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Twitter Is Furious: #Nerdland Trumps Chris Christie After Melissa Harris-Perry’s Show Shafted



Popular MSNBC Host Walks Off Show After Not Knowing If She’s Been Canceled

Twitter right now is exploding in fury after The New York Times revealed that Melissa Harris-Perry’s show may – or may not – have been canceled. The story was based on inquiries from media reporters wondering why Harris-Perry’s show just wasn’t on anymore, and had been pre-empted several times over the past few months without explanation, and on a private email Harris-Perry had sent to her MSNBC staff.

EARLIER: Melissa Harris Perry Doesn’t Know If Her Show Has Been Canceled Because MSNBC Is A Disaster

That email, which was subsequently published on Medium, suggests ever so gently that that poor and disrespectful treatment she’s received from MSNBC bosses – including emails asking if she’s been canceled that never received a response – might be yet another example of institutional racism.

Twitter increasing seems to think so.

Mashable’s politics editor:

And others:

Harris-Perry, who is Black, excels at discussing race in America, along with LGBT – especially transgender – issues and civil rights, and boldly invites guests who speak in depth on issues no one else covers. Her show, like its namesake, is exceptionally intelligent, instructive, educational, exciting, fun, and daring.

Experts agree that MSNBC’s treatment of its weekend star is disturbing, abhorrent, and unethical.

Here’s what CNN’s Brian Stelter, who reports on the media, had to say:

He also offered this comment on Harris-Perry’s letter to her staff:

But the feeling seems to be that not only is MSNBC’s treatment of Harris-Perry abhorrent and unethical, but possibly misogynistic and racist, and revealing that the network wants to silence the voices of Black people during an election year:

The fury is so strong that #Nerdland, the hashtag that united MHP’s viewers, is actually not only trending, but trumping Chris Christie, which has been the big story of the day:


Many others have flooded Twitter with support for Harris-Perry, and anger at MSNBC:


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Trump Is ‘Untethered to Reality’ and His Thanksgiving Rant Proves It: CNN’s Berman



CNN host John Berman on Friday lit into President Donald Trump for going on an unhinged Thanksgiving rant about the 2020 election in which he once again falsely claimed that he won.

Berman in particular zeroed in on Trump’s seething anger at Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason, who asked the president on Thursday if he’d concede that he lost the election.

“He was yelling at Jeff Mason, who is the most mild-mannered reporter in America, who was asking one of the most obvious questions in America, which is, ‘Will you concede the race that you lost?’” Berman said. “I think it gave a window into where the president is this morning and how untethered to reality he may be.”

Guest Ron Brownstein shared Berman’s assessment and talked about the harm it’s doing to the United States.

“[He’s] doing real damage,” Brownstein said. “You’ve seen the polling: Three-quarters of Republicans now believe the election was stolen. We’ve never seen anything like this, an effort by a president to systemically undermine the results of the election.”

Watch the video below.


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Trump Serves Up Paranoid Election Conspiracy Rant for Thanksgiving: ‘Flick of a Switch Can Change Course of History’



President Donald Trump on Thanksgiving broke weeks of refusing to answer questions from reporters, and focusing his anger on Georgia called its Republican Secretary of State “an enemy of the people” while brewing up an insane new conspiracy theory.

After praising GOP Senators in two run-off elections fighting to keep their seats, Trump said he told Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, “you have a fraudulent system.”

“You have a system where the flick of a switch or the putting in of a new chip can change the course of history.”

He also falsely claimed voting rights advocate and former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams had illegally “harvested” 850,000 ballots. In reality, Abrams says 750,000 Georgia voters have requested absentee ballots.

Watch (poor quality video):

Earlier –
‘No I Can’t Say That’: Trump Says He Will Not Concede – but Will Exit White House if Electoral College Makes ‘Mistake’


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‘No I Can’t Say That’: Trump Says He Will Not Concede – but Will Exit White House if Electoral College Makes ‘Mistake’



President Donald Trump used the occasion of Thanksgiving, weeks after Election Day, to declare he will not concede.

Speaking to reporters after calling troops overseas – at 1:16 AM their time, several hours later than scheduled – the President was asked if he will finally concede.

“No I can’t say that at all,” Trump replied, the first time he’s taken questions from reporters in weeks.

President-elect Joe Biden has 306 Electoral College votes, against Trump’s 232.

He also said the Electoral College members will have made a “mistake” if they do not declare him the winner of the 2020 presidential election, as Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs reports.

But he also said he would leave the White House if Biden is the official winner. (Trump frequently denies making remarks he has made.)

Trump, however, is not planning on believing the results.

“I don’t know what is going to happen. I know one thing, Joe Biden did not get 80 million votes,” he added.


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