NYT’s Maggie Haberman Chides Scarborough: ‘Everybody Finds This Funny Until It’s Aimed at Them’

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are on the receiving end of President Trump‘s ire this week, but New York Times correspondent Maggie Haberman recalled tonight when Scarborough laughed at Trump’s mockery of her colleague Serge Kovaleski.

Kovaleski, you may remember, is the disabled reporter Trump mocked in November 2015, during his presidential campaign.

Most cable news observers are aware that Scarborough and Brzezinski’s feelings about the President have evolved over time. And Haberman pointed out to Anderson Cooper on CNN tonight that Trump, well, has not:

“Everyone has a habit with Trump in particular of… trying to act as if he has not been this way the whole time––he has been this way for two years… In fact, I remember back to November 2015 when he mocked my colleague Serge Kovaleski, appeared to do it physically over a movement restriction that Serge was born with, and I saw that video aired on Morning Joe. And I don’t think that Joe Scarborough knew that there was a physical impairment at issue, but Joe Scarborough was laughing at that video of Trump mocking somebody. And so I think everybody finds this funny until it’s aimed at them.”

And yes, in case you’re wondering, Haberman is correct. Scarborough did indeed laugh about it.

Watch above, via CNN.

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