MSNBC: System 'Designed' to Put Minorities 'At High Risk to Be Killed'
There was a very surprising twist in the dicussion of the Breonna Taylor case on today's Morning Joe. It started in predictable fashion. "Civil rights lawyer" Maya Wiley said: "The problem that we have here is that the system is working the way it’s designed to work. Which puts black people, which puts Latinos, which puts Native Americans at very high risk of being killed."…
Scarborough Mounts Hobby Horse Again with Word o' the Day: 'Fascist'
Somebody call the SPCA: Joe Scarborough has yet again ridden a hobbyhorse into the ground! Regular readers of NewsBusters are only too familiar with Scarborough's tiresome habit of fixating on a word, and…
After Sappy CNN Town Hall, Scarborough Hails Biden as 'Political Gold'
Willie Geist and Joe Scarborough, co-anchors of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, were delighted Friday morning when they had the pleasure of covering Thursday night’s CNN presidential town hall drive-in event in Moosic, Pennsylvania, in which Democratic nominee Joe Biden was treated to one gushing softball after another. Scarborough and Geist made sure to fulfill their role as Biden 2020 cheerleaders.
Wrong Narrative: Media Ignore Autistic White Teen Shot by Utah Police
Over the past several days, the media have been displaying a classic example of their double standard in which police shooting stories receive attention. If it bolsters the liberal narrative that police violence is motivated by racism, it is much more likely to receive attention than if a questionable case of police violence involves a white victim.
'Conservative' Scarborough Says 'Working Class' Shouldn't Vote GOP
On Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski quotes from her hubby's latest Washington Post column in which he wrote that "many working-class Americans have been voting against their own economic interests for so long," by which he meant, voting for Republicans. That is a notion popularized in the book What's the Matter with Kansas? by leftist author Thomas…
NASTY Joe Scarborough: Trump 'Wanted to Sit by and Watch People Die'
"Donald Trump says he didn't want Americans to panic. No, he just wanted to sit by and watch them die."
Morning Joe Regular: Preferring Trump on Economy Equals 'Selfishness'
Morning Joe regular and Princeton professor Eddie Glaude Jr. says that people who prefer President Trump "because Joe Biden and the radical left will jeopardize their economic well-being, their 401(k)s and the like" are acting out of "selfishness and self-interest."
Al Sharpton: 'Defund the Police' Is Nonsense for 'Latte Liberals'
On Morning Joe, Al Sharpton expresses opposition to defunding the New York City police, saying it's something for "latte liberals" in the Hamptons. Joe Scarborough grudgingly admits things were safer in NYC under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Willie Geist says he still feels safe in NYC, and that crime statistics are not up -- except for "shootings and murder."
As Polls Tighten, MSNBC Talks Vast Right-Wing Media 'Infrastructure'
On Morning Joe, Axios co-founder Jim VandeHei warns of a right-wing media "infrastructure" that is focused on violence in the streets. He warns that its impact could eventually be reflected in the polls.
MSNBC Contributor: No Need for Biden to Fret About Chaos in the Street
Willie Geist suggests to activist Errin Haines that images of violence in the streets is affecting voters, notably those in the suburbs, who don't want that coming to their neighborhoods. He asks how the Biden campaign is doing in responding to the issue. Haines takes it in an entirely different direction, saying that "there is unchecked, rampant violence in the streets of…
Mika Erroneously 'Fact Checks' Mike Pence on Biden Condemning Violence
The very first two words in a video clip of Mike Pence on Wednesday noting that Demcrat presidential candidate Joe Biden did not say one word about the violent rioting were "last week." Got that, Mika? Yet those two words somehow did not register with her or, more likely, were inconvenient for Mika Brzezinki's Morning Joe "fact check" on Thursday that Joe Biden did indeed…
Morning Joe Democrat: Riots Just an 'Excuse' to Vote for Trump
On Morning Joe, Princeton professor Eddie Glaude Jr. says that riots are just an "excuse" for people to vote for President Trump: "they already wanted to."
Scarborough Savages Melania as 'Shameless' Over Trump Tweets
On Morning Joe, a hate-fueled Joe Scarborough slams First Lady Melania Trump as "shameless, absolutely shameless" for having criticized, in her speech at the second night of the RNC convention, people who are mean on social media, while she did not criticize President Trump's past tweets about Mika and Joe.
MSM: RNC Speakers 'Cranks and Misfits,' Biden/Harris 'Super-Centrist'!
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough calls the speakers at the opening night of the RNC convention "cranks and misfits." On CNN's New Day, a Yahoo News "reporter" calls Joe Biden and Kamala Harris "super-centrist."