time, he will say things that are absurdly, wildly overblown,” O’Donnell said. “He says that the government is, […]

You Stay Classy, MSNBC!

Many days, I Watch MSNBC So You Don’t Have To™, but it’s not safe for children and the kids are out of school this week, so I wasn’t watching Monday when the World’s Worst Network featured this: MICHAEL ERIC DYSON: Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity and the rest of those folks ought to be ashamed […]

MSNBC OMFG: @ChrisLHayes and Guest @RichardKimNYC Talk About Butt Sex

If you wonder why Chris Hayes’ ratings are so low – he gets fewer viewers (622,000) at 8 p.m. ET than either Chris Matthews at 7 p.m. (798,000) or Rachel Maddow at 9 p.m. (712,000) — this one-minute video clip from Thursday may explain a lot: HAYES: I was a little surprised, given how vile the comments […]

Ed Schultz Goes Way Off-Message

The Angriest Man on TV™ gets paid big bucks for his act as a left-wing populist who hates Republicans like God hates sin. Alas, when it comes to the lowly wage slaves who haul the freight at his network, Ed Schultz sounds like more like Ebenezer Scrooge: Ed Schultz decided to take a break from […]

Martin Bashir Resigns from MSNBC, Disappointing Dozens of Viewers

Of course, if MSNBC fired every one of their hosts who said something stupid, they've be left broadcasting a test pattern. — Robert Stacy McCain (@rsmccain) December 4, 2013 When you think about all the evil things the liberal media have said about Sarah Palin over the years, you know it took a special kind […]

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