Morning Joe Demonstrates MSNBC Fake News

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

The MSNBC fake news show pretended to engage in live chatter after Thanksgiving when it was actually pre-recorded.

This is a relatively innocuous instance of MSNBC fake news, but it shows how untrustworthy the network is. If they will lie for no reason at all, why should we trust the network on any news item that discredits their political position.

The only good thing that came out of this was that Joe Scarborough was embarrassed at being required to lie.

The Daily Mail reports, “Thanksgiving turkeys! Morning Joe hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough are caught out as it emerges their Friday show where they joked about her ‘frozen’ dinner and ‘last night’s football’ was recorded TWO DAYS earlier.

Morning Joe hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough have come under fire for pretending that their day-after-Thanksgiving show on Friday was live.

Brzezinski opened the MSNBC show by welcoming viewers with an enthusiastic declaration of: ‘The day after Thanksgiving, woo! I’m stuffed!’

Joe muttered under his breath: ‘Yeah, that was a great Thanksgiving.’

Later, the engaged pair joked about her ‘still frozen’ Turkey and stifled laughter as Scarborough remarked on ‘last night’s football’.

Viewers have now expressed outrage after learning that the show was in fact recorded on Wednesday.

It was revealed when a long-time viewer noticed none of the biggest news stories of the day – namely the atrocious ISIS attack at an Egypt mosque which killed 305 innocent people as they prayed at noon local time – had been mentioned.

Read the entire Daily Mail story.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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