City Comptroller John Liu should stop signing his name to meaningless proclamations celebrating his friends and instead sign something that actually would be significant: his letter of resignation.
Mr. Liu has been an embarrassment since winning the 2009 comptroller’s race.
Joe Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” will face suspension after admitting to making eight separate donations to Republican candidates, Politico reports. The news comes two weeks after NBC President Phil Griffin handed down a similar punishment to Scarborough’s colleague Keith Olbermann after that anchor acknowledged contributions, in his case to liberal candidates. Read More
Today is just not MSNBC’s day.
First, the network suspended its top-rated host Keith Olbermann after Politico published a report detailing his political donations to three Democrats campaigning in Tuesday’s mid-term elections. Initially, MSNBC tapped The Nation Editor Chris Hayes as Olbermann’s replacement for Friday night’s show, but shortly after Hayes was named, the Village Read More
MSNBC brass isn’t saying when Keith Olbermann will be allowed back on-air. On Friday, the cable news host was suspended “indefinitely without pay” by MSNBC President Phil Griffin following the publication of a story in Politico that revealed Olbermann had made campaign contributions to Democratic candidates.
A spokesperson for the network told The Read More
Watching the mass impulse toward democracy in Iran over the past week has been alternately inspiring and terrifying. The power and clumsiness of the state never fails to scare me and the courage and intensity of the public in the street continues to inspire. Something is different about political participation in these early years of Read More