This comes from the so-called conservative on MSNBC–
A few weeks ago, the Morning Joe host dismissed Michele Bachmann as “a joke.” Today, Scarborough proclaimed that there is “no way” Rick Perry could beat Barack Obama.
NewsBusters has the transcript:
JOE SCARBOROUGH: You put that in a 30-second commercial, that Rick Perry does not believe that the United States Senate should not be voted on democratically, you put there that he calls Social Security, he says, a Ponzi scheme that causes, quote, violence to American values. You know, I’m kind of thinking, he might lose the middle. There’s some people out there [who say] Joe Scarborough’s not a real Republican. Which I guess, you can only define yourself as a real Republican in 2011 by supporting candidates that can not win. If that is your definition of a real Republican, I’m not a real Republican. Because, guess what? I like winning.