September 02, 2008

Leave Maddow alone!

Check out this story:

MSNBC loves the chatter of liberal pundit Rachel Maddow, but not her look. Maddow, who's getting her own show, is being subjected to a net work makeover. A source says an entire "glam squad" has been hired for the openly gay Maddow, and she has been asked not to wear her Drew Carey-esque glasses again. There's even talk of "putting her in a skirt." We're sure that'll do the trick. A rep for the channel didn't return e-mails.

Please -- don't put Maddow in a skirt. That'd be ridiculous. And she's OK-looking enough as it is, not to mention she's smart as a whip (even though she is a lefty). As Kevin Williamson notes in the link, if Maddow gets the same make-up squad as Chris Matthews had (or, if I may add, that did Bob Costas' lame dye job for the Olympics), then just leave Rachel be!!

Posted by Hube at September 2, 2008 07:13 PM | TrackBack

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Don't know what's going on tonight, but I'm cracking up at Matthews' hair! Must be windy in St. Paul. That shit is all over the place!

Posted by: Mike Matthews at September 2, 2008 09:03 PM

Would you wear a skirt for a couple of million dollars?

It's MSNBC's money.. She signed a contract....

The rest is hype...

Posted by: kavips at September 3, 2008 06:05 AM

Nice deflection, Kavips.

Posted by: Digby at September 3, 2008 06:42 AM

I agree with you, Hube. It goes to show how out of touch those MSNBC execs are. Rachel Maddow and David Gregory are the only two of their gang for whom I have great respect.

Posted by: Perry Hood at September 3, 2008 08:02 PM

Let me add, I would like to see David Gregory take over the late Tim Russert's Meet the Press.

Posted by: Perry Hood at September 3, 2008 08:07 PM

Who is stealing the name Digby from Digby?
I agree, leave Maddow alone.

Posted by: Nancy Willing at September 4, 2008 05:33 PM

Perry - YUCK -
I want Gregory to fall off the face of the earth or at least off of the MSNBC roster.

Posted by: Nancy Willing at September 4, 2008 05:34 PM

Let Madcow be Madcow.

Posted by: Rhymes With Right at September 4, 2008 11:07 PM

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