Thursday, May 22, 2014

Mika Brzezinski Still Standing Up for Smart People

Seven years ago, I raved about MSNBC news anchor Mika Brzezinski, who refused to pander to the masses by protesting about having to report a Paris Hilton story as important news:

I notice that just a few days ago, Ms Brzezinski is at it again, this time taking aim at a co-anchor:

Should I be happy that she has stuck by her principled stance for such a long time, and still survived in the cut-throat world of network news? Or sad that smart people still have to fight for this sort of stuff?

As one of the commenters on the video said:

"Isn't it amazing that a journalist showing some integrity warrants nearly a million views on youtube? Is it really that rare?"