Three cheers for Rachael Maddow!

Maddow of MSNBC hit herself with a pain-stick yesterday for giving Laura Tyson, a Clinton and Obama insider, the opportunity to defend, with strong criticism, the controversial Bush-Paulson bailout program without also disclosing that Tyson sits on the Morgan Stanley Board of Directors, owns much stock in the company and is thus an indirect beneficiary of the bailout program. Maddow's mea culpa can be found below:

The initial piece with Professor Tyson can be viewed here:

The original link to the Maddow apology can be found at AlterNet where David Sirota identifies Tyson's deception and lauds Maddow for her integrity.

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