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Must Be Sweeps Weekend

At a quick glance, MSNBC right now looks like deja vu to the Iraq ground war. Barry McCaffrey, Stormin’ Norman, and another armchair general in an armchair, are talking with Lester Holt. McCaffery and Holt are playing with toy models, reenacting the storming of Normandy. Though it has the feel of reporters climbing in an in-studio spider hole as a Saddam-capture prop, I’m not, actually, all negative. This is probably the best history lesson a lot of people who might happen to flip on MSNBC irght now has gotten on D-Day–recently, or, sadly, ever.

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