David Corn vs. Ed Schultz on Ft. Hood “Terrorism”

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On Thursday, David Corn was asked to appear on MSNBC’s The Ed Show to discuss whether the multiple murders at Fort Hood were an act of terrorism. Schultz came out of the gate swinging hard, demanding that this horrific tragedy be branded terrorism. Corn countered that the issue was more nuanced and that, ultimately, the label didn’t really matter. A feisty debate ensued:

 

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