Morning Joe: It’s laughable that Obama would talk about Republicans not being responsible on debt

Morning Joe hits Obama’s blatant hypocrisy on the debt and entitlements square on its head, saying the real default will belong to Obama and the Democrats over their lack of leadership on spending. And notice the one Democrat who speaks up tries to mitigate what Joe is saying, offering mild agreement with him on Obama’s spending but then suggesting how egregious it would be for Republicans tho use the debt ceiling as a bartering chip for spending cuts. Joe hits right back saying that Democrats always make that case about everything, whether it’s the fiscal cliff or the debt ceiling.

And notice also how quiet Mika is during the rant. She won’t even agree with him despite the truth of what he’s saying. I tell you, the cult of personality and ideology run deep among the MSM. Real deep.


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  • Sober_Thinking

    Mika looks like somebody farted really bad. How dare Joe speak the truth on MSNBC (a bastion for ignorance and liberal lies)… how dare Joe raise a stink like that.

    My wife watches this show but I can’t because they are the enemy. I’m pleased with Joe for speaking the truth… notice how uncomfortable all the liberals are around the table.

    • Block the channel.

      • Sober_Thinking

        Good call.

  • c4pfan

    I’m sorry, but I am not giving kudos to a man that twists things himself.

    • tshtsh

      He probably heard Mark Levin talking about him (Joe Schmo?).

    • aposematic

      I tend to agree; but this was just too sweet having happened in the den of fools, MSNBC, to not at least acknowledge.

    • PatrickHenrysBody


  • sDee

    Obama took to the stage yesterday and he defined, made, and won the argument. It is over.

    The elephants had to hit the airways with a guy like Cruz immediately, and attacked it with even more concise, pithy and aggressive rhetoric. They had to at once mock and expose Obama’s, lies and stawman. Timing is crucial.

    Like George on the Seinfeld episode “The Comeback”, the conservatives are now just running around telling Obama “the jerk store called”.

    • c4pfan

      Exactly. So now what? The GOP is going to cave on this too.

      • Joengima

        I can last 100 things the GOP could do. The problem is, no one listens to common sense anymore.

        Evey one who comments here on TheRightScoop has great ideas on what the GOP SHOULD DO. The main issue is, THEY DON’T.

        And this is why we’re stuck with 4 more years of Obummer.

        • Betsey_Ross

          The Republicans are frozen in fear that they will be called racists or whatever the Left does to scare our stupid elected officials. The word ‘racist’ has no meaning because it has been over used, yet our pubbies are still scared. They are still afraid of Sarah Palin. They have the law on their side, but just can’t seem to get it all done. There is no plan. There is no reason in the world to support them. They need to be afraid of a new party coming to scare the bejeepers out of them. I’m pretty much done with them.

      • colliemum

        Yes – they apparently are going to cave – in a nice, gentle way:

        “With the administration’s debt ceiling deadline fast approaching, House Republican leaders are considering a four-year debt limit increase that would take the issue off the table for the rest of President Barack Obama’s presidency.”

        More here – but take some blood pressure medication first, before you read on:

        • sDee

          Refusing to raise the debt ceiling is the only guaranteed weapon the House has to force the regime to cut the socialist programs it is using transfer wealth to buy voters, illegal programs, campaign contributors, and globalist/UN programs used to cripple America.

          That the Republicans are willing to surrender this permanently without a fight, tells us all we need to know – if we did not already.

          • colliemum

            It really beggars belief that the Republicans in the House still haven’t learned yet that giving Obama what he wants does not mean he’s going to give them what they want: spending cuts.
            What are they afraid of?

            The LyingScreamingMeejah will attack them no matter what, the LIVs won’t give a toss either way – so why can they not do what is right for the country, why can they not fulfil their duty?

            Why are they not scared of their voters?

          • PatrickHenrysBody

            The one thing I don’t like about refusing to raise the debt ceiling is that our military will be weakened and our country will be even more vulnerable in the eyes of our enemies.

