In plain English, a political hack (playing the role of a journalist) at MSNBC gets a pass when comparing President Trump's new White House Communications Director, Scaramucci, to the murderous gangster, John Gotti. How Un-Liberal of him.
If that name sound familiar, it should. Vito, a person considered the right hand man to the chief executive officer of the State of New York, had a cousin named Paul Castellano.
Paul Castellano, better known in New York mobster circles as "Big Paulie," headed the Gambino crime family, "the nation's most powerful, influential, richest, largest, successful, prominent, dangerous, and feared Mafia family.
So, 'Big Paulie's' Cousin Vito, lands a position working as, what some cautious critics might describe, marionette-master of New York State's Governor Mario Cuomo, and no one sees the slightest speck of conflict?* In today's world, mouthpieces at MSNBC, and other fake news media probably would have been a bit more discreet using those inflammatory Mafia/mobster comments. They say