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Very Last Word: Top-down vs. Bottom-up political scandals

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On Tuesday’s Very Last Word, msnbc’s Ari Melber explained the difference between top-down and bottom-up political scandals, and how Richard Nixon was the progenitor of the top-down kind. Also, Joy Reid talked about how two military officials tasked with overseeing sexual assault cases could commit assaults themselves.

Very Last Word: Top-down vs. Bottom-up political scandals

Updated