Rachel Maddow’s Hype-Fail

Rachel Maddow promised her audience a major story when she unveiled a portion of Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return on television. But it wasn’t what her fans were expecting. Deemed a “nothingburger” by a fellow liberal journalist, the tax return showed that, contrary to the insinuations of the never-reliable New York Times, Trump has paid enormous amounts of federal income taxes. Heh. Thanks, Rachel.

Michael Ramirez likens Maddow’s experience to an even more notorious live-television disaster: the mystery of Al Capone’s vault:


If you don’t get the reference, this site has funny recollections of it.


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