Monday morning was met with news that two GOP Senators, Jerry Moran of Kansas and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who originally said they would support holding hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland had changed their minds over the weekend. The panelist on Morning Joe were not too happy about this development especially co-host Mika Brzezinski. “They just vomited all over themselves. I’m serious. Just a mess. The entire Republican party,” Brzezinski spewed crassly.
“Just hold the hearing. Seriously? Just hold the hearing. Vote no,” Joe Scarborough insisted. Scarborough said that he used to have respect for Senator Moran when he wanted to hold a confirmation hearing for Garland, but things have changed. The co-host brought the both senator’s convictions into question stating “Be man enough or woman enough to look a guy into the eye [and vote no to him].”
Panelist Willie Geist fawn over how bad the GOP strategy was going to work out for them. “Could they have played into President Obama's hands any better throughout this?” Scarborough agreed with Geist and expressed disbelief about how fast GOP leaders came out against holding hearing, insinuating it was seconds after the discovery of Justice Scalia’s body. “[Adult voice]“Justice Scalia is dead.” [Little kid voice] “We're not providing hearings.” Like I mean, the second after he died. They found his body and they were putting out politicized statements.”
Brzezinski had a few words of warning of the GOP where she tried to impart her endless wisdom. “Keep doing that. Trump will get 1237.” Brzezinski attempted to talk down to the Senators and held aloft her own opinion, and that of other liberal pundits, to be the be-all and end-all of how the whole Garland situation would go. “Keep doing it. Do you need me to tell you this? I feel bad for you, actually, it shouldn't have to come from all of us.”
She also thought that her vomiting retort was so unbelievably insightful and witty that she could not help but repeat it. “Blah, I mean, they’re just vomiting all over themselves.”
April 4, 2016
6:19:16 – 6:20:53 AM Eastern
MIKA BRZEZINSKI: And finally, the uphill climb for President Obama's Supreme Court nominee just got steeper this weekend. Two Republican Senators, Jerry Moran of Kansas and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska revoked their support for confirmation hearings for Judge Merrick Garland, saying they oppose his nomination and see no need for the process to continue.
JOE SCARBOROUGH: Just hold the hearing. Seriously? Just hold the hearing. Vote no.
HAROLD FORD JR.: What is that politics? What…
SCARBOROUGH: Be man enough or woman enough to look a guy into the eye –
FORD: How do you say you want to hold a hearing and then come back and say you don't want to hold a hearing because you would vote no? What wouldn’t say “hold a hearing, I’ll vote no?”
SCARBOROUGH: I actually respected Jerry Moran when he was, you know, saying that he'd actually give him a listen.
FORD Right. Right.
WILLIE GEIST: Could they have played into president Obama's hands any better throughout this?
SCARBOROUGH: Noooo. Oh, no, they couldn't.
BRZEZINSKI: They just vomited all over themselves. I’m serious. Just a mess. The entire Republican party.
SCARBOROUGH: It’s unbelievable. “Justice Scalia is dead.” “We're not providing hearings.” Like I mean, the second after he died. They found his body and they were putting out politicized statements. Later--No.
BRZEZINSKI: Keep doing that. Trump will get 1237.
SCARBOROUGH: From the very beginning they could not have had it worse.
BRZEZINSKI: Keep doing it. Do you need me to tell you this? I feel bad for you, actually, it shouldn't have to come from all of us. Do they not know this, Harold? It's going to be great.
FORD: I don’t get it.
SCARBOROUGH: John Heilemann, when will they ever learn? When will they ever learn?
BRZEZINSKI: Make America great again.
JOHN HEILEMANN: When will they ever learn?
SCARBOROUGH: It’s just dysfunction.
BRZEZINSKI: I mean, they’re just vomiting all over themselves.
SCARBOROUGH: It just points to a lot of dysfunction.