A healthy marriage lets partners communicate about any subject, but that doesn’t necessarily apply to daytime television.
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, MSNBC co-hosts who have been married for three years, found themselves joking about needing a “marriage counselor” over a political argument that broke out during the first hour of Tuesday’s “Morning Joe.”
Closing out a discussion on the skyrocketing rate of gun sales over the last year, guest Steve Rattner added that violent crime had increased in 2020, as well.
“Why are murder rates suddenly going up now?” asked a perplexed Rattner.
The question caused Scarborough to hesitate about giving his opinion on his own show, presumably because pro-police sentiment would be unwelcome on MSNBC.
“You know, people don’t want to know the answer. You can give them the answer. They don’t want to know the answer, why those crimes are going up,” he said in short, halting sentences suffused with resignation. “I’ve given the answer; they get really mad, so we