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Rachel Maddow compares Justice Antonin Scalia to racist ‘troll’ [VIDEO]

In an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” on Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow compared Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia to a racist “troll” for suggesting during oral arguments this week that sections of the Voting Rights Act are the “perpetuation of racial entitlement.”

“I think he does know how that sounds,” Maddow, who was present at the oral arguments, said. “That’s the neat thing about being there in person. You can see, oh, actually he’s a troll. He’s saying this for effect. He knows it’s offensive, and he knows he’s going to get a gasp from the courtroom, which he got, and he loves it. He’s like the guy on your blog comment thread who is using the n-word. ‘Oh, it made you mad? What if I say this, does it make you mad? Did it make you mad? Did it make you mad?’ He’s that guy.”

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