Chris Matthews may have made an appearance on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” this week, but that doesn’t mean the network’s reporters want to play hardball — especially when it comes to interviewing Democratic politicians.
On Thursday’s edition of “Morning Joe,” Mika Brzezinski debuted part one of her extended, sit-down interview with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The very first segment — the teaser intended to entice viewers to tune in — showed Brzezinski asking the Speaker of the House such probing questions as the following:
“Is there an app that you can’t live without?”“Do you use emojis?” (“I use hearts,” Pelosi replied. “I have a lot to do with food.”)“Do you like being called grandma?”
Brzezinski followed these by instructing Pelosi, “I’m going to say something, and you think of one word that comes to mind.” She then asked for Pelosi’s one-word impression of “millennials.”
“Joy to the world!” came Pelosi’s four-word answer.
Brzezinski continued to toss softballs over home plate for the 81-year-old San Francisco Democrat