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  • Joe Scarborough Opens GOP Leadership Summit Day 2 with Series of Awkward Jokes

    04/18/2015 10:41:29 AM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    mediaite ^ | April 18, 2015 | Andrew Kirell
    The second day of the New Hampshire Republican Party’s “First in the Nation” leadership summit kicked off Saturday morning with a speech from MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, a former GOP congressman. As you might expect, the reception was lukewarm at first — especially when he tried to land a series of fratboy-ish jokes — but became much warmer when he talked actual policy and tried to stir the crowd into rallying around conservative principles for the 2016 election. But let’s run through his awkward jokes: Scarborough approached the stage to noticeably tepid applause (though, to be fair, this was the first...
  • NBC says ‘Morning Joe’ host Scarborough’s role expanding

    09/05/2014 7:44:51 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | September 5, 2014
    NBC News says “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough will be a senior political analyst for the network with regular roles on “Meet the Press” and the “Today” show. Generally, over the past year, NBC News has sought to distance itself from MSNBC, where a politically liberal viewpoint dominates. NBC said Friday that Scarborough will be a regular contributor to round-table discussions on “Meet the Press." Scarborough will offer analysis on other NBC News broadcasts and work as part of the network’s election team.
  • ‘That’s One Cold Bastard’: Scarborough Thinks Terrorists Intimidated By Obama’s Golfing [VIDEO]

    08/21/2014 7:25:42 AM PDT · by maggief · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 21, 2014 | Brendan Bordelon
    Joe Scarborough believes Islamic State terrorists will be intimidated by President Obama’s golf game just minutes after his statement on beheaded journalist James Foley, perhaps thinking to themselves, “Wow, that’s one cold bastard.” The “Morning Joe” host unveiled his alternative explanation to the “horrifying” images of Obama grinning ear-to-ear on the golf course right after a sober statement condemning the execution of an American journalist by Islamic fundamentalists in Iraq.
  • Joe Scarborough turns on Israel

    07/31/2014 7:57:20 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/31/14 | JONATHAN TOPAZ
    Joe Scarborough on Thursday had harsh words for Israel’s actions in Gaza, saying the country was engaging in “indiscriminate” killing. “This is asinine,” said the MSNBC host and former Republican congressman. “This continued killing of women and children in a way that appears to be indiscriminate is asinine.”
  • Joe Scarborough Fibs to Megyn Kelly

    05/28/2014 10:41:01 AM PDT · by BigSkyFreeper · 30 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 28 May 2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    Joe Scarborough of MSNBC’s Morning Joe has a book out. So he’s on the book trail, which last night, amazingly enough, included a stop with Fox’s Megyn Kelly. His performance was astounding.  Why astounding? Megyn grills ole Joe on the “perception” among conservatives that he is a “faux conservative” and a “RINO” because, among other things, he said of CPAC that it was filled with people who had “hate and resentment [and were] pushing talk radio” and that “you don’t get along with our own Hannity.”
  • Scarborough Called Zimmerman 'Murderer' But Condemns Conservatives Who 'Raced' To Support Him

    04/24/2014 5:23:38 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    If there was anyone in America who recklessly rushed to prematurely proclaim a position on George Zimmerman, it was Joe Scarborough. Before Zimmerman had even been arrested, at a time when even Al Sharpton was being relatively cautious with his language, Scarborough used his Morning Joe platform to brand Zimmerman a "murderer." But there was Scarborough on today's show with the gall to condemn conservatives who "raced blindly" to embrace Zimmerman. View the video here.
  • Morning Joe Goes All-In MH370: Better Than Broadcasting Obama's Bungles

    03/20/2014 6:04:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    You're MSNBC. That hurts I know, but work with me. So, what would you like to feature: President Obama getting Putinized? Syria flouting the WMD agreement? Iran's inexorable march toward nukes? The ongoing Obamacare debacle? Not so much. Say: why not make like CNN and go all in on MH-370? Which is precisely what Morning Joe did today. The first 103 minutes were devoted exclusively to the story of the missing plane, as an endless series of experts and panelists speculated to no particular avail. Rare that we agree with Madeline Albright. But long into the second hour, during—finally—a Ukraine...
  • Joe Scarborough’s new book ‘The Right Path’ is out! (And it's a colossal flop after a week...)

