July 30, 2013

Sally Kohn is arguably the very best person to go mano a mano with Sean Hannity, and she does not disappoint in this video. Hannity's special, Saving America, seems to be dedicated to the proposition that all men are not created equal, nor should they have access to health care or basic needs.

Kohn sets the record straight for him and any viewers out there who aren't thoroughly immersed in the Fox sea of hate. I loved it when she told him "they're in government, they should be working for the common good, and we've lost that."

Hannity's comeback reminded me of the jokes about how we were told as kids that our parents trudged through ten feet of snow and forests full of lions and bears to get to school, so we should clean our plates and be grateful, but Kohn was having none of that. As she points out, even Hannity's parents would have had trouble in today's times, since worker productivity has gone up and wages have gone down, leaving people to reach to government for food stamps to make ends meet.

Brava, Sally!

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