This sort of immediate smack-back and calling to account is exactly what the Democratic candidate and her/his campaign will have to do over and over during the coming electoral marathon against the press corps’ beloved Straight Shooter.
The crap that goes on at MSNBC has to either stop or be pointed out every single time it happens.
As I noted several times, one of my prime concerns about an Obama run for the White House is whether or not he understands this and will do what has to be done. The idea of finding some middle ground with the GOP Hate Machine is just plain silly.
P.S. – Isn’t it nicely ironic that “Kat” Seelye, part of the Harpy Trinity which spent most of campaign 2000 viciously attacking Al Gore with lies and distortions was the one to write today’s story?