Morning Joe Blames Trump Administration for Inhumane Border Conditions
July 2nd, 2019 11:24 AM
Conservative journalists have been reporting for years about the humanitarian crisis that illegal immigration has caused. For months, Republicans in Congress have been pushing for additional funding to address the crisis at the border, consistently shot down by their colleagues on the other side of the aisle. In the last few weeks, however, Democrats and their allies in the media have finally…
Left Attacks Economist Art Laffer as 'Kook,' 'Destructive' Force
June 20th, 2019 5:29 PM
President Donald Trump infuriated the left again on June 19, when he awarded supply-side economist Arthur Laffer the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The left’s reaction was predictably vicious. An MSNBC analyst called Laffer one of the most “destructive forces” in economics since Herbert Hoover. New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait minced no words about his anger over…
Can We Trust Experts?
July 25th, 2018 5:47 PM
Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers predicted that if Donald Trump were elected, there would be a protracted recession within 18 months. Heeding its experts, a month before the election, The Washington Post ran an editorial with the headline “A President Trump Could Destroy The World Economy.” Steve Rattner, a Democratic financier and former head of the National Economic Council,…
MSNBC SHOCK: Predicts Trump ‘Landslide’ Due to 3.9% Unemployment, NK
May 4th, 2018 10:14 AM
The unemployment rate dropped below 4 percent for the first time since 2000, prompting analysts to call it a “wow” number. It also provoked a surprising election analysis from MSNBC Morning Joe contributor Donny Deutsch on May 4.
Morning Joe Promotes Companies Supporting Gun Control, Bashes FedEx
February 28th, 2018 12:17 PM
On Wednesday, panelists on MSNBC’s Morning Joe shamelessly plugged companies who have reneged on their discount arrangements for NRA members in the wake of the revitalized gun control debate.
De Blasio's Morning Joe Howler: We'll Tax the Rich to Restore Subways
January 20th, 2018 4:42 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio played make-believe during his Wednesday Morning Joe appearance, and everyone else present let him do so without challenge. Hizzoner's deepest dive into fantasyland was his contention that he can raise the money needed to repair and improve Gotham's decrepit subway system by "taxing millionaires and billionaires," which would only…
Morning Joe Promotes 'Girther' Conspiracy Theory
January 17th, 2018 3:16 PM
On Wednesday’s Morning Joe, co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski sunk to a new low by promoting an Internet conspiracy theory claiming that White House physician Ronny Jackson lied to reporters on Tuesday when he announced the results of Trump’s physical exam. For his part, Scarborough questioned not only Jackson’s report of Trump’s weight, but also the doctor…
Morning Joe: Trump Nominating Too Many ‘Young’, ‘White’, ‘Male’ Judges
January 2nd, 2018 3:36 PM
On Tuesday’s Morning Joe, economic analyst Steve Rattner used a series of charts and graphs to deliver a supposedly straight, facts-oriented report about President Trump’s federal judicial nominations to date. However, Rattner could not help but devolve into standard left-wing talking points impugning Trump as a racist patriarch looking to deliberately exclude non-whites and women…
Furious Joe: Fox News Trying to Create Another ‘Timothy McVeigh’
December 18th, 2017 4:53 PM
On Monday’s Morning Joe, co-host Joe Scarborough and his band of liberal misfits devoted a full segment of the show’s second hour to accusing Fox News journalists of trying to “inspire hatred that will lead to the killing of Americans.” How is Fox supposedly doing this? Well, in the minds of Scarborough and his fellow MSNBC pundits, Fox News hosts and guests who have…
HuffPo's Stein: Clintons Need to Win Lotto to Compete With Koch Bros
January 27th, 2015 3:12 PM
Appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Tuesday, Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein worried that the Clinton political machine would be unable to compete with funding from Charles and David Koch during the 2016 presidential campaign: "I mean, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton will be scratching lotto tickets, I think, for the next week just trying to catch up with the $889 million that the…
Scarborough Says Cop Would Shoot Him If He Behaved Like Michael Brown
November 26th, 2014 7:10 PM
During Wednesday's edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe program, Joe Scarborough asserted that if he behaved like 18-year-old Michael Brown did during the August 9 incident in Ferguson, Mo., a police officer would have reacted the same way Darren Wilson did even though the co-host is “a white guy.”
“There are two criminal justice systems in America,” Scarborough claimed…
Gene Robinson: Impact of Released Taliban Likely 'Negligible
June 5th, 2014 9:21 AM
Q. When it comes to the release of five of the worst of the worst Gitmo detainees, what does Eugene Robinson know that the Pentagon doesn't? A. That President Obama must be defended at all costs and in every circumstance.
How else to explain his mind-boggling claim on today's Morning Joe that the impact on the war of the release of five senior Taliban officials would likely be…
Mika Recruits Rattner To 'Root' For Elizabeth Warren
December 16th, 2013 10:06 AM
In her continuing campaign to promote Elizabeth Warren's presidential prospects, Mika Brzezinski has attempted to recruit an unlikely ally: Steve Rattner.
Rattner--President Obama's former "car czar"--is an investment manager and what passes for a moderate in the modern Dem party. The notion that he would support leftist Elizabeth Warren in a Dem primary is far-…
Manchin Mocks Obama's Failure To Communicate: 'I'm Sure He's Very Busy
November 14th, 2013 11:36 AM
A President can deal with being disliked, even despised, by his opponents. But when he becomes a laughingstock among his own supposed supporters . . .
On today's Morning Joe, Dem Sen. Joe Manchin openly mocked President Obama's failure to communicate with Congress. Asked by Joe Scarborough whether the President is disconnected from the Senate and House, Manchin…