MSNBC Chooses Al Sharpton, the Man Behind Violent Protests in the '80s, to Call for New Rallies

February 7, 2014 - 4:30 PM

MSNBC's latest network ad abandons the "lean forward" mantra. Yet, it directly touts liberal activism, including global warming, supporting gun control, illegal immigration and gay marriage. Al Sharpton provides the narration as the various causes appear on-screen: "Text. Tweet. Update. Find your voice. Speak out." An announcer then directs people to MSNBC.com.