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MSNBC reverses firing of contributor over Polanski joke

MSNBC has reversed itself and now says it won't be cutting ties with contributor Sam Seder over a rape joke he made on Twitter eight years ago. Network president Phil Griffin said on Thursday that... To view the full story, click the title link.
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