Remember Ed Schultz, the liberal talker on MSNBC, who praised all things Obama and Clinton, and who ridiculed Trump and condemned Vladimir Putin (whom he called derisively “Putie”)? Well, now he works for RT America, Putin’s propaganda cable network. Now he has nothing good to say about Obama and Clinton and is now, at his new master’s behest, praising Trump.
Larry King, the former CNN icon, also works for Putin. So does Jesse Ventura, former governor of Minnesota, professional wrestler, and radio talk show host. (He is arguably not a liberal, but was something of a populist precursor to Trump, on the state level.) Also working for Putin is, disturbingly, Michael Flynn, former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Pentagon’s equivalent of the CIA.
Michael Crowley has a story about this in Politico, excerpted and linked to after the jump. He also discusses the connections between Putin and Trump. [Read more…]