What else? What more can we do with LipStickOnAPigGate?

Talk about it. Have dueling surrogates on our channel to talk about it. Interview each other talking about it. Point to how others in the media have talked about it. Done. Done. Done. And, done.

What else? Come on! There must be something we’ve forgotten?! If we don’t come up with something soon we might have to talk about something else like… education policy….or…

Yes! That’s it! A quiz. We’ll ask our viewers what they think about LipstickOnAPigGate. And then we’ll talk about that.

Do you think Sen. Barack Obama went too far with his ‘lipstick on a pig’ remark?

Yes, he has crossed the line this time.

No, this is just part of the rough-and-tumble of political campaigning.

I don’t know.

Yup, those are the only choices MSNBC is giving you. I guess anyone who might think that Obama was not saying Palin’s a pig! should call in sick on this one. Also missing? Option D: Yes, MSNBC has gone “too far” covering Sen. Barack Obama’s ‘lipstick on a pig’ remark…

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.