      • TexasPGRRider

        I PRAY they don`t.

  • Arrrggghhh

    When this jackass leaves office, each of my daughters will be $70,000 in debt. Yesterday, he said that the debt has nothing to do with spending. Seriously? How the hell can he say that with a straight face? He has to be either profoundly stupid or profoundly evil.

    • Don

      “He has to be either profoundly stupid or profoundly evil.”

      And the answer is BOTH. Your conclusion is correct.

    • aposematic

      Hint: he is not stupid…

      • PatrickHenrysBody


    • sDee

      Profoundly brilliant. It is a con-game that works like a charm over and over and over again.

      It is the cabal who enables him, and the media that covers for him, that is profoundly evil.

      It is the American people, like sheep and natural slaves, who are profoundly stupid.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      I think he’s an evil genius. He has been raised and conditioned to destroy the United States of America as we know it. He knows exactly what he’s doing because of his ideology and because he listens to and acts on the utter authoritarian-statist-communist-socialist hogwash coming from his “advisers” and/or “czars”.

  • poljunkie

    So Joe decided not to be a liberal today?

    • sDee

      Kabuki theater. It is his turn to wear an elephant costume..

    • Well Joe was a Republican serving as a Congressman 1994 – 2001….in Florida!

      • poljunkie

        I know he was…He was also named in the Time 100 as one of the most influential people in the world…Which I find laughable……At one time he had a rating of 95 from the American Conservative Union. When he was serving he was far more conservative, or at least took much more conservative positions than he does now.
        Since he started doing his morning show he has moved more and more to the middle and then toward the left. Sometimes, I’m surprised he hasn’t changed parties.
        Its only once in awhile that a Republican thought pops out these days. Very rarely…a true conservative stance is taken by Joe these days.
        In my view he has been pretty brutal the past 8 years towards most Republicans running. Hey, Im not saying we’ve had hugely conservative options and choices, but he doesn’t have to bash nearly every single one, as well as most causes and then throw kudos toward the left, with mikey or miki , or mica, and the rest of their crew egging him on.
        He’s either changed his ideology or changed his tune for television.

  • Don

    Unusual for anyone on MSNBC to even come close to the truth. When you have a pathological liar lying and deceiving with every breath, his statements are directives to the mainstream media on what to report as facts to the American people. Nothing new here.

  • colliemum

    Ahh – watching Mika squirm was niiiice!

    Bu what got into Joe Scarborough? Criticising Obama is a no-no, doesn’t he know this by now?

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      It was nice. Too bad her elitist authoritarian father wasn’t present. I would have loved to have seen him squirm as well.

      • colliemum

        Good morning – I’m glad you enjoyed that as well!

        Regarding her daddy, connecting interesting dots between him, Brennan and Obama, have a look at this:

        “John Brennan – The CIA -Zbigniew Brzezinski – Columbia University and Obama”

        • PatrickHenrysBody

          Good morning to you too! Zero’s educational credentials have always been called into question ever since he started running for President. His records are sealed and a lot of money is being paid out to keep them that way. Why? What is there to hide? I never believed that Brzezinski was an anti-Communist. I believe he was a double agent. He hates the United States and Israel. It doesn’t surprise me at all that the anti-Semite Brzezinski is associated with Zero and his administration. They all seem to be masters at lying and coverups. They also seem too eager to cozy up to Islamic extremists.

  • sjmom

    Not often do I agree with Joe but on this one I will.

  • aposematic

    I’ll be honest, I’m not a Scarborough fan and don’t watch TV so no “Morning Joe” that doesn’t come in a cup; but, Joe nails this one.

  • AtlEsquire1973

    Mika is on the show because daddy workers for pres carter (the last human disaster since 1/2009. She has the wit, knowledge and intelligence of a golf ball (maybe less). I watch fox n friends but the gym plays morning joe, so I see this brain dead person often, and her knowlegede of any subject is that of …. A rock, but I think a rock may be smarter. Last year after the Super Bowl, she shut all the men around the table talking about the biggest story of the day (since over 105 million Americans watched the game) by saying “ughhh, can I read the real news”. She needs to be fired in the most immediate fashion.

