Today on Morning Joe Scarbrough took issue with Ted Cruz on Meet the Press for suggesting the president is using children as a political football.
Later in that very same show Mika brought up man who killed his family with an AR 15 (as if a different weapon would have prevented such a man) as an argument for banning them.
But just before the 7 AM hour Mika Brzezinski said something so incredible that I couldn’t believe I heard it. Talking about the push for Gun control post Newtown she referred to the aftermath of Newtown as an “OPPORTUNITY”
OPPORTUNITY? A bunch of dead kids is an OPPORTUNITY?
Let’s go to the dictionary:
[op-er-too-ni-tee, -tyoo-] Show IPA
noun, plural op·por·tu·ni·ties.
1. an appropriate or favorable time or occasion: Their meeting afforded an opportunity to exchange views.
2. a situation or condition favorable for attainment of a goal.
3. a good position, chance, or prospect, as for advancement or success.
Joe Scarborough is OUTRAGED at Ted Cruz saying children are being exploited in the “gun control” debate. Mike Barnicle insists the idea people are coming for guns is a lie yet in the same half hour Mika sees Newtown as “OPPORTUNITY!”
Pray tell Mika when you say Newtown is an Opportunity, can you tell us for what?
I guess Ted Cruz has you guys pegged.
Update: If you haven’t heard about Kendra St. Clair here is the video.
No Opportunity there for Morning Joe
Update 2: Colin Powell on Morning Joe:
— Peter Ingemi (@DaTechGuyblog) January 21, 2013
I’d love to know who “We” is. I think that’s a good question.