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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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Scarborough Mercilessly Mocks Olbermann: Delusions of Talking Nazi Tomatoes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:00am 12/14/2016 at 10:00am

Some feuds die hard. Joe Scarborough and Keith Olbermann have one going back to at least 2008, with another flare-up in 2012. Scarborough’s got the bigger mic now, and he wielded it on today’s Morning Joe to mercilessly mock Olbermann as someone suffering from delusions of Nazi tomatoes that talk to him.

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Scarborough Blasts Bolton as Dep SecState, Blames ‘Neo-cons, Sheldon Adelson’ For Boosting Him

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 8:30am 12/13/2016 at 8:30am

“Absolute disaster”: that’s how Joe Scarborough described the prospect of John Bolton serving as Deputy Secretary of State on today’s Morning Joe.

Scarborough blamed “neo-cons” for boosting Bolton, singling out Sheldon Adelson. Said Scarborough: “he needs to tell Sheldon Adelson, sorry, I love you buddy, and I’ll play blackjack out at your...

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Jennifer Rubin: Trump’s nominees are “ignoramuses, billionaires and a few generals”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 1:15pm 12/11/2016 at 1:15pm

Jennifer Rubin is the Washington Post‘s “right” columnist, though many people would dispute that designation.

Rubin has made no secret of her Trump hatred, which came through today on MSNBC.

Rubin branded several of Trump’s cabinet and high level nominees “ignoramuses.”

“I wish I could say that Ben Carson is the only person who...

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Slate Columnist: Trump Will Turn America Into ‘Racist Police State’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:00am 12/10/2016 at 7:00am

Guess the Chris Hayes contingent missed the memo from President Obama about giving Trump a chance . . . The topic on Hayes’ MSNBC show last night was Trump’s thank-you tour of states that had supported him. Hayes kicked things off by making a thinly-veiled Hitler allusion, saying the Trump rallies...

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Mika Brzezinski: Clinton Campaign Tried To Get Me ‘Pulled Off Air’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10:00am 12/9/2016 at 10:00am

And people fret about Trump trying to control the press? Now we learn about the kind of paranoid control freaks running the Clinton campaign.

Mika Brzezinski made a stunning revelation on today’s Morning Joe. Mika, a loyal Democrat, said that after she warned that the Clinton campaign was perhaps being arrogant in assuming that...

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Dem Senator Threatens: Pruitt-EPA Confirmation Hearings Will Have ‘Razor-blade Sharp Edges’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/8/2016 at 2:30pm

My, my: such a violent metaphor. Aren’t the Dems the peace ‘n love party? On MSNBC today, regarding the nomination of Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator, Dem Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts threatened “a confirmation hearing that has razor-blade sharp edges.”

To which guest-host Peter Alexander stunningly responded: “as the Sierra Club...

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Scarborough: Never Trumpers Saying ‘Wow,’ Wouldn’t Have Gotten These Nominations with Jeb or Marco

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:00am 12/8/2016 at 10:00am

Donald Trump’s nominations have turned out to be a pleasant surprise for some of his biggest conservative critics. That was Joe Scarborough’s take on today’s Morning Joe. From James Mattis at Defense, to John Kelly at DHS, and now to EPA foe Scott Pruitt . . . at EPA, the President-elect...

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Morning Joe’s Surprising Support for Trump’s China Move: A Way to Get ‘Leverage’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 8:30am 12/5/2016 at 8:30am

The American foreign-policy establishment is wringing its collective hands over Donald Trump’s phone conversation with the President of Taiwan, and his subsequent tweet in which he took China to task for its currency devaluation, tariffs on American products, and military build-up in the South China Sea.

But there was some surprising support...

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Elizabeth Warren has become a laugh line (even at MSNBC and CNN)

http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2016/11/30/cooper-corners-senator-warren-your-message-not-resonating
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8:30pm 12/2/2016 at 8:30pm
http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2016/11/30/cooper-corners-senator-warren-your-message-not-resonating

Elizabeth Warren is going deeper and deeper off the deep end since Trump won.

Her already hyperbolic threats have done intergalactic, bringing even Mika Brezinski to say enough already, as Mark reported recently Mika Shockingly Scorches Elizabeth Warren: ‘Tired of this Act,’ ‘Shrill, Almost Unhinged’:

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Mika Shockingly Scorches Elizabeth Warren: ‘Tired of this Act,’ ‘Shrill, Almost Unhinged’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 8:34am 11/29/2016 at 8:34am

Early in this presidential election cycle, Mika Brzezinski was a big Elizabeth Warren booster, repeatedly urging the Massachusetts senator to throw her hat into the ring. So it was nothing short of stunning to see Brzezinski go on a blistering attack against Warren on today’s Morning Joe.

The segment began with a...

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Wow! MSNBC Anchor Defends Trump Pick of School-Choice Advocate as SecEd

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 11:30am 11/24/2016 at 11:30am

Something to give—surprised—thanks for this morning: an MSNBC anchor staunchly defending school choice and Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education . . . while ably and aggressively arguing the issues with the head of America’s biggest teachers’ union!

Stephanie Ruhle is the MSNBC anchor in question, and she took on Randi...

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Matthews: ‘Dog-Train Trump—If He Poops in Hall, His Nose Goes in It’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 21, 2016 at 9:11pm 11/21/2016 at 9:11pm

Imagine if just after the 2008 election, a conservative pundit had said this of President-elect Obama: “how do you dog-train Obama? I mean it tough. Dog train. If he poops in the hall, you make his nose go in it.” Western civilization as we know it might have ended right there.

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Morning Joe Continues Anti-Rudy Rampage: Off Camera, People Say He’s ‘a Few Steps Slower’ Mentally

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 21, 2016 at 8:30am 11/21/2016 at 8:30am

Last week, we reported on Morning Joe ripping the notion of Rudy Giuliani as Secretary of State, with Joe Scarborough saying “he’s temperamentally not qualified to be, and he’s not qualified to be it based on any experience or training or any contacts.”

This morning, the show was still on its anti-Rudy...

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