MSNBC's Bashir: GOP Cares More for 'War Memorials' Than Kids with Cancer; Omits Harry Reid's Heartless Comments

October 2, 2013 - 5:13 PM
MSNBC's Bashir: GOP Cares More for 'War Memorials' Than Kids with Cancer; Omits Harry Reid's Heartless Comments

Republicans seem to "prefer [reopening] war memorials to" resuming
cancer treatments for "living children." That's the grotesque,
hyperpartisan spin that MSNBC's Martin Bashir weaved on his October 2
program, reacting to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince
Priebus's offer to have the RNC pay for five security guards to man the
World War II Memorial which the National Park Service, in concert with the Obama White House, has ordered closed during the shutdown.

Bashir made that remark shortly into his Wednesday program before
introducing his all-liberal panel of guests. Bashir, of course, failed
to mention Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's callous rejection
of the notion of passing a funding bill that would re-open the National
Institutes of Health (NIH) and with it clinical trials to treat
cancer-stricken children.

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