Broken news

Last night, I happened upon an article at The Hill  titled “Sanders: ‘Do not moan to me about Hillary Clinton’s problems,'” referring to his response to Andrea Mitchell’s pearl clutching over Mrs. Clinton being attacked on two sides, from Trump/the Republicans and Bernie Sanders. (I still maintain that pointing out policy differences is a far cry from attacking.)

During an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, Sanders huffed at the idea that Clinton is struggling to stay afloat as she deflects attacks in the primary from Sanders and Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

“Oh, really? Andrea, in every state that we have won, in 19 states, we have had to take on the entire Democratic establishment. We have had to take on senators and governors and mayors and members of Congress, so please do not moan to me about Hillary Clinton’s problems,” Sanders said. 

She played the perfect Clinton surrogate to Sanders, b-b-buting his protestations that he will “fight for every last vote that we can get.” It was an amazing display of media overreach and malpractice that’s sadly on display everywhere on cable so-called-news and beyond.

If you’ve been missing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, join the club! So hearing him being interviewed (even if was by conducted by David Axelrod), and it was especially interesting to hear his thoughts about Hillary Clinton, now that he’s free to openly express them without worrying about alienating any viewers.

Here’s the whole thing. Enjoy!

 Today on the show, it was D’ump discussions and more with Driftglass (check out his blog and the Professional Left podcast) and the disastrous DCCC with Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC.

If you’d like to support any of the “Berniecrats” that Howie and I were talking about this morning, Blue America’s page for all of those candidates running on Sanders’ platform is right here. You can click a button to allocate the amounts you’d like to give the as many or as few of them as you want. 

I’ll be out tomorrow because of a death in the family, so I’ll put together a “best of” show to run in my place. I’ll be back Monday to take on another week… one day at a time.. radio or not.