Thursday, November 26, 2015
Morning Joe

Endorse This: ‘Morning Joe’ Vs. Ben Carson

Scarborough: “You’re lying, and you need to come out front, and you need to admit it — because it’s only gonna get worse from here.”

November 9, 2015

Lindsey Graham: ‘How Am I Losing To These People?’

Graham delivered a Don Rickles-style take on the major players in the presidential campaign — and a Rodney Dangerfield perspective on his own campaign.

October 26, 2015
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks on "Face the Nation" with John Dickerson, in Washington

Weekend Reader: ‘Killing The Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot To Derail Hillary And Hijack Your Government’

My instincts told me that if we just gave the Hillary email story another poke or two, the whole house of cards would collapse.

October 4, 2015

‘Stuff Happens’: Jeb And Trump Talk Down Gun Control

The two biggest-name Republican candidates clearly don’t like each other very much, but they do appear to agree on one thing: There’s nothing more we can do about mass shootings.

October 2, 2015

Ramos 1, Trump Zee-ro

Trump is entertaining if you can ignore that he wants to be leader of the free world. He’s funny if you think racism and misogyny are great punchlines. If you’re not on board with that, you may think Trump deserves the toughest of questions, the ones Ramos wants to ask.

August 27, 2015

Clinton Emails: Is This Watergate? Or Just Another Whitewater?

Obscured by sensational and often stupid media coverage, the fundamental facts are simple. There is no evidence that Hillary Clinton violated any rule or law in her use of a private email server, however badly advised.

August 20, 2015
Photo: Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump for the start of the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland, Ohio, August 6, 2015. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder)

Trump: Megyn Kelly Should Apologize To Me — And I’m The ‘Pure’ One

Trump also described Kelly’s question to him about past misogynistic comments as “gibberish” and “her stupid question.”

August 10, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Trump Getting Positive Coverage — On Rape Allegation?

It took a while, but Donald Trump has finally gotten hit by a story that is actually eliciting some sympathetic commentary in the media — unfortunately, it’s the past allegation of spousal rape.

July 29, 2015

Trump: I’ll Win The Hispanic Vote — Thousands Of Them Work For Me!

” I have hundreds and hundreds of Mexicans working for me. I *love* Mexican people. I love their spirit.”

July 15, 2015

Endorse This: Thanks For Your Opinion, Haley Barbour!

The gang on Morning Joe asked former Mississippi governor and onetime RNC chairman Haley Barbour how he feels about his home state’s own flag and its prominent Confederate emblem. See what happened when they tried to get a straight answer from him.

June 23, 2015

Endorse This: Romney vs. Hillary — Really?

Watch Mitt’s take on Clinton’s speech — and afterwards, you might just want to go out and buy a latte.

June 15, 2015

Endorse This: Brace Yourself!

Watch a morning news show shamelessly devolve into a 4th grade classroom.

May 21, 2015

What I Learned On ‘Morning Joe’ Today

There is simply no possibility that Joe, who generously noted that we are “friends” before I left the set, believes I called him “a Nazi” or would ever do so.

May 20, 2015

Endorse This: Mika Brzezinski Knows How To Roll

Watch the priceless reaction from Mika Brzezinski on “Morning Joe,” after Piers Morgan said that men don’t want to take paternity leave.

May 7, 2015
Hillary Clinton

On ‘Morning Joe’: High (GOP) Anxiety About Hillary Clinton

Denigrating Hillary Clinton makes the right feel a little better about 2016. For now.

February 24, 2015

WATCH: Joe Conason Discusses Clinton’s Future On ‘Morning Joe’

National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason discussed Hillary Clinton’s political future, during a Friday morning appearance on Morning Joe. Video of the segment is below, via MSNBC:

August 1, 2014
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Congratulations, Chelsea! A New Conspiracy Is Born

With the happy news that Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky expect their first child later this year, the Clinton family can anticipate warm good wishes from most Americans – and a less uplifting response from all of the usual suspects. The inane but mostly harmless speculation from the pundit class already has begun. How will […]

April 19, 2014

Joe Conason Discusses Poverty On ‘Morning Joe’

The National Memo Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason discussed poverty in the United States on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today. Joe joined Dr. Cornel West, Tavis Smiley, Howard Dean, and the hosts to examine inequality, Occupy Wall Street, the economy, and the poor U.S. population. Watch the clip here: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news […]

October 11, 2011

Joe Conason On Morning Joe

The National Memo’s Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason talked about President Obama’s jobs speech, his prospects for re-election, and more on MSNBC’s Morning Joe today: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

September 12, 2011

National Memo Editor-in-Chief On Morning Joe

The National Memo’s Editor-in-Chief Joe Conason talked default and Grover Norquist with Howard Dean, Sam Stein of the Huffington Post, and the rest of the crew on MSNBC’s Morning Joe just now: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

July 22, 2011
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