Tag Archives: Joy Reid

Counting down to the new show on MSNBC weekdays at 2 p.m. starting Feb. 24th!

Hey there, tweeps! Counting down to the new 2 p.m. show on the 24th, hosted by your humble blogger! Last call for show name ideas! (Okay it’s the first call, too)… Post or tweet your show name and #hashtag ideas … Continue reading

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New year, new adventures (and new MSNBC show!)

Today was a big day in the life of your friendly neighborhood pundit. MSNBC announced the new daytime lineup, including yours truly, hosting the 2:00 hour weekdays. The new lineup is, if I do say so myself, fabulous. Peep it … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: will the 2012 election be Rick Scott’s Waterloo (and Charlie Crist’s opportunity)?

In my Herald column this week, I explore the many ways in which Florida once again screwed up the election — and it (once again) didn’t even matter. But you know who it might matter to?

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This week’s Herald column: who controls the GOP?

I talked about this subject Wednesday on the “Martin Bashir Show” and on “The Last Word” last night. But it bears repeating: the Republican Party’s political operatives, and its media hacks (think Rush, Hannity, Coulter…) have been rolling the conservative … Continue reading

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(Video) Charles Blow’s epic TLW rant: ‘the GOP’s drunk uncle loses it’

This has to have been one of my favorite appearances on “The Last Word” with the great Lawrence O’Donnell … tied with the night before, when Lawrence gave the Limbaugh take down for the ages. Tonight, however, it was Charles … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: GOP gaming the vote

A clip: An insidious trend has emerged over the last several election cycles, whereby the Republican Party, faced with looming demographic Armageddon, has found ever more creative ways to kneecap the opposing team. In shorthand: The game is that if … Continue reading

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Race, Romney and what Jimmy Williams and I actually said about South Carolina

Today’s discussion on “NOW With Alex Wagner” about Mitt Romney, race, religion and the South Carolina primary sparked all kinds of debate online. Some of it was even wildly inaccurate. For starters, here’s the segment in which Democratic strategist Jimmy … Continue reading

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(Video) Riots in the streets? Joy debates Michael Steele, Dinesh D’Souza and Larry Kudlow

One of my favorite shows to appear on, The Kudlow Report, invited me on-set for their “free market Friday” panel, to discuss New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s comments about “riots in the streets” if young Americans don’t start seeing the … Continue reading

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In which I appear in the same broadcast as Brian Williams

When I was growing up, my mother watched the broadcast network news every single night, bouncing back and forth between Walter Cronkite and then after junior high school, Dan Rather on CBS, NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, and occasionally … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: think you hate the debt ceiling deal? The tea party hates it more.

The reality: the debt ceiling deal really wasn’t that bad for Democrats (although it could have been better had Nancy Pelosi known ahead of time just how far from 217 votes John Boehner was in the House.) Dems managed to … Continue reading

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