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Melissa Harris-Perry tears up when discussing Kiernan Romney controversy

On Saturday morning, Melissa Harris-Perry addressed the swirling mess around her show’s handling of a recent segment regarding Kiernan Romney, the African-American adopted grandson of former presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA). Referring to her own Mormon background, Harris-Perry became genuinely emotional during the segment, tearing up and almost losing…

Melissa Harris-Perry slams Montana judge: You’re sounding a lot like Todd ‘legitimate rape’ Akin

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry had harsh words for G. Todd Baugh, the Montana judge who has drawn national criticism over his decision to give a 49-year-old man a 30-day jail sentence for the rape of a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide. “If I didn’t know any better, I’d think…

Harris-Perry gives white people’s guide to talk Trayvon Martin

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry continued her usual comfort in discussing race issues Saturday morning, providing any Caucasian-American with some steps to overcome any fears talking about Trayvon Martin. The Tulane professor, whose mother is white, was inspired to do her segment after watching Jon Stewart’s reaction to mentioning Martin’s story…

In defense of sincere wingnuttery as a real phenomenon

Melissa Harris-Perry went on Rachel Maddow last night and was in heightened ass-kicking form. The topic was the overt way Republicans are cruising for the bigot vote this election—right when I’d argue they would get the bigot vote no matter how subtly they played that card—but Melissa brought it around…

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