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Why Is This Mook Laughing?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 10:00am 8/24/2016 at 10:00am

On arguably the worst day of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, her campaign manager Robby Mook never stopped laughing and grinning through his Morning Joe appearance. The AP has reported that more than half of the meetings Hillary had as Secretary of State with non-governmental representatives were with people who had donated to the Foundation....

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Hillary Ad Tries to Scare People About Trump: But Will It Backfire?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:30am 8/22/2016 at 11:30am

Will Hillary Clinton’s latest ad, which attempts to scare people about Donald Trump when it comes to national security, actually wind up winning him votes? Today’s Morning Joe opened by playing the ad, which features clips of Trump making various bellicose statements, e.g., “I would bomb the s— out of them.”

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Washington Post’s Robinson: I Feel I Need to Act Like Obama ‘Defense Attorney’ on Iran Ransom

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 10:00am 8/19/2016 at 10:00am

On a certain level, it was refreshing to see an MSM member admit how he sees his role: as that of a “defense attorney” for Barack Obama. On another level, it was disgusting . . . On today’s Morning Joe, during a discussion of the Iran ransom deal in which even...

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Kristol—Trumpism ‘New Low: Third-World, Authoritarian, Populist, Demagogic Politics’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/17/2016 at 2:30pm

Tell us what you really think, Bill . . . Weekly Standard editor William Kristol has been one of Donald Trump’s harshest conservative critics. He really let it hang out on today’s Morning Joe, calling Trumpism “a new low” consisting of “Third-World, authoritarian, populist, demagogic politics.”

Earlier, Kristol sniffed off the significance of the...

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Cokie Roberts: Trump and Those Who Support Him are ‘Morally Tainted’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00am 8/16/2016 at 10:00am

Question for Cokie Roberts and Joe Scarborough: does the name Hillary Clinton ring a bell? On today’s Morning Joe, NPR’s Roberts and Scarborough proclaimed  Donald Trump “morally tainted.” Roberts took it one step further, also declaring “morally tainted” those who support Trump.

Scarborough asked Roberts whether she’d ever seen “a candidate so morally tainted, so...

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Scarborough: Trump Staffers Say He Screams, Never Takes Blame

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 10:00am 8/12/2016 at 10:00am

Some inside baseball from the Trump campaign . . . Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have known Donald Trump for years, and reportedly are in regular contact with members of his campaign staff.  On today’s Morning Joe, Scarborough said that what: “every Donald Trump staffer will tell you is: he n...

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Mika Worries More Hillary Emails Could Cause ‘Epic Implosion’ That Would ‘Bring Down Campaign’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 8:30am 8/11/2016 at 8:30am

A few days ago in our Quick Hits feature, this Insurrectionist wrote “the server is a Sword of Damocles over Hillary’s campaign. Whatever the polls may say, Clinton knows that she is just one disclosure away from disaster.” Has Mika Brzezinski heard the hair holding that Sword start to fray? Today’s ...

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Scarborough Suggests that Trump Has Crossed the Rubicon into ‘Fascism’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 8:30am 8/10/2016 at 8:30am

The opening segment of today’s Morning Joe was one long fusillade against Donald Trump in light of his remark yesterday that there is nothing people could do to stop a President Hillary from abolishing the Second Amendment, “although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is. I don’t know.”

The single harshest criticism came...

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Given What Trump Has ‘Stirred Up,’ NYT Columnist Fears Aftermath If He Loses

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 9:00am 8/9/2016 at 9:00am

Was New York Times columnist Frank Bruni suggesting there could be civil unrest if Donald Trump loses big and bitterly? That seemed a likely implication of his comments on today’s Morning Joe. Bruni said his “fear” is: “what if he goes down big and goes down bitterly? I really worry about the...

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Scarborough: Sources Tell Me #NeverTrump Republicans Will Launch Independent Candidate Today

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 8, 2016 at 9:00am 8/8/2016 at 9:00am

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough said that “I had multiple sources last night telling me that an independent with the backing of a lot of Republican money is going to launch today.” None of the other panelists, including the well-connected Mark Halperin, had heard that.

Scarborough continued: “several good sources told...

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Dump-Trump Mika Tells Republicans: Get Your Heads ‘Out of Something’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 10:00am 8/4/2016 at 10:00am

The liberal establishment has yet to recover from the shock to its delicate sensibilities caused when Donald Trump spoke of Megyn Kelly having blood coming from her “wherever.” But will anyone blink a whatever now that MSM member Mika Brzezinski has told Republicans that they need to “get their heads out of...

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Scarborough: Republicans Are Asking ‘Is Donald Trump a Sociopath?’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 9:00am 8/3/2016 at 9:00am

We reported yesterday on Joe Scarborough’s statement that Republicans, conservatives and so-called right-wing bloggers had been contacting him to ask about Donald Trump’s “mental health.” Scarborough himself called Trump “unhinged.”

Joe took things a significant step farther on today’s Morning Joe, saying that Republicans have been contacting him, asking themselves “is Donald...

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Scarborough: Everybody’s Talking About Trump’s ‘Mental Health’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 8:30am 8/2/2016 at 8:30am

On Morning Joe, in the wake of recent comments by Donald Trump including his criticism of the Gold Star Khan family, Joe Scarborough says that he has been contacted by Republicans, conservatives and what the media would call “right-wing bloggers” to inquire about Trump’s “mental health.” Scarborough says “everybody” is talking...

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Clinton Campaign Continues to Blame Others for Emailing Classified Material to Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 1, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/1/2016 at 12:00pm

As we reported yesterday, in her Fox News Sunday appearance, Hillary Clinton blamed “professionals” on whom she was “entitled to rely” who “made the wrong call” by sending her classified material.

Appearing today on Morning Joe, Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook continued to blame others, whining that the emails containing classified...

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Scarborough: Why Not Hire Hillary, the ‘Brain Surgeon’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 29, 2016 at 9:30am 7/29/2016 at 9:30am

Of all the metaphors he might have picked to praise Hillary Clinton, Joe Scarborough chose the most unfortunate one: that of “brain surgeon.” Because to many people, Hillary brings to mind none other than Nurse Ratched, that cold and domineering figure who subjected one of her charges who wouldn’t fall in...

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Scarborough Gushes Over Obama Speech—Before He Gives It

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:00am 7/27/2016 at 9:00am

Couldn’t Joe Scarborough have waited until after Barack Obama and Joe Biden gave their DNC speeches tonight before he began gushing over them? Apparently not. On today’s Morning Joe, Scarborough, pre-lauding Obama’s speech-to-be, said “you know when you’re watching a great movie . . . and you can see where it’s...

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Scarborough: Michelle Obama Speech ‘Reminded Me of Reagan’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 9:00am 7/26/2016 at 9:00am

Today’s opening segment of Morning Joe was one—long—gush-fest over First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech to the DNC last night. The apotheosis of adulation came from Joe Scarborough, who said that the speech “reminded me of Ronald Reagan.”

Scarborough also had an “America love it or leave it” message for those who think...

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