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…

Willie Geist Yamiche Alcindor MSNBC Morning Joe 8-18-21

Alcindor on Afghanistan: Biden 'Not Running Away From Responsibility'

August 18th, 2021 8:57 AM

On Tuesday's Morning Joe, after Willie Geist pressed Yamiche Alcindor hard, twice asking whether the Biden administration understood the gravity of the Afghanistan situation, Alcindor, of PBS and MSNBC, responded: "I think it’s been very clear to me in talking to White House officials that they understood the gravity. This is a 20-year war spanning multiple presidencies. And…


NBC's Engel Blasts Biden: 100 Times Worse than Saigon

August 17th, 2021 12:20 PM

In all my many years of blogging MSM outbursts against Republican presidents, I've never seen anyone angrier Richard Engel about Biden's Afghanistan fiasco. Well, there was Keith Olbermann. But for present purposes, let's leave aside the clinically disturbed. In a piece with which Morning Joe opened today's show, Engel absolutely unleashed on the Biden administration. Rolling heartbreaking…

Mika Brzezinski Adrienne Elrod MSNBC Morning Joe 8-16-21

MSNBC Hack on Afghanistan: Biden Couldn't Foresee, 'Boxed In' By Trump

August 16th, 2021 11:30 AM

Today's Morning Joe offered the spectacle of a stunning contrast between two Democrats, one principled, the other totally cynical, on the issue of Biden's Afghanistan fiasco. On the one hand, Mika Brzezinski. As anti-Trump as ever, but passionately blaming Biden for "leaving to die" Afghans who had helped America. Mika also said that as much as Trump can be blamed, ultimately, "Joe Biden made…

Joe Scarborough James Stavridis MSNBC Morning Joe 8-13-21

Afghanistan: Scarborough Scoffs At Biden Aide's 'No Abandonment' Claim

August 14th, 2021 10:23 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough scoffs at the claim by Biden's State Department spokesman who said of Afghanistan that "this is not abandonment. This is not an evacuation. This is not the wholesale withdrawal." That's "exactly what it is," retorts Scarborough. And retired Navy Admiral and Supreme Allied Commander Europe James Stavridis says calls the abrupt Biden withdrawal a "very dark moment…

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On MSNBC, Mayor Says 7-Year-Old Kid Cried Happy Tears for Mask Mandate

August 13th, 2021 5:02 PM

On Morning Joe, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, who had obtained a temporary restraining order, blocking Gov. Greg Abbott's order prohibiting schools from mandating masks says, "I had someone tell me yesterday that their seven-year-old daughter cried when she heard the ruling because she felt like finally somebody was caring about them and their health."

Joe Scarborough Willie Geist MSNBC Morning Joe 8-11-21

Scarborough: 'Death Cult' Parents Trust 'Jesus' Instead of Science

August 11th, 2021 3:03 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough says parents who send their children to school without wearing masks because they believe "Jesus" will protect them are members of a "death cult."

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Unhinged Morning Joe: DeSantis a Covid 'Criminal'

August 10th, 2021 1:05 PM

Morning Joe on Tuesday ripped into Ron DeSantis for perceived Covid sins. Washington Post editor and MSNBC analyst Eugene Robinson said Republican Florida Governor DeSantis' prohibition of localities mandating masks, and talk of withholding the pay of school officials who try to mandate them, was "criminal." Mike Barnicle passionately agreed, saying…

Mika Brzezinski MSNBC Morning Joe 8-9-21

Hateful Mika LIES, Trashes ‘DeSantis Variant’ Governor as ‘Death Cult'

August 9th, 2021 11:20 AM

After prolonged exposure to Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski has come down with a bad case of the Scarborough sickness: that of endlessly repeating a phrase. We've seen multiple flare-ups of poor Joe's affliction. With Joe away,  Mika jumped on his repetition hobby horse on today's Morning Joe. Her phrase: "death cult." In the opening segment, she used "death cult" no fewer than eight…


Morning Joe Panics Over GOP Voting Reforms ‘Devastating’ Dems in 2022

August 6th, 2021 4:47 PM

Marking the 56th anniversary of passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, on Friday, MSNBC’s Morning Joe pushed the panic button when it came to Republican-backed voting reforms advancing in states across the country and the failure of Democrats in Congress to force through a federal takeover of elections. The hysterical panel feared that GOP legislatures enacting new election laws…


Snob Scarborough Mocks DeSantis Fans: 'Cletus The Slack-Jawed Yokel'

August 5th, 2021 10:30 AM

Was Joe Scarborough ever a good ol' Southern boy, as he still likes to portray himself? In any case, that persona has definitively disappeared. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough exposed himself as the worst kind of condescending Upper West Side snob. The show devoted much of its opening segment to attacking Florida Governor Ron DeSantis over his Covid stance. At one point,…

Andrew Cuomo MSNBC Morning Joe 8-4-21

CNN Buries Andrew Cuomo Scandal And Fails To Mention Bro Chris

August 4th, 2021 10:03 AM

When it came to coverage of the Andrew Cuomo sexual-harrassment scandal, it was a tale of two networks this morning. MSNBC's Morning Joe devoted its entire first half-hour to covering the story in all its lurid detail. And CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, who advised brother Andrew during the scandal, was referenced no fewer than nine times. Meanwhile, over on CNN's New Day, the Cuomo segment was…

Mika Brzezinski  Joe Scarborough MSNBC Morning Joe 8-3-21

Morning Joe Rips 'Ridiculous' Teachers Union for Rejecting Vax Mandate

August 3rd, 2021 3:45 PM

With Joe Scarborough leading the charge, Morning Joe absolutely tore into the New York teachers union today for its rejection of a vaccine mandate for teachers. Scarborough called the union's position "ridiculous," and accused the unions of "whining" for months that they couldn't return to classrooms until there was a vaccine, but now that vaccines are available, rejecting the mandate.

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Morning Joe Absurdity: The Latest DeSantis COVID Stance Is 'Socialism'

August 2nd, 2021 4:18 PM

Morning Joe regular Dave Aronberg, the Palm Beach County State Attorney, twice claimed today that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's stance on Covid constitutes—of all things—"socialism."