As Twitchy told you, Joy Reid got busted for anti-LGBT blog posts she’d written years ago. Her half-assed apology seems to have been enough for her MSNBC colleague Chris Hayes, who belted out her praises this afternoon:

Is that so?

Not sure if that’s true, but if nothing else, he’s good for a laugh, at least.

Hey, maybe there’s a very simple explanation for his valiant defense of her integrity:

Ha!