Al Sharpton has spent much of his week working on rallies about race in America, and began his program yesterday talking about race within the Republican Party with two fellow MSNBC hosts, Chris Hayes and Melissa Harris-Perry. The segment has a little bit of everything you'd expect in the quintessential MSNBC panel-- talk the use of race on the American right to divide the country, the increasing number of white "militias," and, most comically, Hayes' assertion that Rush Limbaugh's attacks on President Obama's black bona fides are, in fact, "impotent.
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On Tuesday, MSNBC announced that Steve Kornacki, a columnist for Salon.com and one of the co-hosts of The Cycle, will be moving to weekends to become the new host of Up. Chris Hayes, the current host of the weekend panel program, wi... Read Post