  • Nukeman60

    This is the best thing I have ever heard Mika say – “chirp, chirp” go the crickets. Did you notice that at the 2:41 mark, she wrote something down – “Let’s see now, gotta get milk – and bread. Don’t forget bread”.

    I’m not a big fan of Scarborough, and he’s got a long way to go to redeem himself, but this was nice. It shut them all up. This is the crack that I am talking about in the liberal media. A little Anderson Cooper here, a little Joe Scarborough there, and before you know it, they just may be telling the truth.

  • Window lickers with a platform and microphone…nothing more. Each and every one of them doesn’t have sense enough to come out of the rain let alone be embarrassed at exactly how stupid they really are.

    Yeah I said it!

    • sDee

      and I thank you!

  • anneinarkansas

    Joe is trying to be a Republican today? I do not trust him.
    Mika ate some sour lemons from the look on her face.

  • stage9

    Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in a while.

    • DebbyX

      You bump into a nut around every corner in Washington!

    • PatrickHenrysBody


  • Rocco11

    Victoria Jackson said it best 4 years ago: “There’s a communist in the White House.”

  • Conservator1

    Is The Right Scoop (TRS) touting Joe Scarborough as someone conservatives should admire regardless of his loathsome record as a hypocrite? Did TRS catch his thuggish attack on what he called the “extreme” and “far right” direction of the Republican Party? Watch the video of RINO Joe’s vitriolic assault of conservative Republicans.

    Scarborough rips ‘far right,’ ‘extreme’ shift of Drudge, Hannity and Levin – Monday, January 14, 2013

    Video –

    The only ‘Right Scoop’ about Joe Scarborough is his continuing bombastic attacks against conservative Americans and the political party he purports to still support.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      I don’t think TRS was touting Joe as a conservative anything. They just found a very rare point of agreement with him in this instance. Other than that, it’s business as usual for RINO Joe.

      • Conservator1

        I hope you’re right.

        • PatrickHenrysBody

          I hope so too. From what I have read since I have been here, TRS is rather adept at calling a spade a spade and tries very hard to appeal to our sense of reason. I’ve commented on AmSpec, The Blaze, and Breitbart. They let too many trolls get out of control on their sites. I’ve commented on HuffPo and DKos, but the majority of the commenters on those sites are rabid leftists who hate anything conservative and they regularly go out of their way to be insulting, demeaning, profane, irrational, and unreasonable. The only view is their view and the only way is their way. At least TRS lets people “speak” their minds and then allows others to either agree or disagree in a more civilized manner. I like TRS because they seem to keep the trolls on a short leash. 🙂

  • TexasPGRRider

    Did someone slip a “common sense” pill in this guy`s coffee this morning ???

  • Ray

    I was in Joe’s district in Florida when he ran and won his seat for the HOR. Something happened to him there, he was happily married before that, went there and soon divorced his wife and kids. He started going on Bill Mahr’s “Politically Incoherent”, and soon after left congress for this program, and became liberal. Every once in a while the Old Joe shows up, this is one of them. He must run out of his meds every once in a while is all I can think about it.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      He became a casualty of the phenomenon of “The Beltway”. Many Republicans have fallen under its spell. Many who were reasonable conservatives have been transformed into something that is neither reasonable nor conservative. They have basically morphed into a leftist…thus the term RINO or establishment Republican.

