I have, and always have had, tremendous respect for Cenk Uygur. His contract with his audience is that he will never put himself in a position where he cannot say what he really thinks. And in turning down MSNBC’s offer to host a weekend show so he could give his audience a fair appraisal of what happened, he honors that contract.
|By: Elliott Saturday June 18, 2011 4:00 pm|
The honor for closing speaker tonight goes to progressive favorite Rep. Keith Ellison (DFL-MN). His remarks will be preceded by words from Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), and State Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). Cenk Uygur hosts. With music from Outernationals and Jill Sobule.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday August 19, 2010 9:30 am|
This morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Rolling Stone Executive Editor Eric Bates discussed Ari Berman’s latest article on marijuana legalization, appropriately entitled “Just Say Now” (catchy, isn’t it?).
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday August 19, 2010 6:01 am|
Gary Johnson, the Republican former governor of New Mexico, was on MSNBC with Cenk Uygur to talk about the need to end marijuana prohibition. He knocked it out of the park; catch his interview here.
|By: Scarecrow Tuesday August 17, 2010 7:30 am|
MSNBC host Cenk Uygur gave Chris Van Hollen, the Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), multiple opportunities to say Democrats would not support any cuts in Social Security, including in the form of delaying the retirement age. Van Hollen carefully failed every test.
|By: Jim White Monday August 16, 2010 8:00 pm|
I was watching the television earlier today, I can’t understand why Markie H. is protecting Mr. O even when Mr. O does bad things. Mr. Cenk talked slowly for Markie H., but Markie H. still thinks the bad things that Mr. O is doing are nice things.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 3, 2010 3:47 pm|
Ronald Reagan’s former associate deputy attorney general Bruce Fein, a member of the Just Say Now advisory board, appeared earlier today on MSNBC to make the conservative argument in support of allowing states to legalize and regulate marijuana.
|By: Jane Hamsher Saturday January 30, 2010 11:00 am|
Now that only 50 votes are needed to pass a public option in the Senate, guess what? They magically disappear.