Stalin would be so proud.

Via Mediaite’s Noah Rothman:

Loyal readers of this space will know that the “art of trolling” was long ago perfected by one MSNBC program. That show has developed such an aptitude for advancing provocative notions for their own sake that an earnest, circumspect, and pragmatic segment would be seen as a disingenuous and contrived attempt at unpredictability. […]

Not sweeping or extra-constitutional enough, they grieved. The Guardian columnist and Wonkette founder Ana Marie Cox did the network proud when she insisted that the only solution to the bloated costs of America’s college was to create a government monopoly on colleges by nationalizing them. This suggestion inspired groans from her fellow panel guests.