      • Ray

        PHB, they morph into REPUBLICANS, that is what they are, and have been since the beginning of the Republican party. Lincoln was no friend to a conservative who believes in limited government. Before he came along, the United States were “several states”, after his time in office, our country became federalized with most of the power controlled by Washington. Before Lincoln, the term was, “The United States ARE going to”, after Lincoln, it was, “The United States IS going to”, a subtle but profound difference.
        We would do well to get that fact strait, Conservatives are the RINO’s, they have never been accepted by the true Republicans, Reagan was HATED by them and capitulated to them by making George H. W. Bush his running mate. And we saw what he was about when he joined with the Democrats and raised taxes like he lied that he wouldn’t do.

        • PatrickHenrysBody

          Good points. I stand corrected. There is no distinction between the two parties. That has been made evident over the passing decades. To add, the Civil War (more of a revolution than a civil war) had to do more with states’ rights and not so much about ending slavery. However, Lincoln did take advantage of the “crisis” to expand the size scope of federal government to a great degree. I agree with you on Reagan as well. George H.W. Bush was not his first choice for VP. He had other choices: Howard Baker and Jack Kemp, for instance. Even Gerald Ford was thrown into the mix, but Reagan dismissed him after Ford went on TV and intimated that he and Reagan would share presidential duties. So Reagan listened to his advisers (Meese, Casey, and others) and selected Bush, even though Bush intensely disliked him. Conservatives were miffed, but they were okay with the selection because the country was suffering under the terrible leadership of Carter and his administration and the country’s economic bleeding needed to be stopped. What happened later is history. Today, we have the largest collection of authoritarian left-wingers occupying many posts at every level of government. It doesn’t matter what their political affiliation is. Scarborough shows very rare sparks of brilliance, but for the most part he is just as useless as most of those in Congress and all of the folks occupying the White House.

          • Ray

            Here are a few examples.
            Democrats throw out the Reparations every so often to keep Blacks in line.
            Republicans throw out that they will try to make abortion illegal to keep conservatives in line,
            Democrats throw out that they will tax the rich,
            Republicans say they will get rid of Department of Education, EPA, etc.
            Democrats tell Older folks that they will protect Social Security
            Republicans tell conservatives they will shrink the size of Government.

            Yet neither really ever happens. The middle class get messed over.

            • PatrickHenrysBody


  • tinlizzieowner

    Is she talking about this Barack Obama?

    “The fact that we are here today to debate raising America ‘s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government ‘s reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America ‘s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that, “the buck stops here.” Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.” ~ Senator Barack H. Obama, March 2006

    Or the 2 faced, Situational Hypocrite in the White House.
    Will the real Barack Obama (if there actually is one), please stand up.

  • mainelysteve

    About time numbnuts got something right

  • Marky_D

    ‘Bout time. I guess there comes a point where the blatantly obvious is just so erm, blatantly obvious that the more cowardly libs are going to start bailing on Obozo.

  • Here’s what the left think happens during spending cuts and it’s always the first thing they threaten: “If we have to cut spending, then the first things to go are police, defense, fire departments, education and Social Security.” This is true from smaller city governments all the way up to Washington D.C.

    My question is why would any one of those be the first to go?

    Why not cut spending for –

    Shrimp running on a treadmill – $2 million
    Maintaining unused or vacant federal properties – $25 billion
    The refusal of many federal employees to fly coach – $146 million
    Air Force One photo-ops in front of national landmarks – $60,000 per hour
    Unused flight tickets and never bothered to collect refunds -$100 million
    10 new jets that the Pentagon insists it does not need and will not use – $2.4 billion
    DHS contracts contained significant waste, fraud, and abuse – $34 billion
    Foreign aid (domestic and military) – $70 billion

    These are just a few facts picked up over a 5 minute search. This list doesn’t even scratch the surface. So, can anyone on the left realistically tell me why any of the above wasteful spending I listed should be kept? If just the ones I listed were cut it would cut spending by $131,648,000,000 That’s $131 billion for those of you that don’t want to count all those zeros.
    It’s just something to think about.

    • kloyd0306


      Same ol’ same ol’ – the left has been using this tactic for decades and voters let them get away with it – time and again.

      It’s the same with tax increases. “If we can’t get more revenue, we’ll have to cut police fire, teachers, etc.”

