On Sunday's AM Joy, MSNBC contributor and Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin declared that Sarah Huckabee Sanders deserves a "life sentence" of being harassed publicly as she asserted that the White House press secretary "has no right to live a life of no fuss, no muss" because of her negative interactions with the press.
The phony conservative columnist also freaked out over the possibility of abortion being banned, and suggested Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins are "phony pro-choice women" if they vote for President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
After recalling the possibility that the two Republican women would vote for a nominee who speaks generally of upholding previous Supreme Court rulings as precedents, but who may still end up voting to overturn Roe V. Wade, Rubin urged pressure on the two Senators to vote against a Trump pick:
The message to those two women by Democrats by pro-choice women in those two states -- by the entire states of Maine and Alaska -- has to be simple. You vote for this, Ms. Collins, Ms. Murkowski, you have voted to criminalize abortion -- this is on you. And we're not going to accept these nonsense excuses that, 'Well, because he said he was in favor of precedent, this won't count, you can vote for him.' No! It has to be all-out, on the ground in those states.
She then suggested that they may be "phony" in claiming to be "pro-choice" as she added: "Those women Have to be put under a glaring light so that they finally have to make a choice that actually does go against their party. Unless they were just phony pro-choice women all along -- which is distinctly possible."
Later in the show, after claiming that Sanders's criticism of the press amounts to an "incitement to violence," claiming that journalists' "lives are on the line," Rubin recommended that a million protesters should mobilize to intimidate Sanders as well as Senators Collins and Murkowski. Rubin: "I don't think what's most effective is throwing Sarah Huckabee Sanders out of a restaurant. I wouldn't serve her either, frankly, but what's most successful is getting a million people on the street to protest."
Let's get a million people to go to Maine or a million people to go to Alaska and start putting pressure on those Senators. So it's perfectly civil to do that -- no one is telling them to be violent protesters, but we're not going to let these people go through life unscathed. Sarah Huckabee has no right to live a life of no fuss, no muss, after lying to the press -- after inciting against the press. These people should be made uncomfortable, and I think that's a life sentence frankly.