Conservatives are trying to blame the protests for every shooting in New York City.
After Anders Breivik murdered dozens of young socialists, Beck compared the dead to “Hitler Youth.” But the slain were actually heirs to a great tradition of battling Nazis.
It was a bad week for a good man, but the MSNBC host will be back to give voice to working men and women.
Eric Alterman, columnist for The Nation, and the author of the new book Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama, appeared on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show to comment on the shooting in Arizona, his book and President Barack Obama.
The MSNBC host has brought the voices of working men and women to the fore and improved the discourse for the better. That's no defense for a "vile and inappropriate" choice of words. It is, however, why Schultz will continue to be a important contributor to the national debate.
Two of the Tea Party’s most recognizable leaders huddled to assess their progress and parry criticism in an unusual conversation in Manhattan this weekend.