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    Race, Guns, Flags & the Right's Quickly Changing Politics of Denial

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    South Carolina's Governor Nikki Haley orders legislature to remove the Confederate Flag - longtime symbol of slavery, rebellion, divisiveness and hatred - from the grounds of the state capitol. In the bargain, Fox 'News' now finds itself mired in by years of 'pathological denialism' on all of the very subjects the SC shooting raises (and more.)

    News events are now moving very quickly following the terrorist shooting last week at Charleston, SC's Emanuel AME Church. On today's BradCast, we do our best to bring you up to date if you made the mistake a taking a few minutes off over the weekend!

    Politicians (Republican ones, particularly those running for President — but even one or two in the Obama Administration) are now being forced to flip their previous positions at lightning speed, even as the state's Republican Governor Nikki Haley announced today that she is calling for the South Carolina legislature to remove the Confederate Flag — a long time symbol of slavery, rebellion, divisiveness and hatred — from the grounds of the state capitol.

    But we'll get you up to speed on the rapidly "evolving", all-new positions from Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham, Ben Carson and many others.

    In the bargain, Fox 'News' and all of the politicos and pundits who swear allegiance to it, now find their ideological walls closing in on them, after years of being mired with "pathological denial" on all of the very topics the SC shooting tragedy highlights (and many more.) Eric Boehlert of Media Matters for America joins us to talk about it all on today's BradCast.

    Also, we begin to catch up on a few items we've had to push off due to last week's breaking events…

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