Joe Scarborough Ridicules Steve Bannon: ‘Pretending Like He’s A Dime Store Populist’

www.mediaite.com | 10/10/2017 | Aidan McLaughlin
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MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough ridiculed former White House adviser Steve Bannon Tuesday, the morning after the now-Breitbart chairman declared on Fox News his quixotic plans to challenge pretty much every incumbent lawmaker in the Republican party with populist candidates.

Scarborough’s main qualm with Bannon seemed to be that the former Goldman Sachs banker’s self-declared populism didn’t pass the sniff test, pointing out that he is funded by the very wealthy Mercer family:

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“Who knows, maybe the Mercers have a helicopter on top of Fox News,” Scarborough continued. “He’s not a populist. This is a guy who’s funded by gazillionaires.”

The Morning Joe host then went through the candidates Bannon has been rumored to be...
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