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Morning Joe's Melodramatic Reaction To NRA Ad On Elite Hypocrisy Over Armed School Guards
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 01/16/2013 6:28:51 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

Have a look at the screengrab: it shows Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, she holding chin in hand, he hanging head. Their melodramatic reactions come in response to an NRA ad decrying the hypocrisy of political and media elites who want "gun free zones" in the schools where most Americans send their children, while sending their own children to schools with armed guards.

The panel's reaction was one of collective hyperventilation. Mike Barnicle called the ad "political pornography." Donny Deutsch said it's "one of the grossest things I've ever seen in my life." Scarborough asked Mika "what's wrong with these people?" Brzezinski replied that some of the people running the NRA are "sick in the head" and that she is "embarrassed for our country." But what of the substantive point made by the ad?

View the video, including the ad, here.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; joescarborough; morningjoe; nra; secondamendment

1 posted on 01/16/2013 6:29:05 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Spare us the melodrama and explain why armed guards are good for the children of the elites, while the rest of America is instructed to send their kids to “gun free zones”? Ping to Today show list.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 6:32:54 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

He he ... 1/2 inch groups at 100 yards ... the ad hit the target.


3 posted on 01/16/2013 6:33:20 AM PST by dartuser ("If you are ... what you were ... then you're not.")
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Spare us the melodrama and explain why armed guards are good for the children of the elites, while the rest of America is instructed to send their kids to “gun free zones”? Ping to Today show list.


4 posted on 01/16/2013 6:33:42 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
These two statists make the claim that it's not hypocritical to have Security for Me and Mine, but not for You and Thine.

Gun Nazis. "No arms for YOU!"

5 posted on 01/16/2013 6:35:53 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I saw this ridiculous display this morning...he has turned himself into the white Colin Powell: a lib who calls himself a Republican so he can lecture the right endlessly on why we’re no good, and the only choice we have is to become liberals. A pox on both their houses.


6 posted on 01/16/2013 6:36:51 AM PST by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We need an explanation of why 0bama’s kids aren’t being home schooled.


7 posted on 01/16/2013 6:36:51 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

obama is an elitist hypocrite. JS gave up his b***s when he went to work at MSLSD.


8 posted on 01/16/2013 6:37:14 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Two drama queens.


9 posted on 01/16/2013 6:42:47 AM PST by sarasota
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
lol. they should be up for emmy’s
10 posted on 01/16/2013 6:44:32 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Scarborough asked Mika "what's wrong with these people?" Brzezinski replied that some of the people running the NRA are "sick in the head" and that she is "embarrassed for our country."

Mika is a graduate of this very exclusive school, "The Madeira School",located in the DC area.

http://www.madeira.org/about-madeira/

Want to bet that there are armed guards on the campus?

11 posted on 01/16/2013 6:46:17 AM PST by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail .But We Did.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; ...

Very simple translation in a “Nut-shell” from the LIBS’ motto: “Just do as WE tell you, NOT like WE are doing”!!!


12 posted on 01/16/2013 6:49:57 AM PST by danamco (-)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Wanna Pi$$ off a liberal? Tell the truth. Boy its fun to watch.


13 posted on 01/16/2013 6:51:23 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Just wondering if a certain young, attractive intern had been armed, just who wouldn't be with us today...
14 posted on 01/16/2013 6:51:28 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
This thread has just added to the FreeRepublic "bang list" (firearms interest list) by adding the keyword "banglist".

Any time a firearms-related thread is created on FreeRepublic, please be sure to add the "banglist" keyword to it so that interested FReepers don't miss it. Just a suggestion.

Let Freedom Ring,

Gun Facts v6!

Click the pic to go to the Gun Facts v6 download page!

15 posted on 01/16/2013 6:51:59 AM PST by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Don’t you people get it? Nobody cares if your brats get killed. They’re nobodies just like you are. Of course important people like the Obamas and Gregorys have armed security. It’s to protect them from all you morons. You don’t need to have guns to protect your lives. If you get raped or murdered by a criminal because you didn’t have a gun, well, sucks to be you. It’s your own fault really. If you wanted to be important enough to warrant armed guards you should have become big superstar journalists like us, or politicians, or famous movie stars. Instead you’re just a nobody who’s too stupid to be trusted with such power. You’ll just hurt yourself anyway or, worse yet, hurt one of us.
YOUR PLACE IN SOCIETY IS BELOW US. LEARN IT.

/s


16 posted on 01/16/2013 6:53:50 AM PST by servo1969
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hey...Joe Blow....how’s your old intern doing?

