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MSNBC Infighting: Scarborough Pokes Fun At Chris Matthews’ Shrinking Schedule

Call it a case of interview envy--in the context of an ongoing feud between two MSNBC hosts.

There has been bad blood between Joe Scarborough and Chris Matthews for years, as herehere and here.  On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough took the occasion of Chris Matthews' impending interview of President Obama to mock the way Matthews' on-air schedule has shrunk. In a particularly low blow, Scarborough even compared the Hardball host to Regis Philbin...

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Ted Cruz As Lord Voldemort: He Who Must Not Be Named By ‘Morning Joe’

Today's Morning Joe featured a strange trope in which Cruz was unmistakably being referred to by various members of the panel, but, at least in the first hour, never mentioned by name.  Instead, Joe Scarborough, Mike Barnicle and Willie Geist variously alluded to Cruz as "one Republican senator specifically" or as one of "a couple of Republican senators" or "certain members of the Senate."  Why the aversion to calling Ted Cruz by name?  Were the Morning Joers trying to deprive Cruz of publicity?  View the video after the jump.

 

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MSNBC’s Scarborough Slams Obama’s Econ Speech: Liberals ‘Would Be Killing George W.’ For Partisan Speech During A Tragedy

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough on Tuesday insisted liberals “would be killing George W.” if the former president had given a partisan speech in the midst of a national tragedy like President Barack Obama did on Monday.The Washington Navy Yard was still on lockdown with police searching for more possible shooters when President Barack Obama vilified Republicans in a speech about the economy. Obama started his previously-scheduled speech with brief remarks about the shooting, but then quickly shifted to targeting members of the GOP...

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