Joe Scarborough Unloads On Franklin Graham For Attacking Pete Buttigieg: ‘Shut Up, You Are a Disgrace!’
During Thursday’s edition of “Morning Joe,” MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough slammed Rev. Franklin Graham over his attack on Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s sexuality, saying that the evangelical leader is a “disgrace” for “Normalizing Donald Trump.”
After reading Graham’s statement demanding Buttigieg to “repent” for being gay, Scarborough delivered a brutal response and told Graham to keep quiet about others’ sexuality when he has spend the past three years cheering on serial adulterer Donald Trump.
“Just shut up!” he said. “You are a disgrace! You are a disgrace for normalizing Donald Trump’s behavior!”
The morning Joe host said Graham’s attacks on Buttigieg were particularly obnoxious because he has been saying for years now that a president’s personal character isn’t important — only to say that it’s important again once he’s talking about a gay Democrat.
“These evangelical leaders, they are now using their positions to gain political power and apologize for Donald Trump!” he thundered. “Now suddenly Franklin Graham’s talking about lifestyles and sinning, and a guy who has gone through a very difficult personal journey to figure out who he really is, he’s criticizing them for that?”
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