Many people on the left and the right are attacking Rachel Maddow after she revealed Donald Trump's tax return. There was no big ad campaign in the days leading up to the scoop, not a lot of hype, just a tweet (and a poorly worded one at that) about 90 minutes before showtime. She followed it up with this:
RT @maddow: What we've got is from 2005... the President's 1040 form... details to come tonight 9PM ET, MSNBC. at
Sure, it was anti-climactic. There was no huge explosive revelation. He's not going to jail as a result.
Slate’s television critic, Willa Paskin, was willing to totally slam Maddow. "Rachel Maddow Turned a Scoop on Donald Trump’s Taxes Into a Cynical, Self-Defeating Spectacle," was the piece she wrote. ...
Meanwhile, Seth Abramson, a professor, attorney, journalist, and author, took to Twitter after Maddow's show to offer up a list of why the story is incredibly important.
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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet (more...)