    11/20/2013 6:19:17 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 20 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 11/11/13 | Morning Joe staff
    Host Joe Scarborough’s latest book hits shelves Tuesday. The book “lays out both a blistering critique of the current Republican Party and his vision for a return to GOP dominance,” Politico’s Patrick Gavin wrote on the book.
  • Joe Scarborough Doesn't Care about GOP Victory

    11/20/2013 4:09:54 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | November 20, 2013 | Brent Bozell
    Joe Scarborough is out with a new book again, lecturing conservatives on the best road forward. Here's the first sign it should be ignored (just like the previous ones): It will be reviewed by The New York Times, while Mark Levin's truly important, best-selling books are not. It's the same formula for the Scarborough TV tour: an appearance next to Barbara Walters on ABC's "The View," spots on "CBS This Morning" and "Charlie Rose: The Week" on PBS. The liberal media really want Scarborough to tell Republicans what to do. And why not? Might that be because their recommendations are...
  • GOP isn’t learning from its mistakes

    10/18/2013 12:59:26 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 29 replies ^ | 10/18/13 | Joe Scarborough
    My children and I love watching Peter Pan. In fact, we’ve seen the Disney classic so often through the years that we could probably recite most of the movie from memory. Maybe that’s why the opening lines came so easily to my mind earlier this week while watching a far less joyful tale unfold on Capitol Hill. “This has all happened before and it will happen again” are the first words to that sweet movie about eternal youth. Unfortunately, those lines also fit a bit too snugly on the carcass of a political movement that seems incapable of learning from...
  • Peter King's new goal: Take down Ted Cruz

    10/15/2013 10:37:37 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 77 replies ^ | OCTOBER 14, 2013 AT 12:15 PM | ASHE SCHOW
    Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., is no fan of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. The New York congressman made it clear on Monday’s "Morning Joe" that he will work to stop Cruz and his allies in their tracks. “I’ve been speaking out against Ted Cruz and this whole crazy movement since it started,” King told MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski. King also said he thought that “there’s no doubt that the Democrats are winning,” and that President Obama needed to play “a more aggressive role” in the negotiations to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling. King also warned that Cruz and...
  • RINO Watch: Nicolle Wallace Not Sure She Opposes Obamacare

    10/15/2013 5:08:12 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Nicolle Wallace is the perfect MSNBC kind of Republican: the kind who isn't sure if she opposes Obamacare. On today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough was seeking to make the point that while Republicans are divided over tactics, they are ideologically united in opposition to Obamacare. To demonstrate his thesis, Scarborough asked Wallace whether she supports Obamacare, taking it for granted that she would express her opposition. Amazingly, Wallace hesitated, said she "wasn't sure anymore," then quoted her husband who had asked "what do we hate about it?" She eventually did admit to not supporting Obamacare, on the grounds that the...
  • Joe Scarborough Quiet Divorce ... After 12-Year Marriage

    10/10/2013 12:50:37 PM PDT · by Chad_the_Impaler · 36 replies
    TMZ ^ | 10/10/2013 | TMZ
    Joe Scarborough -- host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" -- quietly divorced his wife of 12 years back in January ... TMZ has learned.
  • MSNBC hosts look into taking on weekend gig

    10/10/2013 12:38:20 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/9/13 | Claire Atkinson
    MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” team of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski is looking to expand their empire — perhaps by expanding their show onto NBC’s once-golden Sunday morning lineup, The Post has learned. While no such deal is done, persons close to the show have been telling friends that the team is taking over “Weekend Today” ’s Sunday show, sources said.
  • Scarborough On Conservative Bloggers: Cellar Dwellers In PJs Write 'Stupid Things About Me'

    08/07/2013 6:11:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 44 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough has yet again scaled his soap box to mock those of us in the conservative blogosphere. He described us today as a bunch of "very stupid people" living in their mama's basement who write "really stupid things" about him. The thin-skinned Scarborough has often derided his blogging critics as Cheetos-chewing cellar-dwellers. He was at it again this morning, depicting them as people who if not in mama's basement would otherwise be wandering the streets in their pajamas. View the video here.
  • Despite Flip-Flops, Scarborough Says '94 NRA Questionnaire 'Very Consistent' With Positions Today

