Martin Bashir Blames GOP for Cantaloupe Food Poisoning Deaths
In an outrageous rant during his 3 p.m. ET hour show on MSNBC on September 30, host Martin Bashir actually attempted to blame budget cutting by Republican lawmakers for a deadly outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe: "John Boehner and his Republican majority decided to gut the food safety and inspection service....Cut, cut, cut. Now the results are in. 16 people have lost their lives."