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Brzezinski Forced to Apologize for Calling Pompeo a ‘Wannabe Dictator’s Buttboy’

"Is that a patriot speaking, or a wannabe dictator's buttboy? I'm dead serious. I'm asking, are these the words of a patriot?"

By NTK Staff | 12.12.2018 @11:17am

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski was forced to issue an apology after she called Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a “wannabe dictator’s buttboy” on Wednesday.

The panel on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” was discussing an interview that Pompeo did with “Fox & Friends” in which he ducked questions about what role Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s played in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

“I understand that Donald Trump doesn’t care. Heilemann makes a good point: he doesn’t care. But why doesn’t Mike Pompeo care right now?” Brzezinski asked her husband and co-host, MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough. “Are the pathetic deflections that we just heard when he appeared on ‘Fox and Friends,’ is that a patriot speaking, or a wannabe dictator’s buttboy? I’m dead serious. I’m asking, are these the words of a patriot?”

“He’s debased himself,” Scarborough said. “He once again has undercut the conclusions of our intel community.”

Brzezinski took to Twitter to apologize for calling Pompeo, “a wannabe dictator’s buttboy,” claiming it was a “super bad choice of words,” and added that she was “so sorry.”

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