Ed Schultz: Were Released Gitmo Terrorists Really 'the Absolute Worst?'

June 4, 2014 | 5:57 PM EDT

[For more, see video cross-posted at NewsBusters.] A near hysterical Ed Schultz on Wednesday lashed out at Republicans for questioning the prisoner swap made by President Obama that released five terrorists from Guantanamo Bay. The MSNBC anchor also dismissed GOP concerns as just another attempt to impeach the President. Regarding the top Taliban members who were set free last week, Schultz sanitized, "You mean to tell me we just happen to negotiate away the absolute worst people on the face of the Earth and this is such a bad deal for America?"