Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Rachel Maddow gets it

By Creature

Here she is on the format of her new show:

Unlike Olbermann, Maddow plans to interview some conservative guests. But she is determined to avoid the left-right pairings that sustain much of cable news.

"It creates fake balance," she says. "I'm sorry -- we're going to have a debate about whether or not the Earth is flat? It doesn't make sense to have a debate about whether offshore drilling is going to bring down gas prices. You know what? It's not. The fact that it's false ought to be reported, or you're advancing a lie."

Hopefully some of Rachel will rub off on her colleagues.

(Cross-posted at State of the Day.)

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  • Earth is flat vs. drilling doesn't lower gas prices. That is an absolutely horrendous, stupid, patronizing, and condescening analogy. You guys just can't handle the truth.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9:47 PM  

  • Dude, why do you keep coming here?

    By Blogger creature, at 10:03 PM  

  • To annoy all of you.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 7:36 AM  

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