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Rachel Maddow to Receive Award for Her 'Civility' and 'Tolerance'

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is actually about to win an award for her "civility" and "tolerance."

"The Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award, established by Interfaith Alliance in 1998, recognizes individuals who courageously promote democratic values, defend religious freedom and reinvigorate informed civic participation," reads a statement released by the organization Monday.

"The award recognizes individuals whose actions have embodied the values of civility, tolerance, diversity and cooperation in the advancement of public dialogue and public policy on traditionally controversial and divisive issues."

And here's why Maddow qualified according to Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, the organization's President (h/t New York Post):

“Rachel’s passionate coverage of the intersection of religion and politics exhibits a strong personal intellect coupled with constitutional sensitivity to


Added: Aug-17-2010 
By: boomersooner
Tags: Rachel, Maddow, Award, Civility, Tolerance, Hilarious, Scumbuggary
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