I just saw Hartmann take a caller to task for daring to criticize Obama's foreign policy and his complicity in the death of innocent civilians. He kept interrupting the caller and then cut him off, telling him if he want's to criticize the President then he should join the Republican Party. So now Hartmann gets to decide you is a good Dem and who's a bad one? Doesn't this blind allegiance to a President or a party remind anyone of the Republicans? And his use of the word "jihad"? In a different context, this would fit right in with Fox news.
I'm disgusted by Hartmann's treatment of the caller and the way he has become an apologist for the White House, even when it comes to murder. He has invested so much in this President and devoted so much energy to attacking the crazy right-wingers, he refuses to see Obama for the closet Republican that he is or for the moral wrongs he has committed.
I never thought Hartmann was particularly bright, but his heart seemed to be in the right place. Now I'm not sure. Like a cheap date, I guess you can buy Hartmann off with a dinner and he'll look the other way when you order another drone attack.
A Former Viewer of the Thom Hartmann Program