Skip to comments.Defiant Morning Joe Defends Burying Weiner-gate
Posted on 06/08/2011 5:20:08 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
Yesterday, this column jibed Joe Scarborough & Co. for blacking out, during Morning Joe's first half-hour, coverage of Anthony Weiner's epic news conference of the day before.
Today, a defiant Scarborough dismissed the criticism the show received, boasting "we'll talk about what we feel like talking about."
When the show opened today, it at first seemed that Scarborough was about to make amends for yesterday's poor news judgment. But Joe's mock contrition was just a set-up for a joke.
View video here.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...
Who is Joe Scarborough and why should we care.
Works for me -- I watch what I feel like watching too.
The MSM buried his dead-body-in-his-office news.
Joe is probably simpatico, with his own internet habits.
Joe Scarborough defiantly defends burying the Weiner story. Ping to Today show list.
I wonder what kind of skeletons Scarborough has in his closet from his days in D.C.?
How many women were you fooling around with while you were in office Joe?
You are going to great lengths to pretend that extramarital involvements just aren’t newsworthy. That’s a pretty bizarre stance, and so we have to ask why pushing such an agenda is important to you.
Wonder who Joe has been sexting?
Probably his boy Willie....
Traitor Joe. Doing what his masters desire.
Touche, Laz. You have a long memory.
Joe Scarborough is the ‘Ariana Huffington’ with a ‘male’ part.
I’ve wondered if people who minimize scandals like this don’t do it because they have skeletons in the closet they fear getting out and don’t want to seem like hypocrites if and when they ever do.
Joe’s looking a lot like Thurston Howell III in that pic. Where’s ‘Lovey’? ; )
So after watching this video, I take it when he had his old show called Scarborough Country, (where during the intro it showed him as this Pro Reagan conservative) that it was a phony ruse into thinking he was conservative. Watching him here you’d have no doubt he and Rachael Maddow or Olbermann were best of friends.
It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world ... but for MSNBC, Joe?
Joe has a point, from his perspective. At least none of weiner’s chicks were found dead in his office. Small potatoes.
How ‘bout a Limrick?
Pelosi likes to dangle
Weiners, Franks and Rangels
Before the Constitution
They spit upon and mangle...
So did my brain - I'd forgotten that old nugget.
I’d go so far as to say he is the Jim Jeffords or Arlen Spector of talk show television. To me you don’t switch from a conservative to a liberal, as that would mean you were never a conservative to begin with. Also who is that stupid to do so? Clearly it is not money as he is still with that sinking ship of a network PMSNBC
"Because sitting here listening to you talk I know there are a lot of people that are opinion leaders and shapers that watch this show, that are just sitting there thinking "Why can't he run for President in a couple of years?"... I was just going to say, does it make sense because listening to you talk right now, you've always been known as the brightest, the first-class, however you want to put it but you've had the ability the past decade to go all around the world, start this initiative, understand issues you've understood issues better than anyone in Washington, when you were President."
Hope you saved your blue dress, Joe.
Joe Scarborough and a few other congressmen suddenly abandoned their bids for re-election during the summer that Chandra Levy was killed and suspicion fell on Representative Gary Condit - 2001.
I believe that many congressmen were feeling the heat of their behavior in DC becoming public. And I believe that Joe Scarborough was at the top of this list.
Nothing was ever published about his behavior while away from his family, but we did not have twitter ten years ago.
His support, by omission, of his contemporary congressman, Arnold Weiner, probably relates to what was going on in DC ten years ago.
>>> Joe Scarborough is the Ariana Huffington with a male part.>>>
Are you sure about that? Far as I know, we’ve got no twitter pics of Joe’s male part.
“FORT WALTON BEACH, FL. - Lori Klausutis, a 28-year-old office worker for Rep. Joe Scarborough (R-Fl), was found dead in the congressman’s district office. Police said preliminary findings from the medical examiner’s office showed no foul play or any outward indication of suicide.”
So true! Then, I say that this defendant is presumed innocent of the charges until evidence proves otherwise!
You can bet Ohaha is getting nervous----his reelection chances are already practically nil. Having Weiner as the lead story endangers him and Democrats.
In fact, I believe Weiner's staying put as a strategy----knowing they'll buy him out.
Remember how Rahm got the gate AND the mayoralty of Chicago? You can bet Weiner won't go until he gets enough money to makeup for the earmarks he's been pilfering.
Watch Weiner score several high paying sinecures---maybe a cable talk show, a makework, no-show job at a NY govt agency, a tax-exempt "foundation to help" victims of sex crimes (funded with Soros money).
Weiner was one of their best political attack dogs too. You got admit, he has the perfect name for this scandle.
I wonder what the main topic morning joe was on the day after Larry wide step Craig got caught in the airport bathroom tapping his foot?
Fledgling actors should watch him do his “attack dog” act on the floor of the House.
It’s a valuable acting lesson.
I wonder what he ingests to get himself into attack dog mode?
Maybe he looks at his Tweets (/snix).
“A lot of people thanked us” is another way of saying many Democrats watch the show and we don’t want to upset our constituency.
Mark..can you search your records, or the tapes of how much time the show devoted to the Chris Lee incident..and maybe the Larry Craig one as well?
I was wondering the same thing regarding Craig and the shirtless guy (Chris Lee?). I'd love to see these useful idiots outed on their hypocrisy.
Just heard this on the radio and had a good laugh:
PELOSI CALLS FOR WEINER PROBE
How long until Wienerschnitzel comes out with the “foot-long Weiner weener?”
I vote for two inch hot dogs that could be marketed as “Congressional Sized Bites”, the party-time favorite.
“Tell your friends on Twitter and Facebook, these little doggies are ready to RUMBLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLE...”
“Rest assured, new ones will be coming out, and they’ll be talked about years from now.”
“Have you seen one yet... you can’t deny it, these little bad-boys are shockingly good.”
The news/entertainment business is perhaps the only industry where one can easily get away with having lower moral standards than either politicians or even trial lawyers. Would it surprise anyone if Weiner wound up on MSNBC?
Yep, reminds me of Spitzer getting a gig on CNN.
I don’t know about his internet habits, but after he got fired from WABC, Don Imus (who came on before him) let loose on Scarborough saying that he had half a million complaints against him in Human Resources. Imus didn’t elaborate but I was pretty intrigued. New York City has been very bad for creepy Joe.
Oh, that Man for All Seasons stuff comes in handy!!!
Of course Joe’s going to “bury” the story about poor deflated Weiner. All of Weiner’s mistresses are at least still alive. When Joe was a “member in good standing” of Congress, his intern was found dead in his office, and luckily his media buddies “buried” that story for him too.
That was a good one! I liked this one from yesterday too:
WEINER DECIDES TO STICK IT OUT
Thanks for the ping!
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