(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell launched into a lengthy tirade Monday evening exploring former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s remarks questioning President Obama’s love of the United States, the now six-day-old controversy apparently very much alive at the struggling cable news network.
“[W]hen a politician talks about loving America, you should always ask him or her what he or she actually means. What does it mean to love America? What does it mean to love a country?” O’Donnell began.
At a gathering of donors in New York City last Wednesday, while answering a question about what he looks for in potential presidential candidates, Giuliani remarked that he does not think that the president loves the United States the way President Ronald Reagan loved the country. Reporters and pundits alike immediately condemned the former mayor’s remarks.
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