News broke yesterday that Nigeria plans to file bribery charges against officials from several foreign companies, including most notably, former Vice President Dick Cheney, culminating in an arrest warrant being transmitted via Interpol. This was the topic of discussion today on MSNBC’s The Ed Show , with liberal commentator and former Air America host Lionel and Republican strategist Ron Christie , who went at it at level that is rare for even cable news programming.
Predictably, Mr. Christie suggested that the charges against were politically motivated, though he did take them very seriously. Lionel immediately — and just as predictably — dismissed Mr. Christie’s dismissive comments of the original charges. See where this is going?
What you may not expect is just how quickly the discussion devolves into an absurdly hysterical debate, including lots of clenched and exasperated exclamations like “excuse me,” “oh please,” “what a baby” and “I’m done with you sir!” Watch the freak show from MSNBC unfold below:
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