MSNBC: The Network America Turns to for Irresponsible Speculation About News

Stacy McCain nails it.

MSNBC: The Network America Turns to for Irresponsible Speculation About News

 

In other words, the important thing about this crime — the thing that made it worth eight minutes of national network air time — was that it gave Chris Matthews a chance to stoke the paranoia of MSNBC viewers with the bogeyman specter of dangerously violent racists who (as all MSNBC viewers know) are the core constituency of the Republican Party.

Fast-forward 11 days, and Chris Matthews is completely discredited by the latest headlines:

Which reminds me of another critique of the Southern Poverty Law Center:

Occupy the Southern Poverty Law Center

“We’re not really set up to cover the extreme Left.”

Maybe because… they are the extreme Left?