I really like Melissa Harris-Perry. But I haven’t paid much attention to her MSNBC show. She’s clearly thrilled to have the show, and I’ve thought that after she calmed down, the show would be worth watching. For the time, she was just too damned chipper.
Well, perhaps it is time to take another look at the Melissa Harris-Perry Show. This is a catch of Crooks & Liars. There is a panel discussion about the racist stigma of the word “welfare.”
Much of the segment is what you would expect. Throughout, fucktard not-a-blond-bimbo-conservative-only-because-she’s-not-blond Monica Mehta plays the foil to the other liberal guests. But at about the 8:00 mark, things get very exciting. So exciting, I lost my breath. It was thrilling.
Mehta drags out the standard conservative canard that class mobility comes from “taking risks.” At this point, Harris-Perry loses it and says:
Really. Watch this. It is great: