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#EndorseThis: Morning Joe’s Scarborough Challenges Trump: Prove You’re Not A Bigot!

“You’re acting like a bush league loser,” Scarborough starts. And it doesn’t get nicer from there.

June 8, 2016
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Endorse This: Trump’s Boorish Behavior ‘Comes With The Dinner’: ‘Morning Joe’

“It’s boorish behavior, you wouldn’t want it occurring to your daughter by a guy, but it’s Donald Trump.”

May 16, 2016
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Endorse This: Trump Tweets Insult To Joe Scarborough Live On Air

Imagine Vladimir Putin in Joe Scarborough’s place — or David Cameron, or Xi Jinping, or Raul Castro, or, for that matter, Mitch McConnell, or Tim Cook, or Ban Ki-moon. Will this man be the executive and diplomatic voice of the federal government?

May 9, 2016
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Endorse This: Morning Joe Crew *Shocked* That Some Trump Supporters Are Racist

This morning, MSNBC’s Morning Joe crew invited director and Hillary Clinton supporter Rob Reiner on for what became a wide-ranging discussion on the media’s role in creating Donald Trump, and the success Trump has had with one formally-marginalized segment of the Republican base. Namely: racists. But when Reiner dared to say that treacherous r-word, the show went […]

May 5, 2016
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Endorse This: Florida Man Won’t Condemn Trump’s Muslim-Hatred

This went on and on, until Gov. Rick Scott actually got politely kicked off the show.

March 10, 2016
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‘Morning Joe’: Yes, I Have Been Tough On Donald Trump!

The ‘Morning Joe’ host hit back at widespread accusations that he and his show had gone easy and helped to facilitate the rise of a political demagogue.

March 1, 2016
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Endorse This: With Friends Like Santorum, Rubio Doesn’t Need Enemies

Santorum endorse Rubio — but also admits, “I guess it’s hard to say there are accomplishments.”

February 4, 2016
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Endorse This: Sarah Palin, Go Home (And Go Away)

The gang on “Morning Joe” all felt very dirty this morning.

January 21, 2016
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Endorse This: Jeb Insists — Hey, George W. Bush Is Really Popular!

Jeb Bush has now been reduced to defending his losing candidacy — by publicly debating the last losing Republican candidate, and to stand up for George W.

January 5, 2016
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When Democracy Becomes Must See TV

Is it even possible for a democratic country to govern itself when news becomes “infotainment,” and infotainment news?

December 16, 2015
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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
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Endorse This: Brace Yourself!

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

May 21, 2015
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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
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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
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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