Maddow Wastes Our Time in Delaying Release of Trump Tax Returns; Internet Loses It

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2017/03/14/maddow-wast…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>On Tuesday night, one of the crazier news nights since Election Day occurred when MSNBC host Rachel Maddow failed on a level akin to Geraldo Rivera and Al Capone&rsquo;s vault when she falsely claimed to have a bombshell exclusive (that wasn&rsquo;t hers) in the form of President Trump&rsquo;s 2005 tax returns.</p>

<p>Hilariously, she wasted 22 minutes of viewers&rsquo; time by rehashing past monologues on the history of presidential tax returns, implying connections between Trump and various Russian oligarches before discussing the contents of the first two pages from Trump&rsquo;s 1040 form.</p>

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