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Mika: ‘Media Would Be Exploding’ If Gruber Was A Republican [VIDEO]

Co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” went off the liberal script this morning, shaming the mainstream media for ignoring the story of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber saying the “stupidity of the American voter” required them to lie in order to pass the bill.

Brzezinski mentioned that she had seen the Gruber story the day before, and she was “surprised it didn’t emerge” in the mainstream media. “Nobody covered it except for some right-wing outlets,” she said. “Had this been a Republican, what do you think would have happened?” (RELATED: Krauthammer: Gruber Obamacare Comments Are ‘True Voice Of Liberal Arrogance’)

Mike Barnicle compared him to Ronald Reagan’s budget director David Stockman, who was hammered for comments he made in 1981 saying that no one in the White House understood what the budget numbers meant. “So let me guess, nobody dealt with it, right? Just a few left-wing bloggers brought it up, right? It wasn’t covered? I think there was a huge firestorm, I believe.” (RELATED: Yet Another Video Emerges Of Obamacare Architect Calling Americans ‘Stupid’)

“It was,” he agreed.

“Exactly! That’s my point!” she yelled.

Later in the second hour, they returned to the same topic. “That was a huge gaffe, right?” Brzezinski said, “We can all agree on that. I do think had it been a Republican, the media would be exploding.”

[h/t Newsbusters]

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