One of the great hypocrisies behind MSNBC’s decline is their willingness to fire liberal hosts for telling the truth while giving corporate favorites and liars like Joe Scarborough and Brian Williams chance after chance.
CNN boss Jeff Zucker told Joe Scarborough to start getting his resume ready after MSNBC’s misguided Republican-centric Beltway chatfest has fallen to fourth place in the cable news morning show ratings.
During Monday’s broadcast of Morning Joe, co-host Joe Scarborough finally relented and said that the “one-two punch” of House Republicans inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak and the sending of a letter to Iran by 47 GOP Senators was a step too far for the party.
During Friday morning’s broadcast of Morning Joe, co-host Mika Brzezinski tried with all of her might to give Jeff Roorda, the business manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association, every opportunity to walk back comments he made to Fox News the previous day about Ferguson protesters wanting “dead cops.”
During a panel discussion on Morning Joe Wednesday morning, co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, along with guest panelist Bill Kristol, came to the defense of the white University of Oklahoma fraternity members who were caught on video singing a racist song.
On Monday morning, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) did what he does best, which is preen for the cameras and make a couple of appearances on cable news shows. McCain made his way over to MSNBC’s studio for an extended sit down with the Morning Joe crew.
During Thursday’s broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough whined about the Authorization for the Use of Military Force that President Obama put forth on Wednesday in regards to the ongoing situation with ISIL in the Middle East.
During Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, co-hosts Mike Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough openly complained about their inability to book likely 2016 Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to appear on the show.
On Thursday afternoon, President Obama sat down for live interviews with three well-known YouTube personalities. As is the case with anything this president does these days, there was immediate criticism from the right.
During an appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Wednesday morning, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told the panel that he knows “it’s constitutional, but the President doesn’t actually have to deliver the speech, he could actually email it out and we could read it.”
During the Monday morning broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough delivered a monologue where he specifically blamed the protests over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner deaths for the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers.
During Monday morning’s episode of Morning Joe, MSNBC contributor Dorian Warren called out the media for not giving proper coverage or discussion over the initiatives laid out by President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder in the wake of high-profile killings by police.