Friday, August 31, 2012
MSNBC as 'Evil Twin'
"All that arch sarcasm and partisan brio may rev up the cable channel’s fans, but it constrains — and stains — NBC News, its corporate sibling, which is still the country’s No. 1 source in the evening...No wonder Brian Williams stays away." She fails to note that Brian is perhaps the world's most frequent guest on that saracasm-free Daily Show.
And so on. MSNBC hosts lacks the "wit" of their Fox counterparts. As was said long ago: Alessandra needs to stick to the primetime comedy show beat.
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