Skip to comments.Mika Rips Crist Switch, Joe Sees More Going Indy
Posted on 08/05/2010 4:39:51 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
Odd bit of role reversal on today's Morning Joe . . .
There was Mika Brzezinski, ripping Charlie Crist as unprincipled for his mid-campaign ditching of the Republican party. Joe Scarborough, a former GOP congressman from the Sunshine State, was in a much more forgiving mood, going so far as to predict that, following in Crist's footsteps, many others would successfully go the independent route.
Mika and Joe's exchange was triggered by the news that Crist's own Lieutenant Governor, Jeff Kottkamp, has endorsed Marco Rubio for Senate.
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Mika rips Crist for switch, Joe sees him as role model. Ping to Today show list.
Getting lectures from Mika on “principles” is like getting diet tips from Michael Moore.
Izzy, IMHO, at least in this case, Mika is standing up for principle, whereas Joe is cynically suggesting that Crist made the right move.
... which makes it about as rare as diet tips from Michael Moore...
Did she say the same thing when Specter jumped the fence?
Did she say the same thing when a democrat jumped the fence?
Or is it just an opportunity to dump on an "R"?
But Izzy, the point is that Crist is no longer an R, and by dumping on him, Mika helps the real R, Rubio.
But you watch the show, so that I don't have to, so I will yield to your more-informed opinion.
Izzy, of course I disagree with Mika on most of the issues, but actually see her as quite fair-minded, within her own context. An example: she’s one of the rare liberal media types who has declined to dump on Sarah Palin.
I agree. Mika is one of the more intellectually honest Deomcrats out there. Besides, she’s hot.
Heck, we switched to Indy here in Arizona. The GOP permitted open primaries to help McCain sleaze into his chair again, so there’s no consequence to not being a “republikan”. Why subject myself to their pathetic mewlings? I support conservatives openly, though. If the GOP does make it necessary to be registered in order to participate, we will of course reconsider. Right now, though, there’s simply no reason for us to be.
I actually like their show - watch it every morning
We won’t know how successfully Crist’s switch went until November, Joe.
What were Mika’s comments when Arlen switched?