A reader writes:

I think both you and Jack Shafer are a little late to the party. This is Rachel Maddow from just last week, "coming out of the closet" at 6:08.

Another writes:

Being liberal (Maddow) or conservative isn't partisan. Being an arm of the Republican Party (Fox News) is partisan.

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