On Friday's MTP Daily on MSNBC, host Chuck Todd offered a pompous commentary on how he was refusing to show what he thought was the worst of President Trump's Thursday night rally in Minneapolis. Todd made it sound like it was beyond the pale to criticize Rep. Ilhan Omar, or Hunter Biden.
MSNBC tweeted the video out on the Meet the Press account, and Andrew Klavan tweeted over it "I for one feel so safe now that@chucktodd is protecting me from hearing the news."
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CHUCK TODD: Tonight in "2020 Vision," President Trump held a campaign rally in Minnesota last night. There are parts of it we can't show you or rather there are parts of it we're not going to show you. The president's red meat vitriol wasn't new, neither was his use of profanity or his railing against the media or his attacks on Congresswoman Ilhan Omar or his anger at the "insane impeachment witch hunt."
None of that should go unremarked because the idea that the president of the United States is doing all of those things on a regular basis is actually quite remarkable. We're just not shocked any more. The fact that we now expect the president to act that way when he is in front of a crowd of his supporters is also remarkable, not unremarkable.
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Trump called Omar an "America-hating socialist" with "a history of launching virulent anti-semitic screeds," which he then quoted. NBC clearly doesn't want that...and certainly not Trump hailing the local Twin Cities blogger Scott Johnson of Power Line, who is one of the few to investigate Omar's bizarre marriages (and her new divorce). Then came the Hunter Biden portion. To hear Chuck tell it, Hunter Biden is as distant from the policy sphere as a Tiffany Trump or a Malia Obama:
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