Touré has taken a break from thinking about Mitt Romney to reminisce about the early days of the Tea Party and its spiritual ancestor, the late talk show host Morton Downey Jr.

We sense a lecture coming on.

Nothing divisive about that list, huh? Funny how there are no liberal talkers to be found along that “dangerous path.”

It’s worth noting that Touré works for MSNBC, the network found by a Pew study to dedicate 85 percent of its airtime to liberal commentary, and the channel is working hard to weed out that little bit of straight news that slips past. “Our brand is not that,” explained president Phil Griffin recently.

So, who’s going to lean forward and end the division?