Rachel Maddow, Making a Difference
The Chicago Tribune TELEVISION section features a brief profile of MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. It begins:
Maddow slips in ratings but not in her resolve
By Yvonne Villarreal | Tribune Newspapers
April 22, 2009
The first 100 days of a new presidential administration are known as the honeymoon because it marks a time of friendly relations between the new chief executive and the media. But for MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," the early days of the Obama administration have meant an unwelcome drop in ratings.
The article then thumbnails her bio and the show's current and future fortunes. At the end, Rachel expresses her aspirations for its impact:
Maddow's focus remains on the viewers.
"At the end of the day, I want the explanation and humor to stick with viewers so they can remember the stories the next time they're at a dinner party and they can repeat it and impress their friends," she said. "That's success.”
Ahh yess...Rachel Maddow, making the world a better place - one dinner party at a time.
PS - And as for those who, you know, want to, like, change anything, fuck 'em. They're just a buncha bitter old teabaggers.