Newt Gingrich has been accused of using coded racial language in talking about Barack Obama but when Rachel Maddow called Newt out for referring to the President as Entertainer-in-Chief after Obama's singing of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together", she stretched the meaning of minstrel.
Cable "news" is a jungle. Entertaining, tacky, loud, opinionated, silly? Yep. Journalism? No way. Especially in prime time the hosts of these shows are clowns whose only job is to get like-minded viewers to lap up what's put in front of them. Cable Kooks skewers this faux-news whether it's on Fox, MSNBC, CNN or even Current. We watch cable news so you don't have to. To quote John Hodgman, "you're welcome."