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Mika: Governor Mike Pence Must Be A Bigot, Because He ‘Sounds Like’ And ‘Looks Like’ One [VIDEO]

Host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Mika Brzezinski said it was fair to call Indiana Gov. Mike Pence a bigot, because he “looks like” and “sounds like” one after his support for the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. (VIDEO: Al Sharpton Compares Indiana Religious Freedom Law To Slavery, Jim Crow)

“These are firmly held beliefs that people have had for thousands years,” argued her co-host Joe Scarborough. “And you can call it bigotry if you want to. ..”

(“Yes, I would,” Brzezinski mouthed at the camera.)

“…But just because the attitude in the United States of America has changed over the past decade doesn’t mean that we on this set in Manhattan should judge, I’m sorry, a florist in Little Rock, Arkansas or in Indianapolis.” (RELATED: Owners Of Indiana Pizzeria Opposed To Gay Marriage Receive Death Threats)

Brzezinski disagreed, naturally. “Do not go there, Governor Pence,” she warned. “This is ridiculous. He totally stepped in it. Politically terrible. People are calling him a bigot because [he] sounds like one and looks like one. I’m sorry.”

Making the blonde-haired, blue-eyed MSNBC host’s statement all the more ridiculous was that she had just denounced those who would “judge” those they disagree with. “The time has come for same-sex marriage or whatever you want to call  it. And it’s not our, it’s not our place to judge or deny business to people that we disagree with in anyway.”

[h/t Newsbusters]

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