MSNBC's Keith Olbermann asks New Yorker Magazine's Ryan Lizza if Grover Norquist floated a trial balloon when he walked into the Washington bureau of the LA Times and said that Barack Obama was "John Kerry with a tan." Olbermann wondered if Norquist's statement was a test to determine if racially biased messages could be used supporters of John McCain in their campaign against Barack Obama.


This video is from MSNBC's Countdown, broadcast June 27, 2008.


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