Eddie Glaude Jr. MSNBC AM Joy 11-22-20
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MSNBC Defends Wright's 'God Damn America!'—Critics Miss the 'Nuance'

November 23rd, 2020 6:57 AM

When it comes to attempting to explain away the unexplainable, nothing's more hackneyed than claiming the offensive statement was "taken out of context." To be sure, Jason Johnson trotted out that excuse while guest-hosting MSNBC's AM Joy Sunday morning. But give Eddie Glaude credit. The frequent MSNBC guest came up with a somewhat more original excuse. Critics of Wright's…

Jason Johnson Jelani Cobb MSNBC AM Joy 11-21-20
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MSNBC: Thanksgiving is 'Colonizer Christmas,' Colonists Were Cannibals

November 21st, 2020 9:32 PM

For purposes of encouraging people not to congregate for Thanksgiving, MSNBC trashes the holiday. AM Joy guest host Jason Johnson says, "I know in my family, I know several people who call it "Colonizer Christmas," because they don't really like the idea of what Thanksgiving represents." And MSNBC contributor and New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb says that "anthropological research suggests" that…

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MSNBC Lets Guest Rant Over MAGA Rally, 'Hope They Get Frostbite'

November 15th, 2020 5:05 PM

On Saturday's AM Joy show, the MSNBC show gave frequent guest and The Nation correspondent Elie Mystal a forum to spew hate for Donald Trump supporters holding a rally in Washington, D.C., as he declared that "I hope they get frostbite," and, invoking Jane Goodall, vaguely likened them to gorillas.

Tiffany Cross MSNBC AM Joy 11-14-20
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MSNBC Host Fantasizes: Trump 'Dragged' Out Like 'Cops' Show

November 14th, 2020 3:00 PM

Guest-hosting MSNBC's AM Joy show, Tiffany Cross fantasizes about President Trump refusing to leave the White House and being "dragged out on the White House lawn like a 1980s 'Cops' episode."

Brittney Cooper MSNBC AM Joy 11-8-20
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MSNBC Guest Warns Biden: 'Pony Up,' Don't Just 'Appease' White People

November 8th, 2020 9:19 PM

Appearing on MSNBC's AM Joy show, Brittney Cooper, a Rutgers professor of women's, gender, and Africana studies, issued a demand coupled with a stark warning to Biden. Her demand: Now it's time to "pony up" with policies and "real investments" for black people who were responsible for his victory [if such it was.] Her warning to Biden: don't "make this about appealing to centrist…

Jonathan Capehart Laurie Garrett MSNBC AM Joy 10-31-20
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MSNBC Uncritically Slobbers Over China's Corona Case Numbers

October 31st, 2020 5:08 PM

Saying he "loves" having her on the show, and calling her a "national treasure," Jonathan Capehart, guest-hosting AM Joy on MSNBC, slobbers over "pandemic expert" Laurie Garrett, who claims that the US yesterday had more coronavirus cases in one day than there have been in all China since the beginning of the pandemic. In doing so, she uncritically accepts statistics from the…

Tiffany Cross William Barber MSNBC AM Joy 10-18-20
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Insane Claims on MSNBC: 45% Americans in Poverty, 25% Die Yearly!

October 18th, 2020 6:15 PM

On MSNBC's AM Joy show, guest host Tiffany Cross says that while Nancy Pelosi and Steve Mnunchin negotiate a new stimulus package, Americans are "starving." Later, the Rev. William Barber claims that 148 million Americans are in poverty, equal to 45% of the population. The real number is about 10%. He also says that even before the pandemic, 250,000 Americans were dying daily. That would be…

Elie Mystal MSNBC AM Joy10-17-20
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MSNBC's AM Joy Show: Pack Supreme Court with 20 New Justices!

October 17th, 2020 11:13 PM

On the AM Joy show, MSNBC regular Elie Mystal recommends packing the Supreme Court with as many as 20 additional Justices. He laughably claims that this would depoliticize the Court and lead to more moderate decisions.

Jonathan Capehart Stuart Stevens MSNBC AM Joy 10-10-20
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MSNBC Uncovers a Communist: Republican Senator Mike Lee!

October 10th, 2020 8:32 PM

MSNBC AM Joy guest host Jonathan Capehart says he invited Stuart Stevens of the Lincoln Project on the show to discuss the tweet by Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT], in which he said, "Democracy isn’t the objective; liberty, peace, and prosperity are. We want the human condition to flourish. Rank democracy can thwart that." Lee's point is that the United States is not a pure democracy, it is…

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MSNBC Host Hails Rapper on SNL Trashing Kentucky AG as 'Sellout Negro'

October 4th, 2020 1:55 PM

Guest hosting MSNBC's AM Joy show this morning, Maria Teresa Kumar hailed the "powerful message" that Megan Thee Stallion delivered on SNL last night about Daniel Cameron, the black Kentucky Attorney General overseeing the Breonna Taylor case. Said MTS: "Daniel Cameron is no different than the sellout Negroes that sold our people into slavery."

Tiffany Cross Elie Mystal MSNBC AM Joy 9-26-20
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MSNBC Attacks ACB: 'Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, Hypocrite'

September 26th, 2020 1:19 PM

On MSNBC's AM Joy show, guest host Tiffany Cross calls Amy Coney Barrett a "wolf in sheep's clothing."  And frequent MSNBC commentator and writer at The Nation repeatedly calls her a "hypocrite." 

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NBC 'Historian' Tells Leftists How to Sell 'Court Packing' Scheme

September 20th, 2020 6:09 PM

On Saturday's AM Joy show on MSNBC, NBC News presidential historian Michael Beschloss sounded more like a partisan Democratic activist than an allegedly neutral analyst as he fretted that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had "stolen" a Supreme Court seat from President Barack Obama, and that President Donald Trump might steal the Ruth Bader Ginsburg seat, as the NBC News analyst…

Joy Reid Amy Klobuchar MSNBC AM Joy 9-19-20
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Joy Reid: Pack SCOTUS, Kill Filibuster, Make DC & Puerto Rico States

September 19th, 2020 2:28 PM

Joy Reid reclaimed her spot today as host of AM Joy, the MSNBC show she left in favor of hosting a weekday primetime slot on the network. Reid, having big-footed the aspirants to her host chair, had an urgent message for Democrats: threaten, and exact, retaliation on Republicans should they manage to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. Reid raised the…

Jonathan Capehart Dan Rather MSNBC AM Joy 9-13-20
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Dan Rather Sees 'Danger' That Trump Wins, 'Freedom and Democracy' Lose

September 13th, 2020 2:46 PM

Appearing on MSNBC's AM Joy show, Dan Rather says the election is a choice between "white supremacy," and "freedom and democracy." He tells guest host Jonathan Capehart that it is "very realistic" to be afraid that President Trump will win. When talk turns to an allegation by a Department of Homeland Security "whistleblower" that he was pressured to downplay facts that President…