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Finally, after years of obfuscation and euphemism by our Versailles Traditional Media, a great wall has been broken down.  During a debate at MSNBC about whether the current Administration should uphold the Rule of Law and conduct investigations of Dick Cheney's secret-from-Congress intel programs, Marcy Wheeler (Emptywheel) provided the taboo word at the center of the Ken Starr investigation, by saying BLOWJOB on television.

Watch it right here:

Of course, both hosts were shocked at such a breach of daytime cable decorum, despite the fact that MSNBC was born on the back of that blowjob.  They issued an apology on Marcy's behalf that they "were sure" would have been forthcoming had she been provided the time to retract her taboo word that she blurted out during "family dayside television."

"Rule of law!"  Also, blowjob.

More here.

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Hire Marcy Wheeler!  Please donate to the Emptywheel Investigative Reporting Fund.

Originally posted to TeddySanFran on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 01:58 PM PDT.

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