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Invasion of the Political Entertainment Media Body Snatchers

Independent’s Eye

(Sigh.) And so we see another example of a cable political personality’s previous branding bite the dust. Another apology. Another brand altered.
This time it was MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, the writer and political science professor at Tulane University. When her weekend show debuted on MSNBC last spring some called it dull. She recently urged her panelists to be funnier and within minutes they all thought it was just hilarious to make mocking comments about a Mitt Romney family Christmas photo showing Romney’s tiny adopted African-American grandson on his knee. Their basic joke was that here was this ...


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