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Rachel Maddow strikes again.  Even if MSNBC’s viewership dropped to three people plus Rachel Maddow’s DVR’ing of herself, it would still bother me that anyone spouts this racially divisive garbage.

The crux of her argument is that conservative politicians (and of course now Fox News) create a fear of minorities among stupid, racist white people who are evidently so prevalent in this country as to create a powerful political base.  She asserts that this group of stupid white racists have been tricked into believing that civil rights are a zero sum equation, and that whites lose civil rights when equal treatment is given to minorities.

Of course she does not seem to grasp the irony of her argument.  “You must hate and fear the conservative racists who are using the politics of hatred and fear to manipulate the people!”.  Right.  In any case this glimpse into the dark abyss of racial propaganda is arguably worth watching for educational purposes.

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July 22nd, 2010 at 3:17 pm


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This retarded tautology neatly encapsulates MSNBC’s incapacity for critical thinking (or even self-awareness):

From Newsbusters, via Ace of Spades.

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April 27th, 2010 at 3:42 pm

Study: Brain saves energy by predicting what it will see

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Researchers have discovered that the brain saves energy by predicting what it is likely to see. According to scientists in the Department of Psychology at the University of Glasgow in collaboration with the Max-Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany, the visual cortex does not simply react to visual stimuli but proactively predicts what it is likely to see in any given context – for example, within familiar environments such as your house or office.

And once we hear about a study that concludes the brain hears what it wants to hear, we”ll have a complete explanation for the alternate reality experienced by MSNBC’s David Shuster.

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March 25th, 2010 at 2:16 pm

Countbrown with Keith Olbermann

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Have you noticed that Keith Olbermann a) never, ever, has anybody on his show who disagrees with him substantively; and b) nobody on Fox News or talk radio will even mention him by name?

Well, Keith finally encountered somebody who will engage him. It is ordinary people: tea partiers, amateur YouTubers and bloggers.

And so far this is going very, very badly for Keith.

Via Olbermann Watch.

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February 24th, 2010 at 3:29 pm

MSNBC Poll Asks Teabaggers What Motivates Them

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Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment.

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February 18th, 2010 at 11:29 am

LA TIMES: Countdown begins for end of Keith Olbermann’s “Countdown”?

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Remember Keith Olbermann?

He was the one-time must-see anti-Bush ranter who helped rescue MSNBC (yes, it’s still on at night) from even worse oblivion years ago.

Well, quietly last month while no one was looking, hardly anyone was watching Keith Olbermann anymore.

We did a deeper dive into Keith’s viewership:

H/T Matthew G.

UPDATE: I screwed up. Not even Keith Olbermann watches Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

Watch Keith Olbermann and Howard Fineman fumble through their own paranoid imaginations for anything to signal racism.

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The Sultan of Smug and Howard Fineman discuss the implications of a Brown win in the Massachusetts Senate race. Olbermann wants so badly to proclaim racism from the solar-paneled rooftops of his progressive fantasy world, but all that he and Fineman are able to come up with is “pick-up trucks are racist” or something.

Ed Morrissey has more.

Howard Dean has the best explanation for a Brown victory yet.

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Just listened to Howard Dean on Rachel Maddow’s show. His explanation for a Brown win? Republicans don’t think Obama has delivered enough change.

It’s pretty clear that people are upset by what’s going on in Washington. They don’t like the partisanship, they don’t like the bickering. They don’t I think really see the kind of change they were hoping to get. I had a number of people, Republicans, who had voted for the president the last time around and they are really looking for some real change. I think the American people want real change and they haven’t seen that yet.

Can a statement contain so many contradictions that it actually becomes true?

UPDATE: Victory. The wheels are coming off at MSNBC. I encourage you to watch.

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January 19th, 2010 at 8:21 pm