Rachel Maddow: McDonnell, Cooch Turning Virginia Into “Jesse Helms-istan”

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    Rachel Maddow calls out Bob McDonell and Ken Kookinelli for their homophobic bigotry, “birtherism” (in Cooch’s case) and overall insanity. According to Maddow, McDonnell and Cooch are turning Virginia into “Jesse Helms-istan.”  Maddow also slams the national media for reporting McDonnell’s and Cooch’s bizarre explanations and behaviors without any critical analysis or journalistic skepticism.  The more this continues, I’d argue we’re looking as much like “Idiocracy” as “Jesse Helms-istan.” But then again, I guess those are really flip sides of the same coin anyway.