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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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Valerie Jarrett exit interview: Republicans refused to do ‘What’s Good for the Country’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 9:15pm 1/9/2017 at 9:15pm

You might think that the Obama administration would be gracious on its way out the door. Fuggedaboutit.

Valerie Jarrett—asked by Greta Van Susteren during her inaugural MSNBC show this evening—what was her biggest surprise during her eight years in the White House, gave a nasty, partisan response.

Said the senior adviser to President...

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Santelli Calls Out Andrea Mitchell: ‘On Election Night, I Never Saw You So Unhappy’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 11:30am 1/8/2017 at 11:30am

Rick Santelli, the CNBC analyst whose glorious rant led to the creation of the Tea Party movement, created another memorable TV moment today.

On Meet the Press, reacting to reports that the Russians were happy on Election Night because Trump won, Santelli said to Andre Mitchell: “on Election Night, I never saw...

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Joy Reid Guest: Trump ‘Pushing Nation to Constitutional Crisis of Unprecedented Magnitude’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/7/2017 at 7:00pm

Appearing on Joy Reid’s MSNBC show, intelligence and national security commentator Malcolm Nance said this morning that Donald Trump is “pushing this nation to a constitutional crisis of unprecedented magnitude.” Nance accused Trump of working “in the interest of a hostile nation and supporting, to a certain extent, a hostile...

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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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Greta Van Susteren Moves to MSNBC, Host New Show

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 9:30pm 1/5/2017 at 9:30pm

NBC/MSNBC continues to grab Fox News people. Former host Greta Van Susteren will join the network only a few days after Megyn Kelly announced her new shows and roles at NBC:

“I’m thrilled to start my next chapter at MSNBC,” Van Susteren said. “The network is the right destination for the smart...

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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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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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Former Obama Aide: Trump ‘Very Reminiscent of Cross-Burning on Your Lawn, KKK’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/1/2017 at 2:30pm

A former Obama White House adviser to President Obama, Karine Jean-Pierre, said this morning that “the thing about Donald Trump is that he is the known. He is, it is very reminiscent of cross-burning in front of your house. Of the KKK.”

Jean-Pierre made her outrageous remark in response to a question...

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Worst of MSNBC New Year’s Weekend Marathon

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 10:30am 12/31/2016 at 10:30am
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I have a dirty little secret — I’ve been watching MSNBC since the election.

It’s just so glorious to see them suffer.

Is that bad of me?

The Free Beacon posted the other day a supercut of the Worst of MSNBC 2016.

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Worst Chris Matthews TV Spots in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 30, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/30/2016 at 5:30pm

Newsbusters has released its top ten worst Chris Matthews moments in 2016. Here are a few chosen for the top ten:

Matthews called Cuban dictator Fidel Castro a romantic figure and folk...

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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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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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