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Joe Scarborough Tries to Walk Back Trump-9/11 Comparison After Getting Pummeled: ‘Should Have Shown More Care’

Joe Scarborough took a step backwards on Tuesday after receiving heavy criticism for asking whether President Donald Trump had a more detrimental impact on America than 9/11.

Scarborough laid out his comparison in a Washington Post column titled “Trump is harming the dream of America more than any foreign adversary ever could.” On today’s Morning Joe, the MSNBC host defended his writings by saying America became stronger after the September 11 terror attack, whereas Trump corrodes the concepts upon which the country stands.

Lots of people noticed his comparison and made it clear they did not approve:

Eventually, Scarborough seemed to acknowledge the outrage and he admitted that he chose his words carelessly.

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