Scarborough Compares Youngkin to 'Tyrant' Using 'Anti-Semitism'
On Wednesday morning, there was night and day difference in the way MSNBC and Fox News covered the gubernatorial race in Virginia as Morning Joe bolstered Democratic candidate and ex-Governor Terry McAuliffe as he attacked Republican Glenn Youngkin. Joe Scarborough even went so far as to compare the GOP nominee to an "illiberal tyrant" who is using "anti-Semitism" in his…
Scarborough: On Voting Rights, GOP Like Wallace 'In Schoolhouse Door'
Joe Scarborough has a bad habit of riding verbal hobbyhorses into the ground. As we've often documented, as here and here, once Joe gets what he thinks is a catchy phrase into his noggin, he repeats it—ad nauseum. This morning, Scarborough's hobby horse o' the day was "schoolhouse door," with an explicit reference to George Wallace, who infamously blocked desegregation in such manner.…
Morning Joe Covers for Biden on DOJ Interference, Executive Privilege
On Monday's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough and then Jonathan Lemire [who somehow doubles as a supposedly objective AP "reporter" when he's not spouting liberal opinions as an MSNBC analyst] rushed to Biden's defense after he . Lemire adamantly claimed: "Let's be clear here. This was him uttering his opinion. This is very different than what Donald Trump used to do when he was in…
Morning Joe: Slap Steve Bannon 'In Handcuffs' and Force Him to Testify
On Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle, says he wants to "see Steve Bannon—in handcuffs—brought to the Capitol and forced to testify under oath [before the January 6th committee.] Period!" Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough promptly second Barnicle's suggestion.
On Morning Joe, Lefty Brit Journo Sees 'Beginning of End' for Facebook
Morning Joe today brought on Carol Cadwalladr, an investigative reporter for the left-wing UK paper The Observer. Cadwalladr has been a fierce critic of Facebook. During her MSNBC appearance, she openly rooted for Facebook's demise, saying: "I think, there's some very, very serious trouble coming for Facebook . . . I do think we could be witnessing something of the…
Joe Scarborough Slams 'Bizarre' Release of Sirhan Sirhan and Hinckley
On Tuesday's Morning Joe, Scarborough reacted vehemently to the news that a federal judge has ordered the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr., the attempted assassin of President Reagan. Scarborough was similarly outraged at the recommendation of a California parole board earlier this year to grant parole to Sirhan B. Sirhan, the Palestinian who assassinated Robert F. Kennedy…
Screaming Scarborough Told Dems to Play Hardball With GOP
On Morning Joe, a screaming Joe Scarborough plays the hard-nosed Democrat strategist, telling Dems they need to play hardball with Republicans on raising the debt limit.
Mika Plays Defense As 'Morning Joe' Blasts Biden's French Sub Fiasco
Morning Joe—in the persons of Scarborough, Richard Haass, Anne Gearan, and Willie Geist—tore into Biden's mishandling of the cancellation of Australia's submarine-building contract with France in favor of one with the US. But Biden had one, lonely, backer: Mika Brzezinski. She piped up throughout the long segment, doing her best to defend Biden.
MSNBC: Milley Tipping China Sounds Great, Except for the Constitution
Morning Joe defended General Milley this morning. Promising to tip off China to any attack ordered by President Trump? Why, that's "helpful." Milley "didn't do anything wrong." In fact, "we owe him a debt of thanks!" The only "problem" is that Constitution thingy! Said David Ignatius of the Washington Post: "The problem is, and I think every single thing that was done by those three…
Scarborough Suppresses Most Serious China-Call Allegation About Milley
The most serious charge against General Milley is that, without notifying the President and Commander-in-Chief, Milley agreed to give China advance notice of an impending attack. Yet in defending Milley on Morning Joe today, Joe Scarborough outrageously suppressed any mention of that allegation. Instead he cast Milley as issuing a stern warning to China.
NY Times & MSNBC Agree: Dems’ $2 Trillion Tax Hike Not Enough
On Tuesday, MSNBC’s Morning Joe joined The New York Times in hitting Democrats from the left and whining that the plan by left-wing lawmakers to hike taxes by $2 trillion to fund massive socialist spending was too “moderate.” After hyping a Times article that wailed about the proposed legislation failing to “dent the vast fortunes” of the wealthy, the show’s liberal…
Morning Joe: Wash Post Book Critic Laments Post-9/11 ‘Blood Lust’
Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday, Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada chose to remember September 11th by scolding America for succumbing to “fervor and blood lust” while fighting the war on terror in the two decades since the attack. His way of marking that tragic day was to accuse the nation of racism and following its “lowest impulses.”
Scarborough Uses Heroes of 9/11 to Boost Biden's Afghanistan Fiasco
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough uses the great work of the American military, invokes the spirit of 9/11, and the generosity of Americans welcoming Afghan refugees, to deflect criticism from President Biden over his Afghanistan fiasco. Scarborough says he is "really proud" of America, and offers not a word of blame for Biden.
Morning Joe: Afghan Headlines Will ‘Fade,’ Biden Will Get ‘Credit’
On Wednesday, MSNBC’s Morning Joe was hoping that the Afghanistan catastrophe would “fade from the headlines” just in time for President Biden and the Democratic Party to make a political comeback before the 2022 midterm elections. The liberal wish-casting even went so far as to suggest “more and more people are going to agree with what he did” and eventually give him “credit” for the…