MSNBC host Joe Scarborough demeaned small business owners whose livelihoods were burned and looted amid last year’s leftist rioting while also making the false claim that the Jan. 6 Capitol incursion was an act of “insurrection” on Tuesday.
Scarborough, a former GOP congressman representing Florida’s 1st congressional district, left the Republican Party after former President Donald Trump was elected. The “Morning Joe” co-host, 57, must have left his empathy behind as well.
When attempting to make a point about the Capitol riot on his program on Tuesday morning, he targeted, of all people, taco stand owners, Newsbusters reported.
Scarborough rightly pointed out that private businesses are not exactly sacred places for Democracy when comparing the Capitol breach to the civil unrest of last spring and summer. Somehow, though, he ended up launching a disparaging remark to those who are self-employed in the foodservice industry.
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