Doucheborough Lies: Claims he didn't fault DHS for "targeting right-wingers"

Media Matter calls Morning Douche Bag on his bullshit:

During the June 12 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough mischaracterized his own previous criticism of a Department of Homeland Security report alerting law enforcement about the threat posed by "rightwing extremists." Responding to Paul Krugman's June 12 New York Times column, in which Krugman wrote that "[c]onservatives were outraged" over "an internal report by the Department of Homeland Security warning that current conditions resemble those in the early 1990s -- a time marked by an upsurge of right-wing extremism that culminated in the Oklahoma City bombing," Scarborough claimed that "Krugman misses ... the fact that what upset most of us -- that we're talking about that report around this table -- was the fact not that they were targeting right-wingers, it's that they were targeting veterans." In fact, when the DHS report was made public, Scarborough not only criticized it for what he said was its "targeting veterans," but also stated on April 15 that "they're going after conservatives first." He added: "I suspect an invasion of Salt Lake City is not far behind." Scarborough further said: "It appears that they are targeting people that they think might be political opponents. I've never heard of anything like this before in my life," and asked, "What if Dick Cheney decided that he was going to target liberals?"

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