Dr. Maddow reminds us that not everything that pretends to be news really is news.
Most of the time, taking what is reported as news at face value, and neglecting to look more deeply behind the reporting, is a foolish mistake.
Update: Think Progress offers a more detailed analysis of the edits to the talking points.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Lawrence O'Donnell explains how the Fiscal Curb legislation passed on New Years' Day actually restores Bill Clinton's top marginal tax rate, if you factor in inflation. Now we just have to restore Ronald Reagan's top marginal tax rates...