MSNBC’s Joy Reid Sparks Outrage With Nazi Joke

(MSNBC: June 18, 2017)

Ryan Saavedra Contributor
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MSNBC’s “AM Joy” host Joy-Ann Reid sparked outrage on Saturday by mocking former White House adviser Sebastian Gorka with a tweet that jokingly referred to Nazis.

Reid mocked Gorka with a picture that she commented on by tweeting, “When you get fired on vacation and Kelly yanks your temporary security clearance before you can get back. #Gorked #DidNaziThatComing

Gorka came under criticism in April for a photograph that was taken in January which shows him wearing “the uniform and medal of Vitézi Rend, a Hungarian order of merit that was once closely associated with Nazi Germany.”

The medal did not belong to Gorka; rather the medal belonged to his father who earned it “fighting against Hungary’s post-WWII Soviet-aligned regime.”

Gorka wears the medal to honor his father’s memory.

Reid’s tweet sparked outrage across Twitter from different media personalities:

A spokesperson for MSNBC did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

Ryan Saavedra