Morning Joe Explains Ferguson To Black People and Calls Michael Brown A Thug

The Fifth Column

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At the beginning of Monday morning’s episode of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough said that he was sick and tired of the Ferguson protests because they are based on “lies” and that it is sad that slain teenager Michael Brown has become the face of black oppression because he was a “thug.” In front of a panel exclusively of middle-aged white people (eventually they interviewed an African-American man via video after Joe’s tirade), Scarborough ranted about how he was speaking for 95% of Americans out there who feel exactly the same way he does about the protests. In his typically smug way, Scarborough put himself up on a pedestal and made it seem as if he is the only truth-teller in all of media.

Scarborough started the show by loudly complaining about the St. Louis Rams players coming out of the stadium tunnel before Sunday’s game

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