Rachel Maddow’s Salute to Barney Frank

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), who announced his retirement on Monday, appeared on “The Rachel Maddow Show” tonight, but the highlight may have been Maddow’s reel of some of the more memorable moments from his career. Included is an infamous clip in which he confronts a questioner at a health care forum with the answer, “What planet are you from?” Asked which of his achievements he is most proud, Frank put coming out in the mid-1980s atop the list, the first congressman to do so.

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