Maddow talks of the lack on transparency with the FBI.
In the last month, popular mass protests have erupted in the streets of Brazil and Turkey in a manner that was not predicted by the same experts wrong-footed by the Arab Spring's arrival. Brazil and Turkey are not known for being repressive dictatorships. They are both free-market capitalist democracies. So what the hell is going on?
Why on earth would Greenwald's team be so skeptical about this story when it's previously been knee-deep in uncovering the capabilities of worldwide spying operations?
OK, what the fuck?
Maybe ABC really does deserve to be called out for the way it handled the Miss America story. Maybe the network should be accused of "circling the wagons" instead of changing direction in the face of new and potentially damning information. The problem is that Jezebel editor Erin Gloria Ryan can't do it and be taken seriously.