Dead? Wow Joe, what happened? (Snicker)


17 posted on 01/16/2013 6:54:33 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

18 posted on 01/16/2013 7:00:07 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Joe Scarborough: “Here is the latest NRA advertisement. Spoiler: We already hate the NRA so anything they say will be trashed.”
(Ad runs)
Mike Barnicle: “This ad is political pornography.”
Donny Deutsch: “This ad is one of the grossest things I’ve ever seen in my life.”
Joe Scarborough: “What’s wrong with these people?” \
Mika Brzezinski: “The people running the NRA are sick in the head, I’m embarrassed for our country.”
Barnicle: “There is only one response.”
Brzezinski: “They are Satan.”
Barnicle: “Satan. And we need to kill them.”
Deutsch: “We need to murder NRA members.”
Scarborough: “All of them.”
Brzezinski: “And their families.”
Barnicle: “Rape their children.”
Brzezinski: “That will show them we mean business.”
Deutsch: “Drape their entrails on buildings.”
Brzezinski: “Lick their blood, feast on their brains.”
Barnicle: “Yum. Kill all NRA members and rape their women and children.”
Deutsch: “Yes.”
Scarborough: “They need to be taught to be nonviolent.”
Deutsch: “By raping their children and women and killing off their bloodlines.”
Scarborough (and all together): “Kill. Kill. Kill. Kill. KILL. KILL. KILL. KILL. KILL. KILL. KILL. KILL. “
(They all start harmonizing and glowing, and begin to reveal that they are, in fact, Crystalline entities, and glow, and hum, growing into 12 feet shaped crystals)


19 posted on 01/16/2013 7:01:28 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: COUNTrecount
Mika is a graduate of this very exclusive school, "The Madeira School",located in the DC area. http://www.madeira.org/about-madeira/ Want to bet that there are armed guards on the campus?

Since their "Director of Safety" is a retired Fairfax Police Department lieutenant, I would say it's a pretty safe bet.

20 posted on 01/16/2013 7:02:36 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Yes, I went to the school’s directory and found this.

John Kenyon, Jr.
Director of Campus Safety, Security
(703) 556-8237 jkenyon@madeira.org


21 posted on 01/16/2013 7:08:24 AM PST by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail .But We Did.)
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To: Lazamataz

Thanks for the transcription. I’m glad to see that cooler heads prevail over there at MSLSD ;-)


22 posted on 01/16/2013 7:11:27 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I still have vestiges of liberalism in me, but I saw this segment this morning and found NOTHING offensive about the ad. What I did find offensive is the double standard put forth by all the people on Morning Joe.

If you are going to advocate for the entire country then YOUR family had better be the first to follow the lead, but we know that is never the case.

The older I get I find that hypocrisy is the one thing that chaps me beyond all others. Especially when it is done w/ such false righteous indignation.


23 posted on 01/16/2013 7:12:32 AM PST by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I still have vestiges of liberalism in me, but I saw this segment this morning and found NOTHING offensive about the ad. What I did find offensive is the double standard put forth by all the people on Morning Joe.

If you are going to advocate for the entire country then YOUR family had better be the first to follow the lead, but we know that is never the case.

The older I get I find that hypocrisy is the one thing that chaps me beyond all others. Especially when it is done w/ such false righteous indignation.


24 posted on 01/16/2013 7:13:36 AM PST by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hmmm...

I see a lot of name calling in their “rebuttal”,
but no addressing of the concept of why this is OK.

I guess it’s “obvious” to them that the elite need special treatment.
It’s also obvious to them that people will take offense if they actually admit this is their viewpoint on the issue.


25 posted on 01/16/2013 7:13:42 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: leaning conservative

Sorry for the double post.


26 posted on 01/16/2013 7:15:09 AM PST by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: servo1969

EXACTLY!


27 posted on 01/16/2013 7:18:38 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Here in the UK I had a furious argument over the weekend with some typical limp-wristed Guardian readers.

I furiously blamed liberal gun-control policies for turning U.S. schools into gun-free target zones. I made the point about police stations never being the targets for killing sprees. And I quoted the statistic about violence in the UK being 2.5 times what it is in the States.

All they could do was blink in amazement. They had no answer. It was the damnedest thing.


28 posted on 01/16/2013 7:21:52 AM PST by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: Lazamataz

hee hee...

As I was reading this I thought “This has got to be Laz...”

LOL- you nailed it again bro


29 posted on 01/16/2013 7:31:34 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

So this Democrat believes that the murder of children is a “GOOD THING”?

