12/6 Eric Boehlert: Fox Will Always Run GOP & Sam Destroys Alan Simpson

Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert explained how the conservative movement became a media movement, why the GOP’s political leaders don’t matter, why paranoid right wing rhetoric is good for getting viewersbut terrible for winning national elections, why conservative talkers don’t care if Republicans win elections and how this interview all connects with Jim Demint picking up his crazy blocks and leaving the Senate for a new gig as the head of the Heritage Foundation.

Alan Simpson, takes his lie to young people campaign to the Daily Show. Sam takes everything apart in an epic breakdown of Simpson’s absurd lies.

On The Half: Sam explains means testing, brings us a classic Random Rush, more thoughts on the Simpson-Bowles cult and your calls and ims.

And keep the conversation going on the morning thread!  

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