Actor-turned-podcast host Russell Brand pummeled MSNBC, big pharma, and the military-industrial complex during his appearance on the latest episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
Brand tussled with fellow guest and liberal MSNBC analyst John Heilemann during a debate about media bias. Brand contended that all of the corporate cable news networks have an inherent bias because of pressure from their controllers. Heilemann claimed that Fox News was far worse in regards to disinformation than MSNBC – the network that signs his checks.
Brand declared, “But I have to say that it’s, it’s disingenuous to claim that the biases exhibited on Fox News are any different from the biases exhibited on MSNBC.”
“It’s difficult to suggest that’s because these corporations operate as anything other than mouthpieces for their affiliate owners in Blackrock and Vanguard,” Brand continued. “We’ve have to take responsibility for our own perspective.”
Brand said, “I’ve been on that MSNBC. Man, it was a propagandist nut-crackery over there.”
Brand spoke about previously appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” show, “It was absurd the way they carried on.”
“No one could concentrate, they didn’t understand the basic tenets of journalism,” the comedian…