MSNBC’s Morning Joe, like every other “news” program, is squeezing out all it can from the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.
But Mika Brzezinski seems to have had it.
As Joe Scarborough started ramping up, Mika cut in:
“That’s last weeks’ question and the theories are for later in the show. And I’ll tell you why, because…stop for a second…here’s what we got at this point. It’s 17 minutes past the hour; we shouldn’t be talking about theories. If you want to go to a network that has theories about Pakistan just blared across for hours and hours and hours, you’ve got many choices out there. But that’s actually capitizliing on a non-story for the sake of ratings because peoples’ imaginations are piqued by this, and that’s not responsible. We did the plane, we will do the plane, it will be done again, we will do the facts.”
Joe tries to assuage her, but one can hear Brzezinski plead, “Just stop. We’ve got to go to Ukraine,” as the video cuts out.
In the aftermath, Joey S laughed it off on Twitter…
For humorless liberals who thought I was being rude to Mika today, my sincere apologies that you are too thick to get the joke.
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) March 24, 2014
and Brzezinski tweeted that she appreciates Scarborough is there to “soften [her] edge.”
— Mika Brzezinski (@morningmika) March 24, 2014
But either way, it’s nice to hear someone on TV say what we’re all thinking about it.