    04/26/2013 4:49:11 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As per his 1994 NRA questionnaire, Joe Scarborough: Opposed an assault weapons ban. Opposed expansion of background checks. Opposed limitations on magazine sizes. Today, he supports all such measures. So how would you describe his two very different sets of opinions? Why, as being "very consistent," of course--if you're Joe Scarborough. On today's Morning Joe, responding to the NRA's promulgation of the NRA questionnaire he submitted in 1994 as an aspiring Republican congressman, Scarborough did indeed claim that his positions today, despite the multiple flip-flops, are "very consistent." View the video here.
  • A tale of two Scarboroughs: From rabid gun rights crusader to gun control advocate

    04/25/2013 4:26:19 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 17 replies ^ | 4-24-2013 | Jeff Poor
    Over the past four months, former Florida Republican Rep. Joe Scarborough has used his “Morning Joe” program on MSNBC as a platform to be an outspoken critic of the National Rifle Association and anyone else standing in the way of what he calls “common sense” gun control legislation. On more than one occasion over the past month, Scarborough has accused NRA-loyal Republicans of putting the interests of “rapists” ahead of other Americans. “I can’t believe those Republicans are going to allow the entire Republican Party to be the party that basically put rapists’ rights over parents’ rights to keep their...
  • Scarborough On Harry Reid Quoting Him On Senate Floor: There Goes My GOP Primary!

    04/10/2013 4:53:15 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    With his penchant for ripping Republicans rather than Democrats, Joe Scarborough likely long ago ruined his chances of winning a Republican primary. But the Morning Joe host today jokingly acknowledged how particularly tough it would now be, after Harry Reid yesterday approvingly quoted him on the Senate floor. Ever since Newton, Scarborough has been waging a daily campaign for gun control, repeatedly scourging Republicans for their opposition to President Obama's proposals. Quoth Reid: "Scarborough tears into GOP filibuster on gun bill, and I quote, 'is anybody awake in my party?'" View the video here.
  • Scarborough: Ted Cruz Acting 'Like Carnival Barker'

    02/18/2013 7:32:47 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 47 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    The trashing of Ted Cruz continues apace in the bien-pensant MSM. From the New York Times, to the Washington Post, to Politico and elsewhere, the liberal media has the new Republican Senator from Texas in its sights. Joe Scarborough is clearly camped out on the Cruz-bashing bandwagon. Earlier this month, so offended was the sensitive Scarborough by Cruz that he wouldn't deign to mention him by name. Today, not to be outdone by Frank Bruni, who called Cruz "an ornery, swaggering piece of work," Scarborough declared that Cruz acts like "a carnival barker at a Republican event." View the video...
  • Joe Scarborough to Wash Post: 'I don’t Expect to Be Cheering House Republicans Anytime Soon'

    02/12/2013 1:53:55 PM PST · by TexasCajun · 26 replies ^ | February 12, 2013 | Scott Whitlock
    The Washington Post's Greg Sargent on Tuesday seemed shocked that Joe Scarborough, who he paints as the voice of moderation, agrees more with Democrats on deficit issues than Republicans. On the subject of fiscal problems and the debt, the MSNBC host told Sargent, "I don’t expect to be cheering House Republicans anytime soon." The left-leaning Post writer asked if, on deficit issues, Scarborough's "views are indeed more in line with Dems than with Republicans." The cable host replied, "yes." He then went on to attack Barack Obama from the left: "I don’t see the Democrats focusing seriously on Entitlements or...
  • Hagel Hearing: Scarborough So Contemptuous Of Ted Cruz, Won't Mention Him By Name

    02/01/2013 6:40:09 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 72 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Sure, Chuck Hagel might have been a bumbling, stumbling mess at his confirmation hearing yesterday. But the real story was how awful were the Republicans who questioned him. That was the collective judgment of today's Morning Joe panel. For example, so contemptuous was Joe Scarborough of Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, that the Morning Joe host announced that he would not even mention him by name. "Clown show" was the panel's operative phrase for the Republican performance. Andrea Mitchell, Mika Brzezinski, Mike Barnicle et al. joined in the Republican roasting. View the video here.
  • Scarborough: 'Conservatism Is A Racket For A Lot Of People To Get Very, Very Rich'

