On Monday, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Mika Brzezinski dished out insults about Trump, calling him mentally unstable and questioning his ability to carry out his presidential duties.
Co-host Joe Scarborough began the segment by raking Trump over the coals for the people he surrounds himself with in the White House, and for having “no impulse control.”
He also called into question the president’s ability to do his job.
“As I said at the beginning of this show, I thought this presidency could happen,” Brzezinski said. “I thought [Trump] could win. It’s certainly not my first choice. But, I wanted to have hope. And I wanted to have an open mind so that, perhaps, the weight of this office, of this presidency, might guide him in a better direction than in his previous life. It is not.”
When the conversation turned to Trump’s series of Tweets over the weekend alleging that he and his team were wiretapped by the former administration, Brzezinski took the opportunity to label Trump as “possibly unfit mentally.”
She followed this by saying, “Sorry, I’m just saying what everyone is thinking.”
Scarborough argued that the president has selected “dangerous” people, and cited a recent Wall Street Journal report claiming an overall loss of trust in government while comparing the seriousness of the matter to Watergate.
“Let’s put it this way — I believe in his ability to communicate with people, and I believe in how he won,” Brzezinski replied. “I get why he won. I don’t believe in his ability to be able to do this job well. It’s past time that we lower the bar so low that we’re in the ditch.”
One of Monday’s panelists, Joanna Cole said that people in Europe are watching the presidency play out like a “soap opera,” to which Brzezinski implied that Trump is taking the country down a path of totalitarianism.
Brzezinski offered this doom-and-gloom analysis of Trump’s presidency: “I had hope and an open mind and I have lost hope completely and my mind is closed. This presidency is fake and failed.”
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