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Another classic case of misdirection!
Melissa Harris-Perry talks about recent examples of misdirection where the public’s attention is drawn away from the important issues and into more trivial, but highly engaging narratives. The Weiner scandal instead of what New York really needs from its next mayor, what Snowden can do while in Russia versus serious questions about government surveillance, and sagging pants versus race in society. The MHP panel is re-directing the misdirection.