    12/10/2012 6:43:34 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 67 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Is it possible to have a principled opposition to raising tax rates to avoid the fiscal cliff? It seems that Joe Scarborough doesn't think so. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough suggested that those on the "far, far right" in the "conservative entertainment complex" and in the ranks of political consultants who oppose tax rate hikes do so out of base material motives. According to Scarborough, speaking of such "far, far right" tax-increase opponents, "conservatism is a racket for a lot of people to get very, very rich." View the video here.
  • Scarborough To Conservative Bloggers: Boycott Morning Joe, Please

    10/01/2012 9:35:28 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 63 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Calling them "Cheetos-eaters living in their mothers' basements," Joe Scarborough, angered by criticism by conservative bloggers of a segment on last week's Morning Joe, has told them to boycott the show. Last week, Morning Joe ran a clip of the crowd chanting at a Romney campaign event. Morning Joe superimposed a screen graphic indicating that the crowd had been chanting "Ryan!" Romney was then seen instructing the crowd to instead chant "Romney-Ryan!" Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski proceeded to rip Romney for what was depicted as an egocentric display. In fact, there is considerable controversy as to what the crowd was...
  • Bay Buchanan Challenges Scarborough's Conservatism Right To His Face: 'Which Side Are You On?'

    09/23/2012 4:06:38 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 49 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 9/22/12 | Noel Sheppard
    Bay Buchanan, one of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's senior advisers, got into quite a heated exchange with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday. After Scarborough took issue with Buchanan implying that she was the only conservative present on a panel filled with liberals, Buchanan replied, "You know, Joe, on this set, you appear to be one of the four"
  • Joe Scarborough: Scott Walker's Stand Against Collective Bargaining 'Seems Kind of Un-American To

    02/28/2011 3:42:49 PM PST · by Nachum · 45 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 2/28/11 | Matt Hadro
    Joe Scarborough's "intuitive gut reaction" to the mess in Wisconsin is that Gov. Walker's holdout against union pleas for collective bargaining "seems kind of un-American" to him. It supposedly pained the self-described small-government conservative to say it, but he held to his opinion on Monday's "Morning Joe." "I'm going to get killed for saying this," Scarborough hesitantly prefaced his confession. "I'm going to get so killed for saying this – I hate to say this, but the concept of telling people that they
  • Video: Scarborough says Palin’s political career over

    01/14/2011 5:03:01 PM PST · by Sprite518 · 59 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 1/14/2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Joe Scarborough and Donny Deutsch consign Sarah Palin’s political career to the ash heap — certainly not the first time anyone’s done that — after her video response to the slanderous accusations of the media regarding her supposed responsibility for the Tucson shootings. Wasn’t that the conclusion media analysts had been flacking before her response, too?
  • Scarborough: Tax Cuts Are "Income Redistribution" (video)

    12/07/2010 6:48:00 AM PST · by i88schwartz · 45 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | December 7, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    Joe Scarborough tells the "right" that after tax cuts, you "can't call Obama a socialist." Scarborough says President Obama has become a "Jack Kemp Democrat."
  • Joe Scarborough: GOP should take on Palin (Elite's stalking horse brays at Gov. Palin)

    11/30/2010 10:05:33 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 109 replies · 2+ views
    The Politico ^ | November 30, 2010 | Former Rep. Joe Scarborough (RINO-MSNBC)
    Republicans have a problem. The most-talked-about figure in the GOP is a reality show star who cannot be elected. And yet the same leaders who fret that Sarah Palin could devastate their party in 2012 are too scared to say in public what they all complain about in private. Enough. It’s time for the GOP to man up. Everybody knows that Palin is a busy woman. The former half-term governor of Alaska stays so busy these days that one wonders how this mother of five manages to juggle her new reality show, follow her eldest daughter’s dancing career and launch...
  • Joe Scarborough tells GOP to man up and confront Sarah Palin

    11/30/2010 11:21:42 AM PST · by mandaladon · 55 replies · 7+ views
    Politico ^ | 30 Nov 2010 | JOE SCARBOROUGH
    Republicans have a problem. The most-talked-about figure in the GOP is a reality show star who cannot be elected. And yet the same leaders who fret that Sarah Palin could devastate their party in 2012 are too scared to say in public what they all complain about in private. Enough. It’s time for the GOP to man up. Everybody knows that Palin is a busy woman. The former half-term governor of Alaska stays so busy these days that one wonders how this mother of five manages to juggle her new reality show, follow her eldest daughter’s dancing career and launch...
  • Scarborough: Off Record, 'All' Republican Leaders, Talk Radio Hosts, Agree With My Palin Criticism

