MSNBC cuts off conservative writer’s mic
Perhaps one of the dumbest stories in recent memory was last week’s obvious hit job on Mitt Romney. The Washington Post went back nearly 50 years to his high school days with a story claiming that Romney pulled a prank on a fellow student, who may have been gay, by cutting off his hair.
Given everything going on in the United States and the world today, it seems rather silly to run with this as a legitimate news story. Republicans cried foul, and in my opinion, they had a valid complaint. It’s hard to see how this has anything to do with the important issues that voters will keep in mind at the polls in November.
But it’s a big story to some, particularly Romney’s detractors on the Left. MSNBC host Tamron Hall thought it was worth talking about, but her guest, Tim Carney, a writer at the Washington Examiner, said there were more important things to discuss. Hall then cut his microphone off: