Video: MSNBC host asks whether we can trust Catholic justices in Hobby Lobby case

posted at 9:21 am on March 25, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

If one wants sober and careful analysis of legal issues, the last media outlet one would choose would be MSNBC — and Joy Reid demonstrates why. Taking a page from Jamie Stiehm and using a construct that would be called bigotry in any other context, Reid warns viewers that a Supreme Court full of Catholics are a threat to the progress toward a more secular nation, especially in the Hobby Lobby/Conestoga case being heard at the Supreme Court today. Can you really trust Catholics to interpret the law, Reid asks (via Truth Revolt and Jeff Dunetz):

Now, the most famous use of corporate personhood was Citizens United, which opened the door to corporate people spending lots of money to sway elections. The new cases ask whether corporations are not just people, but people who can have religious beliefs. Can the Hobby Lobby Craft Store chain, and Conestoga Wood Specialties of Pennsylvania claim that covering contraception in their employees’ health plans violates their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration act, which says government can’t substantially burden a person’s exercise of religion? And can a New Mexico photographer refuse to shoot a gay wedding through her corporate expression of herself? The Obama administration is arguing that corporations are, in fact, not people, and that they can’t shield themselves behind religious beliefs. The court that will decide includes six Catholic justices, some of whom have not been shy about asserting their religion. And all of this is taking place as the country becomes more secular. Even as the fervently religious fight even harder than ever to push creationism in taxpayer funded schools, and on science TV shows. And where the question of corporate personhood has gone from whether the railroad has to pay its taxes to whether corporations can be religious people. The question is do you trust this court to make those decisions?

The decision will almost certainly avoid the discussion of corporate personhood, as Lyle Denniston predicted last week at SCOTUSBlog, because the Supreme Court doesn’t need to go that far to reach a decision in either direction:

But the Court need not go that far, even if it should lean toward ruling in favor of an exemption within the business world from the ACA’s contraceptive mandate.  It could decide that the Green family and the Hahn family have a right to exercise their religious beliefs in the way they run their business firms, and that this mandate intrudes on those rights.

Along the way, of course, the Justices would have to find a way around the conventional business law notion that corporations stand apart from their owners.  But they could do that with a very narrow definition of the rights of the owners of a company that is so closely held that it is essentially not a public corporation, except in name.  Again, though, that would grow out of the rights of the owners, not of the corporate entity itself.

It wouldn’t necessarily need to even go that far. The court could find that government cannot establish a crisis in contraception access that makes it a compelling state interest in the first place, which puts it at odds with the RFRA. We’ll have more on that later, though.

Jeff points out the hypocrisy at MSNBC evident in this clip:

If there was three African-Americans on the court and someone protested that those three black Justices could not fairly judge civil rights cases, there would be screams of racism coming from the media, and those screams would be justified.

However because Joy Reid was questioning Catholic judges, it’s no big deal.  In the world of the  mainstream media it’s only bigotry when directed toward certain groups, blacks, women, Muslims, Hispanics, etc. But Joy Reid’s comments were just as bigoted as anything coming from David Duke. Ms Reid should be chastised for her bigotry–but that will never happen because Catholics are not one of MSNBC’s “protected groups.”

It’s worth noting that the six Catholic justices on the Supreme Court rarely reach any kind of consensus, unless it is a consensus shared by the whole court. Reid bases her argument of religious bias on literally nothing at all but her own prejudice. One suspects it’s because of the desperation the Left has over the Hobby Lobby case and the HHS mandate in general, but it may just be that Reid has a bias against Catholics in public life apart from this, too.


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“They’re nearly as bad as the Joos….,” Chrissy Matthews said.

/S <—— that is a sarcasm tag

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Judges are supposed to apply the LAW. It’s not SUPPOSED to matter who the judge is.

Of course, we know that ceased to be the case decades ago. If Catholics are disqualified from service then what about one of the Democrat Party’s demigods: JFK?

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:26 AM

I say throw out all Christian and Catholic Justices and just put Moslems in charge!

/Bish

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 9:26 AM

People in glass houses, Ms. Reid…

Can we really trust a progressive to deliver an unbiased world view… or adhere to any degree of journalistic objectivity?

See how that works, Ms. Reid?

thatsafactjack on March 25, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Expect no better.

Joy Reid is a racist and a bigot who makes all decisions based on skin color and religious belief, so she projects that into the Supreme Court justices.

She’s also a stupid puppet for Obama. She is being the mouthpiece for the Obama administration because she’s a moronic true believer cultist.

northdallasthirty on March 25, 2014 at 9:27 AM

If there was three African-Americans on the court and someone protested that those three black Justices could not fairly judge civil rights cases, there would be screams of racism coming from the media, and those screams would be justified.

However because Joy Reid was questioning Catholic judges, it’s no big deal. In the world of the mainstream media it’s only bigotry when directed toward certain groups, blacks, women, Muslims, Hispanics, etc. But Joy Reid’s comments were just as bigoted as anything coming from David Duke. Ms Reid should be chastised for her bigotry–but that will never happen because Catholics are not one of MSNBC’s “protected groups.”

A liberal moon bat suddenly realizes there are Catholic on the supreme court?

I guess we need a religion test for future justices so there is no chance of anything interfering with our nation’s progress toward moral turpitude…

workingclass artist on March 25, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Joy Reid is a troll – like all the other talking heads at MSDNC

22044 on March 25, 2014 at 9:29 AM

But will Benedict Roberts rule it a tax?

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

I say throw out all Christian and Catholic Justices and just put moslems in charge!

/Bish

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 9:26 AM

There will be a LOT of beheadings of Hollywood sluts if that were the case. The left will rue the day they allied with islam.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

/S <—— that is a sarcasm tag

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Yes, we know.

HiJack on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Now, Now. Lets not all start “Bigot-shaming” because that would be “bossy”.

Mord on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

She’s a guy.

HiJack on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

I say throw out all Christian and Catholic Justices and just put Moslems in charge!

/Bish

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 9:26 AM

Sharia Now – 2016

workingclass artist on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Amazing how Liberals named “Joy” exude the opposite. Big ugly.

Joy Reid, Joy Behar…..

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:31 AM

But will Benedict Roberts rule it a tax?

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Sure, why not? Roberts ruling on Obamacare is the worst SCOTUS ruling since Dred Scott. Obama must have “binders full” of NSA stuff on him.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Progs are ramping up their war on Judeo-Christian heritage. Don’t just defeat them. Crush them. Put them back underground where they belong.

petefrt on March 25, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Amazing how Liberals named “Joy” exude the opposite. Big ugly.

Joy Reid, Joy Behar…..

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:31 AM

For a moment I mistook her for Moochelle with a haircut, but she doesn’t have a PERMANENT scowl which gave it away.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Yes, we know.

HiJack on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Just trying to avoid the usual scatter shot lecture by blink or Brian…..

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Obama must have “binders full” of NSA stuff on him.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:31 AM

This.

petefrt on March 25, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Progs are ramping up their war on Judeo-Christian heritage. Don’t just defeat them. Crush them. Put them back underground where they belong.

petefrt on March 25, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Separation is the ultimate answer. I don’t think the two sides can exist in the same nation anymore.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:33 AM

But will Benedict Roberts rule it a tax?

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Sure, why not? Roberts ruling on Obamacare is the worst SCOTUS ruling since Dred Scott. Obama must have “binders full” of NSA stuff on him.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Rumor has it smirking Benedict Roberts wants to be a scoutmaster for all the wrong reasons…

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:34 AM

MSNBC host asks whether we can trust Catholic justices in Hobby Lobby case

Happy Nomad asks why we should trust clearly racist and biased anchors on a liberal propaganda outlet.

Happy Nomad on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

They don’t trust blacks on the court, don’t trust Catholics on the court…they have a very narrow litmus test.

Actually it’s easy, they have to be liberal, radical liberal, ignore the constitution liberal, and that would make them qualified.

right2bright on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

After Obamacare “tax” can we trust any of them?

Herb on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

I would *think* we should win this case. I remember that even dopey Biden got smacked down by Michelle when he spoke up about this gratuitous intrusion.

If Soto has ANY respect for her Catholic faith, she’ll be on the right side of this argument. But, she’s an Obama appointment, so I wouldn’t hold out any hope. OTOH, I think I remember once even hearing Ginsburg in an interview speak very cautiously and circumspectly about this component of the law. Would be really nice to have a 7-2 ruling or better on this.

crrr6 on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

It’s amazing that so many of her people of color are being murdered.
They don’t seem to care.

Bambi on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

It’s called *projection*. She just thinks that Catholic Judges will do exactly what Liberal Judges do when they are deciding a case. They go with their liberal bias 100% of the time, and she just assumes that everyone does the same thing, ergo, the Catholic Judges will rule against this case. She simply cant see any other world view from where she sits.

Johnnyreb on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

It’s amazing that so many of her people of color are being murdered.
They don’t seem to care.

