MSNBC host Joy Reid just let loose on Thanksgiving, which she described as a “problematic” “food holiday,” in a bizarre rant on Saturday morning. Reid also mocked supporters of President Donald Trump who her viewers might come into contact with at the Thanksgiving dining room table later this month.
“We are just over two weeks away from one of the most beloved American food holidays,” Reid began, according to Fox News. “Thanksgiving, where problematic actual history meets delicious cuisine, and many will be heading home to spend time with family and friends, eat a little too much and perhaps engage in a dreaded, contentious political debate with your cranky Uncle Roscoe when he starts yelling, ‘read the transcript!’ at the dinner table between bites of turkey and pumpkin pie.”
Reid went on to explain to her viewers that she would tell them “everything you need to understand about impeachment” so her viewers could “easily explain” the ongoing political firestorm to “Uncle Roscoe and Auntie Carol.”
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“Here’s a hint: Do not worry about trying to explain the cast of characters… or the very overused term, ‘quid pro quo.’ Most people can’t say it, spell it or understand it,” the “AM Joy” host explained. “What we’re actually talking about here is not a pithy Latin phrase. It’s something a lot simpler: bribery and extortion.”
“Beyond the whistleblower and over 100 hours of testimony backing up that fact, Donald Trump admitted to it, and even released edited notes from his call with the Ukrainian president — which by the way is not a transcript — that actually prove he did it! Even Uncle Roscoe and Auntie Carol ought to understand that,” Reid added.
Two months ago, the White House released a summary of the phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Democrats have claimed that Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate the political dealings of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, while the president and his supporters have argued that he did nothing wrong.
Reid has faced accusations of being “problematic” herself in the past, specifically when a series of homophobic blog posts on her website resurfaced in December of 2017. At the time, the MSNBC host first claimed that she had been hacked and had never written the posts, but it quickly became clear to many that this was likely a blatant lie.
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