This 57-Second Clip May Just Be the ‘Dumbest Ever’ in Television History

The false equivalency train has finally derailed on agenda-driven networks like MSNBC.

While the overarching point of the network’s guest Eric Bates – that one shouldn’t conflate Islamic terrorists with peaceful Muslims – is a sound one, that boat left the harbor a long time ago on MSNBC; it is a Titanic vessel of contradictory portmanteaus, barreling into the long, dark night of liberal apologia – right smack into the massive iceberg of reason.

Therefore, it’s hard to rebut Jonah Goldberg’s pregnant question, “The Dumbest 57 Seconds on TV?“, because the pretend-academic discourse is too emblematic of what passes for thoughtful commentary nowadays: A trio of vicious Islamic extremists murder four satirists since the former were offended at their cartoons, and the media rushes out to say, “Christians have their loonies, too!”

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  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Filing a lawsuit against Larry Flynt for defamation is THE EXACT SAME THING as murdering a bunch of people.
    Why? Because of those damn CHRISTIANS!

    “Peak Stupid”, is MSNBC there yet?

  • roccolore

    MSNBC is an apologist for radical Islam.

    • Drunk_by_Noon

      They really, really, are.

    • The Goat

      At least we goats don’t submit to their horrors willingly.

      • Xavier

        Oh come on. You love the Religion of Penis.

  • Sharkibark

    So 35 years ago some ahole white christian sued over a cartoon and ultimately lost… and was never heard from again? Yeah I guess that applies here…

  • New Centurion

    Wrap it up and roll out the red carpet for Mohammed, it’s over. These assclowns don’t deserve the freedoms they have.

  • Martin B

    The joke here is that if there really was any equivalency between Christians and the Muzz, the media would never dare mention it. If Christians had slaughtered a dozen MSNBC staffers with machine guns for broadcasting images of Piss Christ, nothing offensive to Christians would ever come out of that station again.

  • Xavier

    “Christians have their loonies, too!”

    True, but Christianity doesn’t come with an instruction manual for killing anyone who doesn’t agree with it.

  • DavidinNorthBurnaby

    “that one shouldn’t conflate Islamic terrorists with peaceful Muslims”
    Translation: don’t confuse the violent ones with the ones who share their aims but don’t have the stomach for jihad.
    Whatever.