Beltway Media Refuse To Cover The Substance Of Bernie Sanders' Message On The Estate Tax

Rachel Maddow highlights some of the points Bernie Sanders attempted to make during his eight and a half hour long speech on the Senate floor that most of our beltway media has chosen to ignore, like just who benefits and how much from lowering the estate tax for billionaires.
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Rachel Maddow highlights some of the points Bernie Sanders attempted to make during his 8-1/2-hour long speech on the Senate floor that most of our Beltway media have chosen to ignore, like just who benefits and how much from lowering the estate tax for billionaires.

Rachel is exactly right about the media doing their best to ignore all of what Sen. Sanders had to say in his speech and not just the points he made about the estate tax. He got very little coverage and what coverage he did get showed him up there speaking while some talking head gave their opinion about what was going on instead of allowing viewers to actually hear what he was coming out of his mouth instead of theirs.

Rush Limbaugh goes to C-PAC and they're giving him commercial free coverage on CNN. Sarah Palin goes to speak to the teabaggers and the media covers her flame throwing speech. But Bernie Sanders gives this amazing almost eight and a half hours long speech and they shrug their shoulders.

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