Bambi on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

“Ain’t no loot in protestin’ ‘dat.”

—– Revrum Al

viking01 on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

I was born and lived in NY until I moved to FL 10 years ago at age 53. Went to Catholic elementary school and then Catholic girls college. I had never personally experienced any real prejudice towards catholics in those years, probably because the northeast had a big population of them in my area in nassau county particularly.
Then last year I was working for a woman with a home business and when the pope resigned I happened to mention it in passing. She asked me, “are you Catholic??” When I said that was what I was raised, she looked at me as if she had encountered an alien from another planet. She said she had never in her life met one and her and her family, friends and the rest of the universe were Baptists. After that day she didn’t treat me the same.
Funny, about 3 weeks later, out of the blue, she told me she had to let me go because she had to take care of some personal obligations.

BeachBum on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Would be really nice to have a 7-2 ruling or better on this.

crrr6 on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Careful, that 7-2 ruling could flip.

HiJack on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

If corporations don’t have free speech rights or religious rights under the First Amendment then no corporate new organization has the right of freedom of the press. So they should not object when the next Republican President shuts down their network because corporate MSNBC isn’t covered by the First Amendment’s protection of press freedom.

jerryofva on March 25, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Separation is the ultimate answer. I don’t think the two sides can exist in the same nation anymore.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:33 AM

The left is welcome to the Pacific coast and Northeast. I guess they’ll need a migratory zone through Madison WI, Chicago, Ann Arbor, and Cleveland.

Happy Nomad on March 25, 2014 at 9:38 AM

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Multiculturalism has within itself the seeds for its own destruction: Balkanization.

petefrt on March 25, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Joy Reid ~> Neo-Bircher

She sounds just like some of the members of the John Birch Society, who questioned whether a Catholic like JFK could faithfully serve as POTUS because he might actually be subservient to the Vatican.

Resist We Much on March 25, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Her time slot on MSNBC is suppose to be ignored by people with brains. Working!

Sabercat2 on March 25, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Everyone knows that the Vatican and the Rothschilds have an international cabal to form a Masonic empire ruled by Israel….duh!

OliverB on March 25, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Separation is the ultimate answer. I don’t think the two sides can exist in the same nation anymore.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:33 AM

I agree. Besides meaningless recreational activities and a common language (less so, nowadays), what do we have in common with the socialist states anymore? Answer: nothing.

crrr6 on March 25, 2014 at 9:40 AM

If corporations don’t have free speech rights or religious rights under the First Amendment then no corporate new organization has the right of freedom of the press.

jerryofva on March 25, 2014 at 9:38 AM

More importantly, why in the hell is the government suing Hobby Lobby when they’ve essentially granted everybody else exemptions, delays, or waivers? War on Christ by the Muslim in the White House and his filthy minions.

Happy Nomad on March 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

There are studies that literally show that a person is more likely to be abducted by a UFO then MSNBC not being bigoted, and hateful.

NotCoach on March 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Something tells me that the fact that the judge who overlooked the Prop 8 case is gay is something that she has absolulately no problems with.

DethMetalCookieMonst on March 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Reid, time to beam up, again. This time, take your Uncle Harry with you. Oh, wait, he may be Catholic. In that case, The Horned One will take care of it. How is she bigoted? – let me count the ways….

vnvet on March 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Her actions are the product of the Left’s own devising. When you play identity politics for decades, the only result is increased prejudice as everyone is viewed through the prism of the group to which each person belongs. Some might say unintended consequences. I say the goal is a weak, fractured country. A house divided…

SLMeyer on March 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Good one Joy…I’ll wait for you to ask,

“Can we trust Clarence Thomas, because he’s…..Black”.

ToddPA on March 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Court rules that corporation can have a racial identity.

http://www.nationalreview.com/bench-memos/372902/can-profit-corporation-have-racial-identity-ed-whelan

I bet Joy Reid is OK with this.

Mark1971 on March 25, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Hmmmm. Note the dress. Is Reid an oreo?

vnvet on March 25, 2014 at 9:44 AM

They don’t trust blacks on the court, don’t trust Catholics on the court…they have a very narrow litmus test.

Actually it’s easy, they have to be liberal, radical liberal, ignore the constitution liberal, and that would make them qualified.

right2bright on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Democrats don’t trust the People to vote either. Which is why they rig elections and try to circumvent them completely via unelected bureaucrats and judges.

