Saturday, May 31, 2014

Chris Hayes to Greenwald: You Have a Way of Making Liberals ‘Hate You’

From MEDIAite:

Glenn Greenwald, the journalist behind much of the critical reporting on the NSA, is considered to be a bit… well, abrasive, in some liberal circles. Greenwald’s taken shots at MSNBC before for a pro-White House bias, and on All In Friday night, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes confronted Greenwald about his confrontational style and how plenty of liberals who watch MSNBC think he’s kind of a jerk. Hayes said, “There are lots of people who watch this show who hate you, frankly.”

More here, with video.

You're a sleazy weasel when you let your guy get away with stuff you'd NEVER let the other guy do. By this reckoning, there are a lot of sleazy weasels in both parties, maybe even majorities. As for me, the truth, reality, facts, whatever you want to call it, these things are far more important than loyalty to party or individual leader. That is, my guiding principle is what's best for the nation. Never winning, never beating the other side. I mean, they're Americans, too.