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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin responded Thursday morning to Martin Bashir's resignation from MSNBC, saying it's "refreshing" that so many in the media criticized the former host for inflammatory remarks against her.
Timed to coincide with Bill of Rights Day, and coming a day after the first anniversary of the Newtown shootings: it's "Guns Save Lives Day," organized by one Alan Gottlieb, founder of the Second Amendment Foundation. He has made some major national broadcast advertising buys — "hundreds of thousands of dollars" worth, he says — to promote this newly designated day, and its very specific aim.
President Obama Thursday portrayed the IRS targeting of tea-party groups as an innocent attempt at efficiency by bureaucrats that went awry, and he expressed surprise that people were outraged by the episode.
Just weeks after MSNBC host Martin Bashir issued a foul attack against former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on his show, the outspoken progressive announced he is resigning from the troubled network.
While Sarah Palin quietly continued her national tour to promote her new book "Good Tidings, Great Joy," MSNBC host Martin Bashir quietly resigned from the network Wednesday, three weeks after broadcasting blatant slurs against the former Alaska governor.
After five years of stimulus schemes ranging from federal bailouts and a trillion-dollar stimulus package to the Cash for Clunkers program, Americans have yet to enjoy the "Recovery Summer" that they were once promised. Now, President Obama is promoting food stamps as the next great form of economic stimulus.
It's complicated: The public is weary of the U.S. role as the world's policeman, but it also frets about the nation's declining prestige on the global stage and disapproves of both President Obama's foreign policy practices and any attempts at nation building overseas. Yet Americans approve of aggressive participation in the world economy and favor drones in the military arsenal.
MSNBC's Martin Bashir, who recently rocked national headlines with a broadcast suggestion of defecating in the mouth of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, has been noticeably missing from his Monday-night shows — but he's only on vacation, his network insisted.
"Up Late With Alec Baldwin" has been canceled by MSNBC following the host's homophobic outburst at a New York City photographer earlier this month.