Tag Archives: MSNBC

Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Celebrity news

Justin Bieber is a punk. We’ve known that for a while, but the media goes out of their way to make sure we don’t forget it. The latest video to surface is a recording of Bieber’s deposition in which he responded to questions rudely. It quickly hopped to the top of Facebook’s trending tab, with tons of comments pointing out his outrageous arrogance. Continue reading Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Celebrity news

February Outrage-O-Meter: Defense cuts and anti-gay bills, oh my!

With all of the unrest in Ukraine and Venezuela, a lot of the less partisan news organizations turned their eyes offshore, leaving MSNBC and Fox News to fight over scraps at the bottom of the barrel. For the sake of this timeline, I’m sticking strictly to outrageous events here on the homefront — which makes for a very quiet February on the national scale. Continue reading February Outrage-O-Meter: Defense cuts and anti-gay bills, oh my!

January Outrage-o-meter: Richard Sherman and Chris Christie stir the pot

From Duck Dynasty to Chick-Fil-A, being offended has become a national pastime. It’s much easier to shut our eyes and plug our ears than it is to face the problems being brought up. So I present to you the first part of Whim’s 2014 outrage timeline where we’ll document every event that caused someone, somewhere, to overreact and do an analysis of who overreacted, and whether it was justifiable.
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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Being Liberal

I always make a great effort to show that I’m not just another liberal sheep spewing back what MSNBC tells me to think. Don’t get me wrong, I think Rachel Maddow is a fantastic human being — but I’d be lying if I said everything was fine and dandy within the Democratic party. To finish off the semester with a bang, it’s about time I took a shot at my own and maybe slapped a little sense into somebody out there. Continue reading Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Being Liberal