Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough went off on Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday morning in a bizarre rant.
Mad World News reported that Scarborough defended White House Special Counsel Robert Mueller from Hannity, who referred to him as a mafia boss. Hannity made this comparison after former FBI Director James Comey compared President Donald Trump to a mafia boss.
“During Mueller’s time as a federal prosecutor in Boston, four — four men wrongfully imprisoned for decades — framed by an FBI informant,” Hannity said. He went on to point out that during Mueller’s time with the FBI, the bureau “looked the other way” on the criminal activity of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger because he was an informant for the FBI.
Hannity defended his comments on Twitter.
“Fake news please Follow the bouncing ball, I said THIS IS THE COMEY STANDARD. I am sure you are upset at the former FBI directors comments comparing a sitting President to the mob,” he said.
Hannity doubled down on this in a story he wrote for the Fox News website.
“If Comey is really looking for mobsters at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., he missed one – the Clinton crime family,” he wrote. “The Clinton crime family included numerous associates – Cheryl Mills, the Hillary consigliere to whom Comey granted immunity in exchange for nothing. Huma Abedin, her underboss, who also mishandled national secrets, even handing them over to her pervert husband, former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner.”
Scarborough, who has a long feud with Hannity, was infuriated by these comments.
“It’s beneath contempt,” the MSNBC host said. “Sean Hannity is a desperate, desperate man. Desperately defending a desperate, desperate president. Sean Hannity has a show that Shep Smith and the rest of the news people at Fox News consider to be a joke. They call it fake news, they call it entertainment. And that’s fine if people want to be entertained that way at night. People watch the Kardashians, too. But when you have people at Fox News saying that’s not really news, that’s entertainment, it is.”
“It’s trash, though. The fact that he is entertained and the fact that other people are entertained, by trashing a hero in Vietnam. By trashing a man that’s guided America through 9/11, a man that’s dedicated his entire life to protecting Americans at home and abroad, is beneath contempt. And it shows how desperate they all are,” Scarborough said.
“And sadly, it is the sign of just how low people will go to denigrate themselves and forever sully their historical reputation by defending the indefensible,” Scarborough later concluded. “Donald Trump … once again proves, that no one around him leaves without a sullied and tarnished reputation.”
Unfortunately for Scarborough, however, all he accomplished with this pathetic rant was showing that he is nothing but a fake Republican and a puppet for the Democratic Party. We can’t wait to see what Sean has to say about this tonight!