In response to the backlash from her recent network promo clip, which contained the chilling formulation that “We have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents,” the NBC anchor and poli-sci professor at Tulane now says:
“This isn’t about me wanting to take your kids, and this isn’t even about whether children are property. This is about whether we as a society, expressing our collective will through our public institutions, including our government, have a right to impinge on individual freedoms in order to advance a common good. And that is exactly the fight that we have been having for a couple hundred years.”
MSNBC does know that Jonah didn’t intend for Liberal Fascism to be a how-to guide, right?