Joe Scarborough: Republicans Have ‘Embraced the Racial Ideology of David Duke’

NewsBusters | 7/15/2019 | Staff
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On Sunday, President Trump rightly came under fire for saying in a tweet that four left-wing congresswomen should “go back to where they came from” because of their hatred for America. It was a very misguided tweet from the President. Those four members of Congress should be criticized for their radical views and not on the basis of their ancestry.

For MSNBC's Morning Joe, however, a single tweet from the President is always an indictment on Republicans all across America. On Monday's show, host Joe Scarborough said that Republicans, on the basis of a tweet, have “embraced the racial ideology of David Duke.”

Segment - Scarborough - Panelist - Mike - Barnicle

The segment started with Scarborough and panelist Mike Barnicle suggesting that Republicans care more about winning re-election than the good of the country:

JOE SCARBOROUGH: Where are all of these people that should be--this is not hard, Mike Barnicle. This is what all of America used to criticize David Duke for saying five years ago and this is why David Duke has publicly time and again celebrated the Presidency of Donald Trump. Is that where the Republican Party wants to be? Because that's where they are right now.

MIKE - BARNICLE - Corner - Party - Joe

MIKE BARNICLE: They are cowering in the corner. They are a party now that is not only mute as you pointed out, Joe, they now have no conscience. They care more about their jobs than they do about the country. They have a President of the United States, you can talk about diversion, he did this to deflect this, to get our attention over there instead of here. No. What he did yesterday, that's who he is. That's who he is. First question that ought to be asked Donald Trump in any public forum is when you hear the word America, Mr. President, tell us what you think it means. What do...
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