Sunday, December 24, 2017

MSNBC hosts are furious after leftwing contributor is fired without explanation

Samantha Chang December 24, 2017

Liberal pundit Joan Walsh was hired by CNN as a contributor shortly after being fired by MSNBC.   Walsh, 59, breathlessly tweeted her CNN news Saturday night, and thanked her fans for making it happen........Joan Walsh was fired by MSNBC 5 months after trashing Ivanka Trump as too pretty to represent real women. “I am overwhelmed by the support I’ve received today from all of you,” she wrote. “And I’m thrilled to tell you I’ll be heading to @CNN in the new year. Thanks to everyone who made this happen. A Christmas miracle.”

Walsh was abruptly dumped by MSNBC after 12 years as a contributor. She confirmed the firing on Twitter. Shortly afterward, Walsh’s Twitter fans launched the hashtag #KeepJoanWalsh, which MSNBC ignored.
Some MSNBC stars, such as Chris Hayes and Joy Reid, slammed their own network Saturday for axing Walsh. “It’s incredibly short sighted to sideline voices like Joan’s, especially now,” Reid fumed on Twitter.  ….. [however] The comments were so ridiculous that MSNBC host Thomas Roberts took issue with their sexist, hypocritical tone. “So you can’t be a feminist and be girly at the same time?” he asked…..To Read More….

My Take - Well, it appears the collective IQ of two networks has changed.  MSNBC's went up and CNN's went down.  But when you go from dumb to stupid - or the reverse - does it matter? 

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