      And finally – do we REALLY want to have Joe RINO as the frontman on this?

      Where are the GOP and the Conservatives?

  • WOW …. AMAZING … Maybe the democrats will begin to realize that this potus is ANTI-AMERICAN and is deliberately wrecking this country … there has been no “lack of leadership” with this guy, he is only doing what he believes in … has no one ever READ any of his books ?… Does no one ever keep track of what he has said ? By the time the true American dems come around will it be too late ?

    • DebbyX

      They are anti-American also. Don’t get your hopes up!

  • PhillyCon

    She won’t even agree with him despite the truth of what he’s saying. I tell you, the cult of personality and ideology run deep among the MSM. Real deep.

    Creepy, no? But, I guess that’s what happens when you have no God to pray to … you end up developing your own.

    It also explains why he was re-elected. “Nothing to see here, move along” was the general MSM consensus with anything Obama related. Heck, it’s still Bush’s fault.

  • dabbobean

    harold ford made an attempt to take a bullet for dear leader…..but it was a weak attempt at best. The others just sat there slackjawed and waited for it to be over. Knowing the next stupid senseless thing they uttered would be run on a loop for the conservative media outlets.

    Joe is an idiot and I don’t trust him one little bit…..but even a blind squirrel finds an acorn once in a while.

  • dabbobean

    harold ford made an attempt to take a bullet for dear leader…..but it was a weak attempt at best. The others just sat there slackjawed and waited for it to be over. Knowing the next stupid senseless thing they uttered would be run on a loop for the conservative media outlets.

    Joe is an idiot and I don’t trust him one little bit…..but even a blind squirrel finds an acorn once in a while.

  • Axelrod and his staff spends a lot of time writing scripts for the MSNBC shows and for Joe to go off script like this will get him into BIG trouble.

  • hedyanne

    Who even watches this show? Mika would never go against her Obama. They could care less what the rest of the world is going through….

    • amyshulk

      The beltway does. They practically direct the dang show, with Mika getting updates from the WH on her blackberry. It’s why I stopped watching.

  • TaimeAgair

    The Morning Joe show is laughable. He listed Ezekiel Emmanuel here as a good Democrat-good Lord. Joe Scarborough is schizophrenic politically. Today a Republican, tomorrow a Dem. No real principles. At least the lefty Mika is consistent in her political views.

  • I feel weird today…I actually agree with Joe. I need a shower now.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    I’m glad the video before Pinka could open her trap with some liberal nonsense!!! I’m a bit surprised that Joe spoke the truth about the clueless president…but it was good to hear it finally from a show on MSNBC. The president has done zero to fix any fiscal problems, but he sure has created some HUGE problems of his own doing….but he’ll blame it on Bush nonetheless.

  • PVG

    Is this the official start of Joe’s potus campaign?

  • repubboy

    Okay Joe.. So what is it that you really wanted to say, This is so not like you ! So I can’t really believe a word that came out of your mouth.
    Sorry Joe but you are still a puke RHINO to me.

  • Grumpa37

    Yes, the pResident is absurd, but I think it was Stuart Varney who pointed out (again) today that US tax revenue is many times what will be needed to climb out of our debt, IF we can stop B Hussein’s campaign to redistribute our dwindling resources. SV didn’t say specifically that the first responsibility of all debtors is to service their debt. Barry won’t like it, but if part of the federal government shuts down now and then, strange priorities will be all on him. He and his many surrogates will blame us, but he’ll whimper as well as whine. I’ve heard men whimper. It is an incredibly sad sound.

  • PatrickHenrysBody

    Whenever a lefty says, “You and I both know,” they’re really saying “I need to get you to agree with me, no matter what the facts are, so that I don’t lose credibility during the debate.”

  • bobemakk

    Whatever Obama does is laughable. In the years to come he will be the laughing stock of even the lamestream media when they wake the hell up and see what a fool he is.