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Janeane Garofalo Says Minorities in GOP Suffer Stockholm Syndrome — Overboard?

Comedian Janeane Garofalo came on Countdown With Keith Olbermann last night to play psychologist. Her subject was Rush Limbaugh and Republicans in general. Her prognosis for Rush? He's a narcissist who also struggles with self-loathing. Keith and Janeane also tried to figure out why Rush only has a 37 percent approval rating among women. She concluded that the type of woman that falls for Rush is exactly like Adolph Hitler's girlfriend. Ouch.

But perhaps, more irreverently, Janeane called out RNC chair Michael Steele as suffering from Stockholm syndrome. She said:

Michael Steele. Who's that black guy in the Republican party who suffers from Stockholm syndrome. Which means you try to curry favor with the oppressor. . . . Any female or person of color in the Republican party is struggling with Stockholm syndrome.

Do you think her sweeping comments went too far?

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