    11/30/2010 5:06:31 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 77 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough leveling harsh criticism at Sarah Palin: not news. Joe Scarborough claiming that—off the record—"all" conservative leaders and talk radio hosts with whom he's spoken agree with his criticism: news. Scarborough made his astonishing claim on today's Morning Joe in the context of commenting on his latest anti-Palin piece in today's Politico. This is far from the first time that Joe has taken shots at Palin. As I've reported, he has blamed the former Alaska governor for the GOP's failure to win the Senate, and claimed that Palin knows she can't win the presidency but is in it for...
  • Joe Scarborough tells GOP to man up and attack Sarah Palin (Stop Sarah!)

    11/30/2010 5:17:28 AM PST · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 148 replies
    Politico ^ | November 30, 2010 | Joe Scarborough
    Republicans have a problem. The most-talked-about figure in the GOP is a reality show star who cannot be elected. And yet the same leaders who fret that Sarah Palin could devastate their party in 2012 are too scared to say in public what they all complain about in private. Enough. It’s time for the GOP to man up.
  • Joe Scarborough: Opponents of Obama's India Trip Are 'Idiots; '

    11/08/2010 1:56:17 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 37 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 11-8-10
    Anyone critical of President Obama being in India right now is an "idiot," MSNBC's Joe Scarborough bluntly served on his morning show, which prides itself on being a safe haven for different views. India is "exactly where [President Obama] should be" right now, he opined. With Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass on as a guest Monday morning, Scarborough clamored that President Obama "needs" to be in India right now for the sake of U.S. foreign policy. "I would send my President to India, like once a month, if I could, for long weekends," he emphasized. Scarborough hit left-wing...
  • Scarborough On O'Donnell Win: 'I Blame Sarah Palin'

    09/15/2010 4:28:15 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 112 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough believes Christine O'Donnell's win has cost Republicans the Delaware Senate seat and their best shot at a Senate majority. And the Morning Joe host made no bones about singling out the person he considers responsible: "I blame Sarah Palin," said Scarborough bluntly on today's show. Scarborough's comment came not long after Morning Joe aired a clip of Karl Rove's scalding comments about O'Donnell, which I noted here last night, in which among other things the former Bush adviser declared that O'Donnell "doesn't evince the characteristics of rectitude and truthfulness and sincerity and character that voters are looking for."...
  • Beck 'On Crack, Taking Stupid Pills' Say Mika, Joe

    08/27/2010 5:10:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 66 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    When Joe Scarborough wondered out loud "how many times can you set your hair on fire?" before viewers stop being shocked, you might have thought he was talking about Keith Olbermann, the man whose scenery-chewing soliloquies inspired an instant-classic Saturday Night Live skit. But no, Joe was speaking of Glenn Beck. Perhaps the shot Scarborough took at Ed Schultz a couple weeks ago exhausted his monthly quota of internecine MSNBC insults. On today's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski and Joe took turns ripping Beck's promotion of the rally at the Lincoln Memorial he's staging Saturday on the anniversary of Martin Luther...
  • Morning Joe for President: The Fantasy Continues [Chris Buckley & Mark McKinnon are so there!]

    08/24/2010 7:21:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies · 1+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | August 24, 2010 | Marc Ambinder, Politics Editor
    Joe Scarborough, former congressman from Florida and co-host of MSNBC's agenda-setting wake-up show Morning Joe, has protested, kindly and loudly (he is kind and loud), when speculation arises about his presidential ambitions. He points out that MSNBC is not the platform a conservative would use to build street credentials among his base. He insists he enjoys his current job, turning down entreaties from Republicans to run for Senate by noting that he has more influence as a broadcaster than as a member of the saucer cooler. Nonetheless, a studio apartment industry has arisen of conservatives who think that Scarborough might...
  • Joe Scarborough on MSNBC is Embarrassed By The Protests Against the Mosque at Ground Zero (Video)

