Joe Scarborough

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Not to be confused with Rick Scarborough.

Joe Scarborough is a pundit, former Republican congressman, and the host of Morning Joe on MSNBC. Unlike most of his coworkers, Scarborough is generally conservative[1], though he'd still be a socialist by Fox News standards.

In the period leading up to the 2012 election, Scarborough was the source of much lulz after criticizing Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight for predicting something other than a toss-up: "Anybody that thinks that this race is anything but a tossup right now is such an ideologue [that] they should be kept away from typewriters, computers, laptops, and microphones for the next ten days, because they're jokes."[2] Silver was of course right about everything, leading Scarborough to later (sort of) apologize.[3]

Though historically anti-gun control, Scarborough came out in favor of stronger measures after the Sandy Hook massacre.[4]

Unlike most Americans who call themselves conservatives, Scarborough is in favor of gun control and assault weapons bans.

He enjoys praising the Koch brothers for their magnificent public work and helping out the average person.

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  1. Scarborough, however, engages in a significant amount of Republican bashing.
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  3. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1112/84115.html
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