Scarborough Has Had It: Michael Brown ‘Is Your Hero? Really?’

Joe Scarborough is mad as hell and not etc.

“Someone needs to tell me why Michael Brown has been chosen as the face of black oppression,” Scarborough said, arguing the left’s martyrdom of Brown mirrored the right’s lionization of George Zimmerman.

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“There are so many great people to embrace as heroes in the black community, that deciding you’re going to embrace a guy who knocked over a convenience store and then according to a Grand Jury testimony acted in ways that would get my children shot? …That’s your hero? That’s the reason you want to burn down black businesses?…Really? This is your mission in life?”

“It’s not a black-white situation,” Donny Deutsch added for reasons that entirely pass understanding. “It’s a thug-police officer situation …This is not doing the black community any favors.”

Watch the clip below, via MSNBC:

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