Posts Tagged ‘MSNBC’

CNN Deems Bin Laden Porn ‘Breaking News’

Though the actual story is on their ‘This Just In‘ Blog, which features ‘stories that are breaking, developing or otherwise driving the collective daily conversation, along with some items we find interesting and worth sharing,’ the CNN Breaking News Twitter feed thought that the story worthy of the ‘Breaking News’ title. Beyond the ridiculousness of […]

Video : Richard Engel War ‘By Far Biggest Industry’ For Corruption in Afghanistan

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has taken her eponymous show to Afghanistan, both Kabul and Kandahar, as Operation Hamkari sets into gear in Kandahar province. Maddow went from the former fruit basket of Afghanistan, the Arghandab Valley (now known more for insurgent IEDs than its famous pomegranates) to Kandahar City and eventually a market in Kabul. In […]

Rachel Maddow : McChrystal Doesn’t Believe in Counter-insurgency

Discussing General Stanley McChrystal’s dismissal, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow began to question General McChrystal’s focus on counter-insurgency in Afghanistan. Unfortunately for Maddow’s partisan audience, the tone displayed in her questioning suggested a lack of understanding of the situation on the ground for the Afghans and a dismissive attitude towards a legitimate policy created to ensure that […]

Rachel Maddow and Michael Hastings on McChrystal, Quagmire, and Counter-Insurgency

In a phone interview with freelance journalist (and self-professed friend) Michael Hastings, Rachel Maddow asked Hastings what he thought of the fallout of his article for Rolling Stone magazine which has taken over much of the media landscape since word first broke out about the statements in the last couple of days. Maddow notably begins […]

Keith Olbermann on Stanley McChrystal : “Get the Hell Back to Afghanistan”

CNN has reported that General Stanley McChrystal has submitted his resignation to President Barack Hussein Obama due presumably in large part to the fallout from his highly contentious interview with Rolling Stone magazine. In one of his signature Special Comment segments, Keith Olbermann reminds President Obama that the criticisms lodged military and policy officials under […]