Tag Archives: Joy Reid

Joy Reid Apologizes Again For Decade-Old Blog Posts

NBC News reports: MSNBC host Joy Reid apologized on Friday for a blog post published more than a decade ago that included an image of Sen. John McCain’s head photoshopped on top of the body of the Virginia Tech shooter. “While I published my blog, starting in 2005, I wrote thousands of posts in real time on the issues of ...

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Joy Reid Apologizes For “Hurtful” Blog Posts, Says She “Genuinely Believes” She Didn’t Write Them [VIDEO]

Vox reports: Joy-Ann Reid on Saturday apologized to the LGBTQ community for her past “hurtful” comments, following the resurfacing of homophobic blog posts from the mid-to-late 2000s. The host of MSNBC’s weekend show AM Joy has been under fire for newly uncovered blog posts published on Reid’s now-defunct blog, the Reid Report, in the mid-to late 2000s that repeatedly mocked ...

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Daily Beast “Hits Pause” On Joy Reid Columns

The Hill reports: The Daily Beast is “going to hit pause” on Joy Reid’s columns while its reporters investigate the MSNBC host’s claims around hacking of her old blog, which included homophobic comments that she says were “fabricated.” “Reid claims that she was hacked, that new blog posts aren’t really hers,” said Noah Shachtman, the publication’s executive editor, in a ...

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PFLAG Rescinds Award For Joy Reid After Reports Of Old Anti-LGBT Blog Posts, Reid Claims Blog Was Hacked

Via press release: PFLAG National—the nation’s first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people, their families, and allies—today has rescinded its Straight for Equality in Media award to political analyst Joy Reid. Said PFLAG National president Jean Hodges, “When we extended our invitation to Ms. Reid to honor her at our 45th anniversary celebration, we ...

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Former Evangelist Blasts Tony “Mulligan” Perkins: His Real Theology Is Revenge On People He Hates [VIDEO]

“Tony Perkins forgot his own theology and replaced it with a theology of revenge on people he disagrees with politically. That’s what’s going on here. This is the revenge of white evangelical right-wingers. Who they want to punch in the mouth is not just black Americans but, to put it in the words of the President of the United States, ...

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BOOM: Joy Reid Calls Out Ted Cruz For Claiming He Opposes Shutdowns: You’re Not Even A Good Liar

The Daily Beast reports: Asked whether shutdowns should be used as political leverage, Cruz bafflingly replied, “We should not be shutting the government down. I have consistently opposed shutdowns. In 2013, I said we shouldn’t shut the government down; I went to the floor asking unanimous consent to reopen the government.” When Hunt noted that he actually “stood in the ...

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Joy Reid Smacks Down Lying Trump Pastor [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Joy Reid battled Pastor Mark Burns this morning on AM Joy over his defense of President Trump on immigration. Burns first disputed the accuracy of the “shithole” comments and claimed he knows that this didn’t happen. Reid pointed to statements from people like Lindsey Graham and asked him, “Were you in the room?” Towards the end of the ...

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Joy Reid Ponders Trump’s “First Pitch” Refusal [VIDEO]

Crooks & Liars recaps: When Donald Trump decided to be the first president since Taft to refuse to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day in a Major League Baseball game, he created quite the media buzz. Why won’t he? Joy Reid has some thoughts and it’s hard to argue with her, as usual. “Could it be, that ...

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Joy Reid Flabbergasted After Anti-Choice Leader Calls For Outlawing Most Forms Of Birth Control [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: An interview on the women’s march in Washington took a bizarre turn when an anti-choice advocate told MSNBC host Joy Reid that birth control — including the pill and IUD’s — should be made illegal because they kill babies. Following a considerable amount of cross-talk over services that Planned Parenthood provides with Kristan Hawkins of Students for ...

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