Looks like MSNBC correspondent David Shuster may have deprived loyal MSNBC viewers of their favorite GOP talking heads—at least for now.
"Loyal MSNBC viewers"? All 40 of them?
MSNBC tool David Shuster. Gotcha!
This week, the MSNBC reporter “sandbagged” Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) during an interview by asking her to name the last solider from her district to die in Iraq. After she couldn’t, Shuster named the solider himself and then scolded the Tennessee Republican for her hypocrisy.
But it turns out that the soldier Shuster named— Pvt. Jeremy S. Bohannon,—was not from Blackburn’s district after all. The incident landed Shuster in some GOP hot 2ater, and the newsman was forced to make an on-air apology for the incident last night.
But that might not be the end of it, as irked Republican Hillers are now
planning a boycott of Shuster’s employer.
The best part of this is all the great lines coming from Capitol Hill:
“We don’t mind skipping MSNBC. No one watches that channel anyway,” says a high placed Republican consultant.
“There’s no difference because sending your boss over to David Shuster or the Democratic National Committee at this point,” sniffs one high-placed House source.
"He thinks acting like a jerk will turn him into a rising star, but he's really just Chris Matthews' schlep,” says a high-placed Senate aide.