On in the present day’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough attacked CPAC by trashing what he noticed as false populism. He repeatedly ripped President Trump, Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and Tom Cotton for criticizing elitism whereas being elitist Ivy League alums themselves.
Scarborough additionally repeatedly mentioning that he hadn’t gone to an Ivy college. Boasting of his matriculation on the College of Alabama, he labored in a number of “Roll Tides.”
However Scarborough obtained in some snobbery of his personal, twice letting it’s recognized that he is had Ivy Leaguers working for him since he was “23, 24.” So who’s the elitist now? He is additionally sitting subsequent to his spouse, who graduated from fancy-pantsy Williams Faculty in Massachusetts. They prefer to summer time in Nantucket, the place Mika told the local magazine Joe has been “bringing his household….for fifteen years.” However hey, Joe’s had some moments of MAGA revolt there, like sitting around maskless with Mike Barnicle final summer time. Roll tide.
Word: Scarborough one way or the other failed to say that that nice anti-elitist, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was a Harvard man, as was one other member of the Democrat pantheon: JFK. In more moderen occasions, there’s that nice man of the individuals, John “Can I Get Me a Looking License Right here” Kerry, a proud Yale graduate. To not point out Hillary “I Do not Really feel No Methods Drained” Clinton, a Yale legislation alum.
Bonus Protection: When Cuomo Loses Kasie
On her Manner Too Early present that precedes Morning Joe, Kasie Hunt took an actual shot at Andrew Cuomo, indicating that, with regards to the sexual harassment claims which were made towards him, Democrats should maintain him to the identical normal to which they held Republicans like Brett Kavanaugh. Video at tweet.
“The truth is that when it was Republicans who have been accused of these items, the mantra was: imagine girls. And that consistency is extremely essential.”.”
Here is the transcript of the Morning Joe section.
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TED CRUZ [at CPAC]: As we stand collectively: defend liberty, defend the Structure, defend the Invoice of Rights of each American. Within the immortal phrases of William Wallace: freedom!!
MIKA BRZEZINSKI: [as Joe Scarborough laughs] Oh my gosh! What was that? We watched CPAC so you do not have to?
JOE SCARBOROUGH: You realize, they clearly did not have appearing college at Harvard, or at Princeton for Ted Cruz.
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Let’s have a look at: you had Ted Cruz, Mr. Anti-Elitist, who went to Princeton and Harvard. And then you definitely had Josh Hawley, Mr. Anti-Elitist, who went to Princeton–who went to Yale–and then Stanford. And then you definitely had Tom Cotton — Tom Cotton, a Harvard boy. After which you will have Donald Trump: he went to an Ivy League college [University of Pennsylvania.]
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I went to the College of Alabama: Roll Tide. I went to the College of Florida: Go Gators. So I do not know this, however I’ve heard that Ivy League individuals can actually be elitists, and look down their noses on the finish of, at working-class individuals, middle-class individuals. I imply, I do not know as a result of I did not go there.
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From a younger age, Ivy League individuals, they’ve all labored for me. They’re fairly good staff. Roll Tide.
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So, they’re all Ivy League boys. They’re all, they’re these Ivy League varieties. I perceive Ivy League, you get into Ivy League I assume: I do not perceive it, as a result of I went to Alabama, Roll Tide. However I assume you go to Ivy League, you begin considering you are smarter than all people else and all people else is dumb.
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You are all Ivy League brats!
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I went to Alabama and I am happy with it. I like Ivy League colleges trigger, you realize, like I mentioned earlier than, I’ve had individuals at Ivy League colleges, they’re fairly good staff. They have been working for me since I used to be 23, 24.