I was just witness to Pat Buchanan defending slavery on MSNBC (I’ll post the video when it becomes available). Yes, resident Old White Racist Punditiot Guy still has regular work as contributor while David Shuster gets the cold shoulder for shooting a CNN pilot before his contract with MSNBC was up in December.
I guess contractual issues trump despicable ratings-inducers:
Now that David Shuster has been suspended indefinitely by MSNBC, it looks like he may not be back on the air for the remainder of his contract – up at the end of this year.
The pilot that led to his MSNBC demise was just the latest in a series of run-ins with management.
According to Mediaite, Shuster also got into a scrape or two over at ClusterFox when he erased one of Rita Cosby’s scripts about the disbarring of President Clinton.
Whether David is guilty of these things or not (which I do not condone), we do know one thing: Buchanan’s disdain for anyone who doesn’t look like him is egregious enough to pull him off the air permanently. Where is the logic?
And where is the logic in CNN’s exposing their viewers to RedState’s Erick Erickson?
I mean other than jacking up ratings at any cost. I mean other than money. I mean other than selling out.
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