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Joy Reid

 

Am I quoting her?  No.  Is that a fair import of what she said?  Well, listen below and judge for yourself.

How does this woman still have any job that puts her close to a microphone?

During her show “ReidOut” on Tuesday, in covering Pres. Trump’s visit to Kenosha, Reid had three guests.

During the course of the discussion, she said the following:

 

Reid:  “When leaders, lets say in the Muslim world, talk a lot of violent talk, and encourage their supporters to be willing to commit violence… in order to win against whoever they decide is the enemy, we in the US media describe that as they are radicalizing those people, particularly when they are radicalizing young people, that’s how we talk about the way Muslims act.”

Radicalized Muslims are violent?

Huh?  I thought Pres. Obama banned such thinking on the left?

I thought Islam was a “Religion of Peace”?

Is Joy Reid secretly a member of Mossad?

How is it that MSNBC can fire a guy like Chris Matthews who — given all his faults as a lefty-liberal commentator — nevertheless had legitimate political insights and opinions from his four decades of involvement and observations of DC politics, and give the imbecilic simpleton — and homophobe — Joy Reid his show slot?

From Vox — which should have been a sympathetic voice:

The posts, for example, suggested — without much, if any, evidence — that Tom Cruise, Karl Rove, and Chief Justice John Robert’s son are gay. Other posts made derogatory remarks about gay people, claiming that “most straight people cringe at the sight of two men kissing” and that “adult gay men tend to be attracted to very young, post-pubescent types.” One post acknowledged, “Does that make me homophobic? Probably.

These are different from previous blog posts that Reid apologized for in December 2017. In those past posts, Reid wrote that then-Florida Gov. Charlie Crist was gay, nicknamed him “Miss Charlie,” and claimed that he only married a woman for political purposes. Reid said her comments were “insensitive, tone-deaf and dumb….

Instead of apologizing for the more recently resurfaced blog posts, though, Reid at first denied that she posted them altogether. In a statement to Mediate on Monday, Reid said that the blog posts were the work of hackers and “part of an effort to taint my character with false information by distorting a blog that ended a decade ago.”

There was always reason to be skeptical of the claim. For one, the blog posts were archived by internet crawlers and, in those archives, really dated to the mid-to-late 2000s — a time when Reid wasn’t an MSNBC host or even a widely known national figure, raising questions about why someone would bother hacking her. This helped elevate the controversy further, as even some of Reid’s supporters questioned why she didn’t apologize instead of making assertions that have no evidence behind them and that many find literally unbelievable.

Reid herself acknowledged the skepticism on her show on Saturday: “When a friend found [the posts] in December and sent them to me, I was stunned. Frankly, I couldn’t imagine where they’d come from or whose voice that was. In the months since, I’ve spent a lot of time trying to make sense of these posts. I hired cybersecurity experts to see if somebody had manipulated my words or my former blog. And the reality is they have not been able to prove it.”

That’s just doubling-down on stupid.

I hope she has those “experts” on speed-dial so they can get right on finding out who hacked into her show and “manipulated” her lips and voice to have her say “Radicals Muslims are violent.”