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Rachel Maddow Slams Palin's Attack on Bloggers (In Her Pajamas No Less)

Maddow -- who later said she saw herself as "a blogger on TV" -- did the show in her pajamas to show solidarity with bloggers.

Two nights ago, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow showed a clip of Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) complaining about being criticized by "some blogger" sitting "in their parents' basement." Maddow -- who later said she saw herself as "a blogger on TV" -- did the show in her pajamas to show solidarity with bloggers. Watch it:



Conservatives love to blast bloggers. Defending Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Joe Scarborough mocked bloggers "just sitting there, eating Cheetos" in "their underwear," while Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) complained that bloggers add "vituperation toxicity" to the political debate.


Editor's Update: Here's what Jane Hamsher over at FireDogLake had to say about Palin's comments:

Uh, Sarah….You Sure You Want To Go There?


For the record:
Arianna Huffington graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.  She is a bestselling author who ran for Governor of California.
Ali Frick is a Research Associate for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress Action Fund.