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Offline Cincinnatus

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Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« on: December 04, 2013, 03:02:51 PM »
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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2013, 03:14:49 PM »
The boo-hoo comments on Huffpo are just icing on the cake.   :seeya:

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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2013, 03:16:00 PM »
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2013, 03:17:58 PM »
Yet msnbc didn't fire him. So they get off scott free again. If they had fired him, their fan base would have been upset.


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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2013, 03:20:23 PM »
Anyone seen if the DU has any thoughts about this?


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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2013, 03:22:42 PM »
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all of my colleagues, at this special network

He's right, of course, since everyone who works there arrives on the short bus.
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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2013, 03:31:10 PM »
From DU:

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And the Palin comment was well-deserved.

Hopefully he will show up on another network, like Stephanie Miller.

Wonder who will take HIS place there?
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Over that self centered piece of shit who tells some to shoot their problems away. Eat shit Sarah. And eat shit MSNBC.
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Rats! He and Alex Wagner are the two best on that network (Matthews is third to me)
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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2013, 03:38:12 PM »
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I've got a love/hate relationship with MSNBC and have for years. I used to watch Rachel every night and Martin is the only one during the day I could stomach. I think the comments were unnecessary but for the love of chris, can't believe he would resign over them.

I was kinda hoping for some sanity at DU. I should have known better

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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2013, 04:04:09 PM »
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...after meeting with the president of MSNBC, I have tendered my resignation...

Doubt it was a true resignation. 

The lack of outrage on other fronts is very telling.
For the progressive, there is very little to love about the United States. Washington, Jefferson, Madison? A bunch of rotten slaveholders, hypocrites, and cowards even when their hearts were in the right places. The Declaration of Independence? A manifesto for the propertied classes. The Constitution? An artifact of sexism and white supremacy. The sacrifices in the great wars of the 20th century? Feeding the poor and the disenfranchised into the meat-grinder of imperialism. The gifts of Carnegie, Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Morgan, Astor? Blood money from self-aggrandizing robber barons. Nat Rev

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Re: Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC
« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2013, 08:07:07 PM »
Sarah Palin should be his replacement. 


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