[See NewsBusters for more.] Religious liberty advocates scored a victory on Monday as the Supreme Court, by a 7-2 decision, ruled that a Christian baker could not be compelled to make a cake for a gay marriage. MSNBC immediately offered a nothing-to-see-here tone, throwing some cold water on the win. Host Hallie Jackson asked a legal analyst: “Do you believe that religious liberties advocates will try to run a victory lap here?” Well, yes. After a high profile victory, the people involved tend to take a victory lap. Analyst Danny Cevallos told Jackson that “it is a victory.” Earlier, Jackson summarized another MSNBC analyst as calling the ruling “one and done.”
Clueless MSNBC: Will Religious Liberty Types ‘Try to Run a Victory Lap’ After Victory?