Maddow Finally Apologizes for Saying Limbaugh Wanted MLK's Assassin to Get Medal of Honor
1:21 PM, Oct 20, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
On June 3, Rachel Maddow said during her TV show that Rush Limbaugh is the "guy who says the assassin of Martin Luther King, Jr. should get the Medal of Honor."
On Saturday, Sunday, and again Monday, I emailed MSNBC spokespersons asking if Maddow had ever apologized and retracted the remark. (A Nexis search didn't indicate that she had done so.) They didn't reply. Last night, Maddow addressed the issue on the show. An MSNBC spokeswoman emails the transcript from last night (emphasis added):