MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough was less than impressed with a Monday NBC/WSJ poll showing Donald Trump losing to Hillary Clinton by double digits, accusing the poll of being “cooked” to get the result.
Scarborough’s problem was the timing of the polling, which began after Trump’s “grab ’em by the pussy” comments were uncovered Friday but ended before Sunday’s debate. “This NBC/Wall Street Journal poll– we work here and love working here,” Scarborough began (MSNBC is a subsidiary of NBC Universal). “They take the poll the second the crisis starts and they stop it just before the debate.”
“It could not have been cooked more to get the result they got,” he asserted.
His co-host Mika Brzezinski pushed back a bit at that. “I don’t think it was cooked, I think no one was thinking,” she said.
“You cook it by the point you put it,” he responded. “It’s just ridiculous to say, ‘We’re going to put this at the height of the scandal, and so they get a 14 point lead.’ What do you expect?”
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