Tag: Msnbc

Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress

U.S. Congressman Steve King of Iowa on Monday night said that white people contributed more to civilization than any other category or “sub-group of people.” During a live broadcast from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, panelists led by MSNBC moderator Chris Hayes were discussing the racial makeup of the…

Huckabee: Dr. MLK Would 'Be Appalled By' Black Lives Matter

In an interview with CNN, former Arkansas Gov. and current presidential Republican contender Mike Huckabee shared his thoughts on how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would “be appalled by” the Black Lives Matter movement. “It’s not that any life matters more than another,” he explained. “That’s the whole message I…

MSNBC Apologies for Ignorant Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

By Chris Hoenig The staff of MSNBC’s Way Too Early is apologizing for an on-camera display of insensitivity and ignorance on Monday, which was Cinco de Mayo. The show opened with dancing and maraca-shaking host Thomas Roberts. “Welcome to Way Too Early, the show that loves Cinco de Mayo even…

MSNBC Host Resigns After Palin-Slavery Comments

By Chris Hoenig Martin Bashir has left MSNBC after making crude remarks about Sarah Palin on his show last month. On Nov. 15, Bashir was responding to Palin’s comparison of the national debt to slavery and said that the former Vice Presidential nominee’s comments dehumanized the horrifying pain and torture…