David Ignatius MSNBC Morning Joe 3-9-23

Was This Journalist Talking About Fox News—Or Joe Scarborough?

March 9th, 2023 3:20 PM

On Morning Joe, discussing revelations that Fox News people said critical things in private about Trump, but something very different on the air, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius says: "You have a sense that, like the Republican politicians you and I were talking about, Fox is chasing what it imagines its viewers, the public on the right, want to hear. And that's just…


Morning Joe Blames Paul Pelosi Attack on GOP, 'Trump-Fueled Fascism'

October 31st, 2022 11:10 AM

On Morning Joe, at the end of the first half-hour spent exclusively on discussing the attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband, and blaming it on Trumpism, Mika Brzezinski vows, "we're going to be spending the entire show trying to take a deep dive into this."

David Ignatius MSNBC Morning Joe 4-1-22

Morning Joe's Sudden Respect For Richard Nixon

April 1st, 2022 4:05 PM

File this one under NewsBusters' "Sudden Respect" rubric. Friday's Morning Joe celebrated Richard Nixon! It did so because, in contrast with Trump, Nixon conceded the 1960 presidential election to JFK, despite strong evidence that the results in Illinois and Texas were stolen on behalf of the Democrat. There was even the spectacle of Washington Post's David Ignatius, speaking of Nixon…

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Scarborough: Trump Was Right on Europe's Dependence on Russian Oil

March 10th, 2022 10:13 AM

It was obviously a tough pill -- or shall we say nut -- for Joe Scarborough to swallow. On Wednesday's Morning Joe, the Trump hater par excellence grudgingly admitted that as president, Donald Trump got it right when he chided Angela Merkel over Germany's dependence on Russian oil.


Potty-Mouth: Morning Joe Mentions 'Toilets' 14x in Opening Minutes

February 12th, 2022 7:25 PM

Talk about having a potty mouth! With Joe Scarborough leading the [dis]charge, the Morning Joe crew mentioned "toilets" no fewer than 14 times in its six opening minutes today. We've talked before about Scarborough getting on his "hobbyhorse" and riding a favorite phrase into the ground. But this morning, it's more apt to describe Scarborough mounting his . . . commode. Morning Joe was making…

Katty Kay Joe Scarborough David Ignatius MSNBC Morning Joe 2-3-22

Scarborough Feels Putin's Pain, Paints Ukraine as Potential Aggressor!

February 3rd, 2022 11:18 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough summoned up  sympathy, if not for the devil, at least for Vladimir Putin. Scarborough's argued that we need to respect Russia's need for secure borders, and that "Ukraine is a knife that cuts right into the heart of Russia!" He suggested that we consider how the US would feel if Russia signed a mutual security pact with Mexico.

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Morning Joe: Hard to Subdue Ukraine — People Have a Million Guns!

December 8th, 2021 12:29 PM

On Morning Joe, Washington Post editor/columnist says of a potential invasion of Ukraine ordered by Putin: "He's also going to face a guerrilla warfare, extended partisan warfare in Ukraine. There -- I counted 400,000 people who've received some kind of militia training. There are a million guns floating around Ukraine. I mean, it's a place where it’d be hard to subdue the population…

Print Journalists Throw Kisses Right After Biden UN Speech on MSNBC

September 21st, 2021 11:40 AM

MSNBC launched right out of President Biden’s speech at the United Nations with praise from “objective” newspaper journalists about it hit the “all the right notes,” that “you couldn’t get the words, the sheet of music much better than this.”


MSNBC: Milley Tipping China Sounds Great, Except for the Constitution

September 20th, 2021 4:06 PM

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 people,…


Scarborough Uses Heroes of 9/11 to Boost Biden's Afghanistan Fiasco

September 7th, 2021 9:50 PM

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.


Ignatius: Afghanistan ‘Really Difficult’ for White House Self-Esteem

August 19th, 2021 3:27 PM

Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Thursday, Washington Post columnist and associate editor David Ignatius sympathized with “shell-shocked” White House staffers for which the catastrophe in Afghanistan has “been really, really difficult.” The concern for the emotional well being of top Biden aides came amid discussion of the President’s disastrous ABC interview in which he…


Pathetic Morning Joe Hacks Hide Biden Blunders, Praise 'Strong' Joe

June 15th, 2021 2:14 PM

Despite his multiple gaffes at the G-7 summit in Cornwall, UK, Morning Joe bills President Biden as "calm" and the "strong leader" of the alliance. 

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Morning Joe Hopes COVID Will Stop Trump ‘Interference’ With Govt

October 2nd, 2020 7:00 PM

Apparently shocked and saddened by Thursday night’s breaking news that President Trump tested positive for COVID-19, leftist media hosts began seeking some sort of silver lining in which to take comfort.


Scarborough: If Trump Loses, He Might Commit Treason to Pay Off Debts

September 29th, 2020 11:58 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough alleges that if President Trump loses re-election, he might sell the "crown jewels" of US intel in order to pay off his business debts. He based this on a chat with his brother-in-law Mark Brzezinski, a former Obama campaign adviser, and Biden fundraiser!