04/22/2014 07:59 am ET Updated Jun 22, 2014

MSNBC's Big Fail: Deafening Silence on Comcast-Time Warner Merger


Rachel, Chris, Ed, Al, Lawrence, Chris....say it ain't so.

Nary a mention of the gigundo merger between Comcast and Time Warner.

You are, all of you, about speaking truth to power.

Rachel, you just did a piece on Oklahoma's new law taxing individuals who install solar panels. Oklahoma is a big oil-producing state.

So, what do you expect the legislature to do, unless of course they were operating in the public interest as they are supposed to do? Was that not the point of your expose?

But, how can you even feign surprise or try to hold them to a higher standard when you and your colleagues ignore the major telecommunications issue of the year because, it appears, your paymaster is one of the beneficiaries?

Please, tell me I am wrong. That it is pure coincidence. That if you did an expose you would honestly come out in favor of the merger anyhow.

Ed, convince me that this merger is in the best interests of country. Convince me that you would hold that view even if you were not an employee of the network.

Where is your truth? When will you speak that to your powerful bosses?

Or, are you just fooling us? That, far from trying to reverse the trend toward oligarchy, that you are really part of it, even if the trailing edge?

Say it ain't so.