Morning Joe Fascinated by That Report of Steve Bannon Destroying a Jacuzzi With Acid


Don’t worry — Breaking Bad references were made.

As Morning Joe discussed reports of ongoing shakeups inside of the White House on Friday, Joe Scarborough took the opportunity to again blast President Trump’s Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, blaming him for the turmoil. As the panel talked about how Bannon reportedly tried to intimidate the House Freedom Caucus during a recent meeting, Mika Brzezinski snarked that maybe Bannon should’ve “[cleaned] out another bathtub with acid.”

Brzezinski was referencing a profile of Bannon from earlier this month in The Washington Post, which examined the curious aspects of the former Brietbart chief’s nomadic lifestyle. One detail that got a lot of attention was an anecdote about a landlord who found Bannon’s former home left in disrepair and a jacuzzi destroyed after it was seemingly covered in acid.

Brzezinski and Scarborough tried to change the subject to a Wall Street report from Sara Eisen, but they couldn’t stop talking about acid baths and the ruined jacuzzi. Even after Eisen gave her report, Scarborough kept things going by polling today’s panel to see if anyone else ever washed a tub with acid.

The Morning Joe hosts ended up talking about the report multiple times throughout the last 15 minutes of the show. When they brought up the infamous Breaking Bad acid-bath moment in an interview with Jim Himes (D-CT), the congressman remarked that “it’s gonna take a while to get [the scene] out of my head.”

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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