Chris Hayes, political editor at The Nation, guest hosted The Rachel Maddow Show last night, and unleashed this terrific segment:

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Even for a cynic like me, it’s truly astonishing what’s going on in D.C. right now.

Congress is fresh off a decision not to do anything to spare their grandchildren the ravages of climate change. Despite the rhetoric, this decision was driven by the imperative to protect wealthy status quo incumbents. Money talks. Screw the grandchildren.