Maddow Chats Up Porn King Larry Flynt on Republicans' Vitter/Weiner Hypocrisy

 Senator David Vitter, R-LA, was one of the politicians implicated in the DC Madame case, and yet has never been prosecuted -- nor has he been forced to resign. There aren't too many similarities between his case and Weiner's -- for instance, Weiner never paid a prostitute for sex -- so last night Maddow wondered why there's a double standard in outrage, as Vitter is presently enjoying a healthy Congressional career that is as un-persecuted and it is un-prosecuted. "If Anthony Weiner resigns," she said, "it means this is a country where we are all okay with people getting pressured to resign for doing something like this specifically because they are a Democrat."

Her guest Larry Flynt, "love him or hate him," as she puts it, has been exposing "family values" politicians' hypocrisy for years, and was the first person to identify the ridiculous Vitter/Weiner double standard. Watch their lively chat and feel free to get mad:


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AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at June 9, 2011, 3:40am

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