If we have freedom we have the freedom to choose things liberals don’t like. They can’t have that.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Can you really trust Catholics to interpret the law, Reid asks

The last part of that question should read, “…the way we want them to?”

Sterling Holobyte on March 25, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Good one Joy…I’ll wait for you to ask,

“Can we trust Clarence Thomas, because he’s…..Black”.

ToddPA on March 25, 2014 at 9:41 AM

Joy says no and points at herself as proof.

NotCoach on March 25, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Hmmmm. Note the dress. Is Reid an oreo?

vnvet on March 25, 2014 at 9:44 AM

No, a child molester, an allegation that is WIDESPREAD that he has yet to answer by the way.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:47 AM

You’re literally more likely to be abducted by aliens than hear anything intelligent from her.

Flange on March 25, 2014 at 9:48 AM

I was born and lived in NY until I moved to FL 10 years ago at age 53. Went to Catholic elementary school and then Catholic girls college. I had never personally experienced any real prejudice towards catholics in those years, probably because the northeast had a big population of them in my area in nassau county particularly.
Then last year I was working for a woman with a home business and when the pope resigned I happened to mention it in passing. She asked me, “are you Catholic??” When I said that was what I was raised, she looked at me as if she had encountered an alien from another planet. She said she had never in her life met one and her and her family, friends and the rest of the universe were Baptists. After that day she didn’t treat me the same.
Funny, about 3 weeks later, out of the blue, she told me she had to let me go because she had to take care of some personal obligations.

BeachBum on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

The world has truly become backwards.

Hawkerflyer on March 25, 2014 at 9:48 AM

Is this the same nitwit that said ‘literally’ there are more alien abductions than instances of voter fraud?

Midas on March 25, 2014 at 9:50 AM

I was born and lived in NY until I moved to FL 10 years ago at age 53. Went to Catholic elementary school and then Catholic girls college. I had never personally experienced any real prejudice towards catholics in those years, probably because the northeast had a big population of them in my area in nassau county particularly.
Then last year I was working for a woman with a home business and when the pope resigned I happened to mention it in passing. She asked me, “are you Catholic??” When I said that was what I was raised, she looked at me as if she had encountered an alien from another planet. She said she had never in her life met one and her and her family, friends and the rest of the universe were Baptists. After that day she didn’t treat me the same.
Funny, about 3 weeks later, out of the blue, she told me she had to let me go because she had to take care of some personal obligations.

BeachBum on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Grew up in the buckle of the bible belt surrounded by Old School Baptists…The type who call Catholicism the Whore of Babylon.

It happens sometimes…I usually shrug it off.

I think it getting better though…at least that’s what I’ve seen.

*The senile Jimmy Carter lumped Baptists & Catholics together saying we were oppressing the womnyz…*

OY! The Irony….

workingclass artist on March 25, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Would be really nice to have a 7-2 ruling or better on this.

crrr6 on March 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Careful, that 7-2 ruling could flip.

HiJack on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

You could be right, but I’d love to know who among Alito, Thomas and Scalia would flip. I still think this would be a bridge too far for Kennedy and probably Roberts.

If it’s 7-2 the wrong way, I’m ready to renounce my citizenship and move to Costa Rica.

crrr6 on March 25, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Joy Reid- man, woman or tranny?

Just curious

Doyle Hargrave on March 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM

No, a child molester, an allegation that is WIDESPREAD that he has yet to answer by the way.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Wrong Reid. This Reid thinks you’re more likely to be beamed up to a UFO than find examples of voter fraud.

Flange on March 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM

NO ONE is equal, in the eyes of a liberal.

jake-the-goose on March 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Everyone knows that the Vatican and the Rothschilds have an international cabal to form a Masonic empire ruled by Israel….duh!

OliverB on March 25, 2014 at 9:40 AM

HA!

Illuminati/Sharia – 2016

workingclass artist on March 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM

BeachBum on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

You wouldn’t have any more issues if you just wore a little pope hat on your chest like you’re supposed to do.

NotCoach on March 25, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Wow.

I can assume NBC has already fired her, right? I cannot imagine they would want an openly bigoted anchor on MSNBC.

MTF on March 25, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Then last year I was working for a woman with a home business and when the pope resigned I happened to mention it in passing. She asked me, “are you Catholic??” When I said that was what I was raised, she looked at me as if she had encountered an alien from another planet. She said she had never in her life met one and her and her family, friends and the rest of the universe were Baptists. After that day she didn’t treat me the same.
Funny, about 3 weeks later, out of the blue, she told me she had to let me go because she had to take care of some personal obligations.

