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View Diary: Wisconsin and Rachel Maddow. Yes, she's still the best thing going. (61 comments)

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    Creosote

    is baseless because it is not supported by evidence that I found in two minutes by using search terms "Amy Goodman" "msnbc" "videos" and the names of various hosts. I responded in a blunt fashion because I perceived your comment to me as rude. I don't like it any more than you do.

    I admire both broadcasters. What's the point of downgrading one to elevate the other? There's room for both of them and in some sense they complement each other. As long as there is a corporate media it's beneficial to have someone as skilled as Maddow appearing on it.

    The irony is that while you find it necessary to cast Maddow as inferior and hopelessly hemmed in by corporate media Goodman herself seems willing to make an appearance there whenever she gets the chance. You might say, of course, why would she turn down an offer to infiltrate. But it's the lowly infotainer Maddow who's inviting her.

    She has chosen a different route than Goodman. They each do good work and that seems like an opportunity for celebration rather than contempt.

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