Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough says Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of a mostly white small town, is the face of the Democratic Party. That’s despite having zero policy-rollout and polling zero with the black community nationwide.
"I've seen the future of the Democratic Party, and it's Mayor Pete." — @JoeNBC commenting on Pete Buttigieg's Fox News town hall and referencing rock critic Jon Landau's assessment of Bruce Springsteen in 1974. https://t.co/oAWU5WV3SA pic.twitter.com/KSNmc0KtnU
— Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) May 20, 2019
You will recall, Joe Scarborough and his co-worker turned wife, went all in for Donald Trump in the early days of his presidential campaign until they had a falling out. The last person who needs to tell the Democratic Party what to do is a one-time Trump flunkie.
Twitter clapped back hard:
The future of the Democratic Party is not the mayor of a small mostly white town. I get Joe’s need to pander to White men 24/7, he’s a misogynist to his bones but I hope no one in the DNC thinks this is true.
— WandaSpeaks67 (@WandaSpeaks67) May 20, 2019
His poll numbers with POC are so bad but okay🙄
— kelvin senjobe (@senjobek) May 20, 2019
Lol. A Republican telling us what our future is.
— Alexander Dukes (@alxcharlesdukes) May 20, 2019
Said the republican that rallied Trump….
— BJR (@joychar) May 20, 2019
I heard that @KamalaHarris had an *amazing* event this weekend. But are Mika and Joe Scarborough covering that on #MorningJoe? No. They only have love for Mayor Pete's event. And why is that? Because they have a history of hating women candidates. [See: @HillaryClinton in 2016]
— LaurenBaratzLogsted (@LaurenBaratzL) May 20, 2019
Kamala Harris had a rally yesterday but MSNBC thinks we need to only hear from Joe Biden and Mayor Pete#morningjoe
— House Of Impeachment🔥🔥 (@battletested5) May 20, 2019