Good news, Joy Reid! Not only is MSNBC satisfied with your latest apology for problematic old blog posts, but Brian Stelter seems reasonably cool with it, too:

She lied, Brian. Just say it. It’s two little words. It shouldn’t be this difficult.

Except it is:

And there it is. She just needs the “space to evolve,” you guys. If you only give her the space, she can fulfill her true potential as a respected journalist. Just give her a chance, people! And another chance, and another chance, and another chance …

We really can’t help but laugh at this point.

Of course.

We should know by now to always make sure our expectations are set as low as possible.

Uh-huh.