Freedom Rider: The Real Problem with Joy Ann Reid

(Oh look. The Scoop Jackson Dems find they have more in common with the Scoop Jackson neocons than they do with people who are actually on the Real Left. What a shock. I’ve been saying that for more than a decade now and they finally admit it.)

by Margaret Kimberly, BAR

“One of the more amazing outcomes of the Trump administration is the number of neoconservatives that are now my friends and I am aligned with. I found myself agreeing on a panel with Bill Kristol. I agree more with Jennifer Rubin, David Frum and Max Boot than I do with some people on the far left.”Joy Ann Reid

Joy Ann Reid is among the stars of MSNBC, the Comcast-owned cable news network which enjoys an undeserved reputation as being left leaning. Reid, Rachel Maddow and Chris Hayes are little more than well paid mouth pieces for the Democrats and their neoliberal agenda. MSNBC is rightly known as MSDNCowing to this very obvious allegiance.

Reid has been in the news lately not because of any ground breaking coverage but because of posts she made long ago on a personal blog. She wrote homophobic comments, then claimed to have been hacked and sought validation from a so-called expert who was affiliated with white supremacists . She made an abject apology but can’t put the matter behind. She is now in trouble because long ago she stated truthfully that CNN’s Wolf Blitzer was an AIPAC spokesperson. She made fun of John McCain by comparing him to a serial killer and she questioned the official story of the 9/11 terror attacks. This columnist isn’t bothered by any of those things but it is interesting that she gets scrutiny for all the wrong reasons…

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2 Responses

  1. My computer died, and I was wondering why I wasn’t getting notifications of your posts, Scott, so I’m posting just to reactivate the notifications.

  2. Then again, I did get this latest one, so anyway, good to see you are posting again, Scott, and hope all is as well as can be.

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