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Martin Bashir Tells Two Democrats ‘If There Isn’t a War on Women Most of Us Must Be Ignorant’

MSNBC’s Martin Bashir on Friday might have said the wisest thing he’s ever uttered on television. Speaking with two Democratic members of Congress about goings on in the House Friday, Bashir said referring to Republicans, “If there isn’t a war on women most of us must be ignorant” (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary): The show began with Bashir predictably hyperventilating over a compromise House bill passed Friday that would extend low interest rates on student loans paid for with cuts to a preventive healthcare fund.
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