BeachBum on March 25, 2014 at 9:37 AM

I used to experience similar prejudice from certain Baptists in my area as well. One “pastor” at my boss’s church (we did computer work for them) used to shove anti-Catholic propaganda pamphlets into my toolbox. What’s funny is people like that refer to the Catholic Church as a “cult”! A cult? We’ve only been around for over 2,000 years, and by comparison, the PROTESTANTS are the “cult” since the earliest of them date back only to 1517.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Now, Now. Lets not all start “Bigot-shaming” because that would be “bossy”.

Mord on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Hashtag worthy on #BlackBigotShaming

Srsly

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Joy Reid- man, woman or tranny?

Just curious

Doyle Hargrave on March 25, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Only on the weekends…..

VegasRick on March 25, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Wow.

I can assume NBC has already fired her, right? I cannot imagine they would want an openly bigoted anchor on MSNBC.

MTF on March 25, 2014 at 9:53 AM

#BlackBigotShaming

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 9:55 AM

VegasRick on March 25, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Please pass the Windex and STHU before I need a new keyboard.

Thank you.

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Hashtag worthy on #BlackBigotShaming

Srsly

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Joy Reid is on MSLSD solely for the reason that she fits the stereotype of loud fat black woman.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:56 AM

I’ll take my chances with Catholic justices over our Muzzie President.

RandallinHerndon on March 25, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Why does Hot Air continue to prop up MSNBC? It baffles me. We probably add to their viewership by everyone here watching clips from their website. Is Hot Air so stupid as to not understand that if people are watching their clips, then the hits go up on their website and that leads to more traffic and more revenue they can get from their sponsors? NOBODY watches MSNBC, yet we are constantly bombarded by stupid clips from the network.

Is Hot Air run by someone getting payola from MSNBC? Enough already!

Deckard BR on March 25, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Hawkerflyer on March 25, 2014 at 9:48 AM
workingclass artist on March 25, 2014 at 9:51 AM

The real kicker is that this woman is a huge Obama supporter and had even said to me one day…”no matter what some may think of him (Obama), no one could possibly say anything about her (Mooch) because she is just “So down to earth”. I bit my tongue and didn’t respond to that but it was very difficult. I’m sure her letting me go had as much to do with the fact that she could tell I wasn’t an Obama fan as it did with the fact that I was Catholic but the catholicism I guess sealed the deal for her.

BeachBum on March 25, 2014 at 9:57 AM

MSNBC host asks whether we can trust Catholic justices in Hobby Lobby case

Hot Air reader asks whether we can trust an MSNBC host to be objective about anything related to Christianity?
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Does anyone else get a Jehmu Greene vibe about this woman?

Flora Duh on March 25, 2014 at 9:59 AM

As if Liberals have just cause to be concerned about bias of the court! Seen the “above the fold” lead in comments over at SCOTUS blog today?

“Today the Court will hear oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius, the challenges to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate. Lyle Denniston previewed the oral argument for this blog; other coverage comes from Nina Totenberg of NPR, as well as from Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal, who discusses the “ideological role reversal” in the case, Adam Liptak of The New York Times, who focuses on the potentially broader effects of the Court’s decision, and Chantal Valery of Agence France-Presse. And at Talking Points Memo, Sahil Kapur provides an overview of the case and looks at the role in the case of Justice Antonin Scalia, the author of the 1990 decision that prompted Congress to pass the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Commentary on the case comes from Margaux J. Hall at Slate, Matt Bowman at the National Review Online, and Tom Donnelly in The New Republic.”

lineholder on March 25, 2014 at 9:59 AM

Since she is wearing the same dress that she wore in the other thread, she certainly achieved a whole lot of stupid in one evening.

Cindy Munford on March 25, 2014 at 9:59 AM

Is there a chance that this Joy woman is Harry Reid’s wife? He would probably consider her to be a trophy wife. Just wondering.

garydt on March 25, 2014 at 10:01 AM

The bigoted atheist channel strikes again!

rubberneck on March 25, 2014 at 10:01 AM

For a moment I mistook her for Moochelle with a haircut, but she doesn’t have a PERMANENT scowl which gave it away.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:32 AM

You forgot the hairy upper lip. Wait, isn’t that the oldest daughter?

RandallinHerndon on March 25, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Joy Reid is on MSLSD solely for the reason that she fits the stereotype of loud fat black woman.

ConstantineXI on March 25, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Trending on Twitter… #BlackBigotShaming

Starring… first up?!? Al Sharpton.

