Scarborough Decries Mike Huckabee’s MS-13 Tweet as ‘So Racist’: Parallels to David Duke


MSNBC host Joe Scarborough called Mike Huckabee’s tweet tying the Central American MS-13 gang to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi “so racist” and suggested it is something former Klansman David Duke would say.

“Mike Huckabee sent out a tweet this week, it’s so racist that you even had an awful lot of conservative Christian leaders coming out,” Scarborough said on today’s airing of Morning Joe. “Whatever you want to call it — you pick — if you don’t want to pick, let’s say, parallels to the 1930s in Germany, let’s say David Duke, if that makes you feel more comfortable.”

The infamous tweet in question shows multiple Hispanic gang members covered in tattoos and includes the caption, “Nancy Pelosi introduces her campaign committee for the take back of the House.”

Huckabee responded to the accusations of racism in the following two tweets:

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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