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Barnicle Gossips: On Foreign Policy, ‘Nikki Haley Makes Sarah Palin Sound Like Henry Kissinger’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 11:30am 1/19/2017 at 11:30am

Mike Barnicle might not bring much to the table, but he is still capable of passing along nasty remarks by unnamed sources. On today’s Morning Joe, discussing Nikki Haley’s preparations for her confirmation hearing as UN Ambassador, Barnicle said, “I was told by somebody within the world of diplomacy and international...

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Morning Joe: Obama Like Jackie Robinson, MLK, ‘One of Great Presidents We’ve Ever Had’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 11:30am 1/18/2017 at 11:30am

Assessing President Obama’s legacy, the panelists on today’s Morning Joe seemed in competition to outdo each other with misplaced praise.

Historian David Maraniss led off, calling Obama “the Jackie Robinson of American electoral politics.”

Next up was Joe Scarborough, who upped the ante by placing Obama in the same category as Martin...

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Mika: MSM Makes Democrats ‘Sound Great, Makes Republicans Sound Like Complete — ‘

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 10:00am 1/17/2017 at 10:00am

Mika Brzezinski is an unabashed liberal, someone who pushed Elizabeth Warren to run for president and subsequently became a Bernie Sanders fan. But she has also proved herself willing to criticize her own, be they politicians or, as this morning, fellow members of the MSM.

On today’s Morning Joe, Brzezinski first criticized...

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Scarborough: Trump Will Blow GOP Apart—W Last Republican Prez

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 16, 2017 at 11:30am 1/16/2017 at 11:30am

Is the party—the Republican party, that is—over? That’s what Joe Scarborough is predicting. On today’s Morning Joe, Scarborough surmised that “Donald Trump, by the end, will blow apart the Republican party” and that people are “going to look at George W. Bush as the last Republican president.”

Scarborough depicted Trump as...

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Katy Tur: Trump Tried to Pull Me Onstage To Wave Like ‘a Wife or Something’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:00am 1/13/2017 at 10:00am

Of all the reporters with whom Donald Trump sparred during his campaign, a favorite target was NBC’s Katy Tur. Trump called Tur out by name more than once, as here and here.

So it was fascinating to hear Tur, appearing on today’s Morning Joe, report that Trump was very friendly to her...

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Scarborough on Cory Booker Grandstanding: ‘Irked’ Dem Senators Wanted ‘to Drag Him Away’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/12/2017 at 1:00pm

Cory Booker’s shameless gambit of launching his presidential bid by attacking Jeff Sessions has really gotten under this Insurrectionist’s skin. From my Quick Hit of this morning: “I reckon he earned the scorn of many of his fellow Dems for his transparent ploy.”

And so it was gratifying to get confirmation this morning...

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Mika: CNN/Buzzfeed “let their bias get in the way” in running Trump-Russia story

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 9:15am 1/11/2017 at 9:15am

Of all the Morning Joe crew, you might be surprised to learn that it was liberal Dem Mika Brzezinski who this morning took the toughest shots at CNN and Buzzfeed for publishing unverified stories containing salacious allegations regarding Donald Trump’s business dealings with, and personal behavior in, Russia.

Mika also speculated that...

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‘Repulsive’: Scarborough Rips Sean Hannity ‘Bromance’ with WikiLeaks’ Assange

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 10:00am 1/6/2017 at 10:00am

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough ripped as “repulsive” Sean Hannity’s “bromance” with Julian Assange, and more generally criticized the Republican change of heart on Wikileaks.  Background on the evolution of Hannity’s views on Assange here [note: from Daily Beast.]

Scarborough noted that when Wikileaks divulged information about a CIA operation some years...

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Meredith Vieira Shoots Down Criticism of Open Carry Law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/5/2017 at 3:00pm

As soon as Yahoo’s Bianna Golodryga said she didn’t want to “turn political,” you knew that was precisely what she was about to do. But when Golodryga proceeded to criticize the Texas open-carry law this morning, you might be surprised that it was Meredith Vieira who—excuse the expression—shot her down.

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Sen. Manchin Can’t “In Good Conscience” Attend Obamacare Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11:30am 1/4/2017 at 11:30am

Sen. Joe Manchin (W-VA) told Joe Scarborough on Morning Joe that he will not attend a meeting with President Barack Obama to discuss how to save Obamacare:

“No, I’m not. I just can’t, in good conscience, I can’t do it,” he said. “If anyone listened and paid attention to what the American...

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Princeton Prof ‘Struck’ by People Questioning Obama’s Russia Sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 11:30am 1/2/2017 at 11:30am

Whatever happened to those ‘Question Authority’ and ‘Dissent is the Highest Form of Patriotism’ bumper stickers that flourished on liberals’ cars during the dark days of George W.’s administration?

Now, in the waning days of a Dem presidency, a touching trust in the judgment of the president is in evidence on the...

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NBC’s Jansing: Unlike Trump, Obama Decision Making ‘Very Professorial, Thoughtful, In-Depth’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 8:30am 12/28/2016 at 8:30am

Then why did Barack Obama get so many things so wrong? That’s the question that inescapably arises in response to the claim by NBC correspondent Chris Jansing on today’s Morning Joe that Obama’s decision-making style is “very professorial, thoughtful, in-depth.”

Jansing said that Obama and Trump “could not be more different in...

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WaPo’s Richard Cohen Rips Obama’s Failure of Leadership: ‘Waved a Droopy Flag’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 8:55am 12/27/2016 at 8:55am

Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen is no conservative, and certainly no fan of Donald Trump. The headline of a column he wrote during the campaign, after all, was “Trump’s Hitlerian disregard for the truth.”

Which makes his column of today, “Thanks to no-drama Obama, American leadership is gone,” which absolutely rips the...

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Trump to Mika: ‘Let It Be an Arms Race: We Will Outlast, Outmatch them All’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 23, 2016 at 8:30am 12/23/2016 at 8:30am

It was the strangest of settings for some very serious breaking news. There was Mika Brzezinski, cuddled up in her flannels on Morning Joe‘s special Christmas set. In the previous segment, Joe Scarborough had grilled Sean Spicer, whom President-elect Trump yesterday named as his White House spokesman, over Trump’s tweet of...

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Scarborough Warns: Republicans Will Be ‘Wiped Out’ in 2018 if They Go Too Far Right

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 8:33am 12/21/2016 at 8:33am

“There, I said it. Mark it Down. Write it.” That was Joe Scarborough on today’s Morning Joe predicting that Republicans will be “wiped out” in the 2018 elections if they govern as far right as the Trump cabinet selections suggest.

Scarborough drew the analogy to the 1994, and more specifically to the...

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True, Joe, We Can’t Ban Trucks. But We Can Ban the People Who Drive Them

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8:30am 12/20/2016 at 8:30am

In the wake of yesterday’s terror attacks, including the one in Berlin in which 12 people were killed and many more injured, Donald Trump tweeted that the civilized world must “change thinking.”

A disdainful Joe Scarborough reacted on today’s Morning Joe: “I don’t know exactly what the civilized world is going to...

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Barnicle: Obama Had ‘Great’ Presidency ‘With a Few Minor Ripples Like Syria’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 19, 2016 at 8:30am 12/19/2016 at 8:30am

Shades of “other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?” . . . On today’s Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle claimed that Barack Obama had a “great, outstanding” presidency, “with a few minor ripples like Syria.”

So the death of hundreds of thousands of civilians, traceable to Obama’s abandonment of...

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