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 10:02 AM

If it wasn’t for Hotair I wouldn’t have any idea that MSNBC even existed. Maybe it’s time to scale back on the breathless MSNBC analysis.

GAbred on March 25, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Does anyone else get a Jehmu Greene vibe about this woman?

Flora Duh on March 25, 2014 at 9:59 AM

You PURPOSELY mis-spelled Heemoo’s name.

Racist.

Key West Reader on March 25, 2014 at 10:03 AM

don’t worry darling…. the state is judging the state…. do ya really think the state is gonna lose.

roflmmfao

donabernathy on March 25, 2014 at 10:04 AM

BeachBum on March 25, 2014 at 9:57 AM

She sounds like an all-around kook. Probably better for both of you she let you go.

crrr6 on March 25, 2014 at 10:05 AM

I’m sure Scalia and Sotomayor will give each other the secret Catholic wink before reaching their aligned opinions.
/

verbaluce on March 25, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Reid is a racist, masquerading as a “reporter”.

GarandFan on March 25, 2014 at 10:05 AM

Is Hot Air so stupid as to not understand that if people are watching their clips, then the hits go up on their website and that leads to more traffic and more revenue they can get from their sponsors?

Deckard BR on March 25, 2014 at 9:57 AM

The video above is embedded from YouTube, not the MSNBC website.

Flora Duh on March 25, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Vile… she discredits her profession… which is why she works at MSNBC…

Khun Joe on March 25, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Hmmmm. Note the dress. Is Reid an oreo?

vnvet on March 25, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Double-stuffed from the way she wears it.

RandallinHerndon on March 25, 2014 at 10:07 AM

If it wasn’t for Hotair I wouldn’t have any idea that MSNBC even existed. Maybe it’s time to scale back on the breathless MSNBC analysis.
GAbred on March 25, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Part of MSNBC’s business model is to say the most outrageous, over the top things specifically to provoke the outrage of conservative blogs and media in order to gin up lots of coverage (ie. free publicity) they could never get otherwise. And we always take the bait.

tommyboy on March 25, 2014 at 10:09 AM

Can we trust Catholic Justices? I don’t think so they’re all lawyers.

OliverB on March 25, 2014 at 10:13 AM

That was quick. Court is out. No decision made on Hobby Lobby case today. (Speculation that it won’t be made until June session)

lineholder on March 25, 2014 at 10:13 AM

The court could find that government cannot establish a crisis in contraception access that makes it a compelling state interest in the first place, which puts it at odds with the RFRA.

With studies showing that 99% of American women already have access to contraceptives, one can see why the government has a compelling interest in forcing employers to violate their religious beliefs to provide something which every woman already has.

Liberalthink! It literally makes no damn sense, but it keeps Barry and his 900-person entourage living large!

AZCoyote on March 25, 2014 at 10:13 AM

[lineholder on March 25, 2014 at 9:59 AM]

It’s disconcerting to see that Amy Howe deigned to suggest Kapur’s post has any worth considering by including it in her list. Maybe she didn’t read it, but Ann Althouse.

Dusty on March 25, 2014 at 10:17 AM

What you see with Reid is bone dumb ignorance.I saw her type promoted into morale killing positions in the Army for years.Everyone knew it and we all suffered because of PC.

docflash on March 25, 2014 at 10:18 AM

“Reid Between The Lines” = “Nothing Between the Ears”

ColBubba on March 25, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Try and suggest Sponsor or Ginsberg would let their sex influence decisions and your career would be over

NYCMike on March 25, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Trust? Trust you say . . . what the hell do Democrats know about trust. These dirtbags are incorrigible.

rplat on March 25, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Ms. Reid, if elections have consequences then so do appointments. Bite it.

Kissmygrits on March 25, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Well, we obviously can’t trust Roberts or ANY (D) to hold to their word on ANYTHING. And that’s a FACT.

Meople on March 25, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Is “Joy Ride” some kind of tranny name?

steebo77 on March 25, 2014 at 10:33 AM

She’s a guy.

HiJack on March 25, 2014 at 9:30 AM

So is she

:)

Shy Guy on March 25, 2014 at 10:34 AM

There sure must be a lot of affirmative action hires at MSNBC. This woman is an idiot. Also I blame Moochelle for the horrible fashion trend of sleeveless tops and dresses. This woman should keep those hunks of bologna covered.

neyney on March 25, 2014 at 10:36 AM

Joy Reid, the chubby Melissa Harris-Perry.

NoPain on March 25, 2014 at 10:36 AM

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