Yesterday we told you about tea party activist-cum-neurosurgeon David McKalip’s new attempt to convince progressives to unite with the Right to kill health care reform. Last night, Rachel Maddow examined the question of where exactly McKalip, who famously mass-emailed a picture of President Obama as a witch doctor, fits in the ever-changing anti-reform bill caucus.
“So with all the Republicans objecting on political grounds and conservatives objecting on ideological grounds and liberals objecting on policy grounds, the “kill the bill” caucus has become a pretty big tent,” says Maddow. “Not that big though. Safe to assume there’s no tent quite big enough to fit the racist-witch-doctor-email guy inside it.”
The full segment, which ends with an interview with Howard Dean — who is quoted by McKalip in his outreach letter to progressives — is below: