Usually you don’t respond to an extortion threat by saying, “I cave.”

Rachel Maddow noted the odd reaction of the MassGOP to the alleged extortion of $1,000,000 by Mark Fisher. Video embedded in post.

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  • Ed Lyons

    What isn’t obvious, I believe, is that there is more than one piece to this. If that’s so, they gave in on one piece in order to get a better outcome on another. For instance, to speculate, the MassGOP might have feared a large damage award, so they relented on ballot access.