MSNBC brings in five-year-old to settle same-sex marriage debate

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Wait … we thought the whole point of the 2012 presidential election was to preserve Big Bird’s job security. So why is MSNBC trying to muscle in on “Sesame Street’s” turf and use children to push a social agenda? Word is that this segment of “Political Playground,” during which co-host Krystal Ball talks politics with her 5-year-old daughter Ella, aired on yesterday’s installment of “The Cycle.” No, we weren’t watching either, and now we’re sorry we did. What sort of hateful, close-minded parent teaches her child that a person can’t marry a car?

MSNBC’s Krystal Ball asks her young daughter if she should be able to marry a girl. video.msnbc.msn.com/the-cycle/5143…

— Eddie Scarry (@eScarry) April 5, 2013

MSNBC must be so proud. #childprops politico.com/blogs/media/20…

— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) April 5, 2013

Wow. Just … wow. #marriage RT @jonahnro: MSNBC must be so proud. #childprops politi.co/Xufs9t

— Sister Toldjah (@sistertoldjah) April 5, 2013

Really, MSNBC? bit.ly/XYynsn

— Brandon Kiser (@Kiser) April 5, 2013

Oh my god. RT @jonahnro: MSNBC must be so proud. #childprops politico.com/blogs/media/20…

— Jessica Stanton (@jessicarights) April 5, 2013

So… Is MSNBC trying to say that liberals reason like children? politico.com/blogs/media/20…

— RB (@RBPundit) April 5, 2013

Why doesn’t MSNBC get a little girl on and ask what she thinks about giving guns to drug cartels? politi.co/12ru9by

— John Bates (@JohnP_Bates) April 5, 2013

Wow.Remember when #MSNBC at least pretended to be a news network? hotair.com/archives/2013/… (Starring @krystalball ) #ChildrenAsProps

— Common Man (@hydar) April 5, 2013

Serious question, though: while there’s something undeniably adorable about a mother and child shooting the breeze, conversations very much like this one will inevitably be taking place in public school classrooms across the country if (when?) same-sex marriage is legalized nationally. What happens when Ellas and their little friends answer the question, “What is marriage,” incorrectly? Our guess? It won’t go as smoothly as this 3-minute segment.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/04/05/msnbc-brings-in-five-year-old-to-settle-same-sex-marriage-debate/

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