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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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Chuck Todd Took A Stand On Morning Joe: ‘Boehner’s Right And The White House Knows It’

That MSM equivalent of Haley's Comet transpired on today's Morning Joe.  A clip had been played of John Boehner rejecting the proposal President Obama offered during his press conference yesterday that would permit  healthcare insurers not to cancel non-complying policies. Boehner said he was "highly skeptical" that President Obama "can do this administratively."  Commenting on it, Chuck Todd said of the Obama proposal "nothing's fixed," then declared "John Boehner's right. And the White House knows it." View the remarkable video after the jump...

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. Condemns Affirmative Action For Affluent African-Americans on MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’

For all his accomplishments, Henry Louis Gates might be doomed to being best remembered as the man whose arrest led to the "Beer Summit." But the Harvard prof had something surprising to say on today's Morning JoeGates questioned the need for affirmative action for affluent African-Americans, saying instead such programs should seek to help poor people, regardless of race...

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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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