    08/23/2010 2:48:00 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 25 replies
    Hot Air Pundit ^ | August 22, 2010 | Hot Air Pundit
    It's not about fear Joe, it's about right and wrong Scarborough: "Even at that stage in my life, that young stage when we think we're right, they're wrong, I would have been embarrassed by what's happening at ground zero and I'd be embarrassed, because to fear the building of this center down there at ground zero is to admit American is weak....It is basically a Muslim version of a 92nd street Y, that's what this place is gonna be"
  • Joe Scarborough Justifies Decision Not to Talk about Gore Sex Allegation on MSNBC; Calls It Unfair

    06/24/2010 9:59:46 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 43 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | June 24, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    It's already been documented that the media have, at least initially, ignored the allegation that global warming alarmist-in-chief and former Vice President Al Gore faced a sexual assault charge in 2006. But why? Although not know for its enlightening commentary, ABC's June 24 broadcast of "The View" offered an answer for that question. Subbing a moderator for the show's panel was MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough, who explained their decision to ignore it was based on "insufficient evidence" despite the police report documenting the allegation. "This is an interesting story," Scarborough said. "A 2006 police report surfaced of a...
  • The Incredible Shrinking Joe Scarborough

    02/22/2010 6:53:49 PM PST · by onona · 13 replies · 920+ views
    Human Events ^ | 2/17/2010 | L. Brent Bozell III
    I don't know when or where or even if Joe Scarborough's radio show airs in my area, nor do I care. The other night, a friend caught this clip from his radio show and sent it to me. It's about a blog that is published by the organization I head. "NewsBusters, which just loves writing negative articles about me, I don't know why, a lot of really false ones and I don't know what's actually gotten into Brent Bozell, but he actually goes out of his way to write false articles about me now ...They just distort the news for...
  • Scarborough: Behind Scenes, Top Conservatives Frustrated With Palin

    02/08/2010 4:51:53 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 125 replies · 3,013+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough was surely right about one thing: he's going to take some flak . . . On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough said that Sarah Palin has been "lowering the bar" with her public pronouncements, asserting that she hasn't done the necessary homework to permit her to speak seriously on the issues. Joe also claimed that while "top conservatives" are afraid to take Palin on publicly, they express views similar to his "behind the scenes." View video here.
  • Scarborough Seriously Not Sure He's Still A Republican

    01/18/2010 5:59:29 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 57 replies · 2,052+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough has expressed serious doubts as to his Republican affiliation, and made clear that House GOP whip Eric Cantor "is not my friend." But caution to those who assume Joe has gone left: he has clarified to this NewsBuster that his critique of the GOP comes from the right . . . Scarborough's stunning comments came on today's Morning Joe in response to Dem Bob Shrum's taunting of Joe over his ostensible GOP membership, in the context of Pres. Obama's attempt to rescue Martha Coakley from the rubble of her campaign. View video here.
  • MSNBC Morning Joe slammed Rush Limbaugh

    01/15/2010 3:51:33 AM PST · by navysealdad · 37 replies · 1,909+ views
    On MSNBC Morning Joe this morning the gang slammed Rush Limbaugh by telling lies. They said Rush said not to donate to Haiti relief.
  • WH: Scarborough 'A-----e' For Mocking Nobel; Scarborough: Rush's Manhood 'In Blind Trust For W'

    10/09/2009 5:42:52 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 139 replies · 4,935+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What a morning at Morning Joe! First, a "senior White House official" sent an email calling Joe Scarborough an "a-----e" for mocking Pres. Obama's Nobel Peace Prize. A bit later, responding to Rush Limbaugh's depiction of Scarborough as a "neutered, chickified moderate," Scarborough repeatedly claimed that Pres. George W. Bush had Rush's "testicles in a blind trust." Scarborough and Time's Mark Halperin—whom no one would accuse of being a right-wing hack—had some good-natured fun with the Nobel news. A laughing-out-loud Scarborough suggested among other things that Marisa Tomei was more deserving of her Academy Award. But the Messiah will not...
  • Joe Scarborough believes Sarah Palin to be "Picking a fight" with Letterman

    06/14/2009 2:40:00 PM PDT · by Sunshine54 · 108 replies · 3,393+ views
    "Picking fights with late night comics"