MSNBC solidifies its standing as the clown version of cable news

I suppose you call this another historic first for Eric Holder: the first attorney general asked by a TV interviewer to quack like a duck on air. The incident came toward the end of a fawning interview by Melissa Harris-Perry (no stranger to clownish and embarrassing stunts, some of which caused tearful on air apologies). The Hill reports: At the end of an interview that touched on the Voting Rights Act and use of force by police, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry asked the outgoing Justice Department head to imitate a duck. "You know, we call you ‘The Duck’ in nerdland," Harris-Perry said, referring to fans of her show. "The duck?" Holder asked. "We call you the duck." "We say you have a very sort of placid and even way of presenting, but you are just working for justice underneath," Harris-Perry explained as Holder stroked his mustache. She moved her arms and head vigorously to describe the...(Read Full Post)