Ed Rendell on MSNBC: Boosting Gun Control is the ‘Good Thing’ About Sandy Hook

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matthew-balan/2013/01/11/ed-rendell-msnbc-boosting-gun-control-good-thing-about-sandy-hook#ixzz2I9XLVtdN


30 posted on 01/16/2013 7:38:15 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: leaning conservative
If you are going to advocate for the entire country then YOUR family had better be the first to follow the lead...

Like the radical greens and agenda 21; they say the world population has to be limited. Why don't they set the example by killing themselves?

31 posted on 01/16/2013 7:40:56 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Joe Brower

Thanks, Joe: will do.


32 posted on 01/16/2013 7:47:29 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

People who watch MSNBC are part of the problem, not part of the solution.


33 posted on 01/16/2013 7:49:36 AM PST by Rich21IE
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To: agere_contra
All they could do was blink in amazement. They had no answer. It was the damnedest thing.

It's a tough thing to glimpse the fact that the proverbial "useful idiot," is oneself.

34 posted on 01/16/2013 8:01:08 AM PST by papertyger
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The ad wasn’t very well done but the point it makes is perfectly fair. Obama is an elitist, and he shamelessly flaunts a double standard.

An incidental point of information: people who want to make a point about an eleven person security staff at Sidwell should be aware that Sidwell has two separate campuses (lower school and middle/upper school), and that both are multi-building complexes with associated gyms and athletic fields. They are very nice campuses, and it is an undeniably great school. Sidwell’s reputation is well earned.

My experience of Sidwell is limited to carting my daughter to the upper school campus to soccer games, and one winter to practices in the middle school gym (rented space for her club team). But from that point of observation, I’d say that the campus is very actively used until well into the evenings for sports teams, clubs, etc.

So ... if security arrives at 7 a.m. and stays until 9 or 10 p.m., at two campuses, both multi-building sites, we are not talking about an especially heavy presence. It translates into someone near the entrance, whose primary job is to keep undesirables (of whom we have an abundance in DC) from strolling through the gate, plus someone strolling the grounds. Two people times two locations times two shifts is eight of the eleven security slots right there. A security director makes nine. How many are full time, how many part time, and whether there is any weekend or night watchman coverage, I have no idea.

I don’t actually know how Sidwell deploys their people, but posters on some threads seem to have the impression of intensive security. Not so. Yes, there is security, and at Sidwell’s price tag there ought to be, but it’s hardly an armed camp with a SWAT team at the ready. It looks and feels more like a small college campus minus the dorms, except that the college would have more campus police to deal with drunken students on Friday and Saturday nights.


35 posted on 01/16/2013 8:01:24 AM PST by sphinx
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To: agere_contra

Ha ha! Feels good to win once in a while, doesn’t it? But I am amazed they he/she didn’t just go into a scream-in-your-face rage which is what usually happens when you out-argue a liberal.

It’s happened to me.


36 posted on 01/16/2013 8:08:31 AM PST by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

THIS has now been added to the article!

Note: A reader has alerted me to the fact that the tony Madeira School, that Mika attended, also has a campus security detail. From an article on appointment of the school’s new safety director:

“Kenyon is in charge of guarding a high school, yes, but this is a school whose boundaries extend far beyond McLean. Many Madeira students, past and present, come from powerful families ranging from D.C. power players to national and international CEO’s, figureheads, and moguls. Many Madeira girls go on to become women of distinction in their chosen fields; actress Stockard Channing is an alumna; so is the late publisher of The Washington Post Katharine Graham.”


37 posted on 01/16/2013 8:10:09 AM PST by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail .But We Did.)
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To: Lazamataz

BTTT


38 posted on 01/16/2013 8:27:52 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (Mormonism is about which clique you get to be part of in the hereafter!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

That show is a joke.


39 posted on 01/16/2013 8:29:50 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Hey Joey, you cross dresser, tell us what might have happened if Lori Klausutis [your employee found dead in your office] had been packing heat. And tell us who paid Michael Berkland [the associate medical examiner] to do the bogus report on the cause of Lori's death. Hey Joey - tell us what total viewership is for your pathetic show.

A Death in the Congressman's Office

40 posted on 01/16/2013 8:51:10 AM PST by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: dartuser

You can always tell when you hit a nerve,the left goes into shock,how has anyone avoided our brainwashing,they did not go to sleep with POD in the room,we can’t let this stand without a frontal assault,if this TRUTH is allowed and spreads we are screwed


41 posted on 01/16/2013 10:52:10 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: danamco; governsleastgovernsbest; All

Thanks for the pings/posts. Emotional tugs to grab low-information/useful idiot watchers of the propagandists of/for/by Marxists. Mandates from Marxists/totalitarians BUMP!


42 posted on 01/17/2013 6:59:58 AM PST by PGalt
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