John Kerry Asks Media to Stop Giving 'Equal Time or Equal Balance' to 'Absurd' Tea Party Ideas (Video)

Senator John Kerry (who served in Vietnam) called on media to stop giving "equal time or equal balance" to Tea Party ideas that people like him consider "absurd" and "not factual." From Friday's MSNBC's Morning Joe. The comment comes in at the 2:15 mark

KERRY: And what we had was a group of people who are completely unaware or didn’t care about the consequences of their actions. They were actually arguing for a default which would have been even more catastrophic with respect to what’s happening in Europe and what’s happening here at home now. So we have to break that, and I have to tell you.