Tide Turning? MSNBC’s Scarborough Blasts Democrats’ Hypocrisy Over Maskless Photos

Joe Scarborough of MSNBC joined contributor Eddie Glaude Jr. Tuesday to criticize the hypocrisy in Democrats who favor mask mandates, but violate them by snapping photos without masks.

The comments were made during a discussion on the news outlet’s “Morning Joe” program.

Scarborough to Dems: ‘If there’s a mask mandate, and especially if you put the mask mandate in place, wear a damn mask’

Scarborough said, “If there’s a mask mandate, and especially if you put the mask mandate in place, wear a damn mask.”

“It’s not that hard,” he exclaimed.

Glaude responded, “Absolutely, there’s two things going at once. The other is virtue signaling. ‘This is what you must do. We are the good people here.’ And the other is this attempt, Joe, to keep track of hypocrisy, to keep track of the contradictions.”

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“And once the hypocrisy or the contradictions are revealed, you now own them,” Glaude explained. “So in order to avoid the latter, in order to avoid the emptiness of the former, just put on the damn mask.”

The comments from MSNBC follow a similar seeming change of heart on Monday’s episode of “The View,” in which the panel ripped Democrat Stacey Abrams for a stunt in which she was pictured maskless while surrounded by small children in masks.

The Abrams episode caught fire over the weekend – especially after her campaign’s initial defense was to imply that any criticism of her behavior during Black History Month was somehow off-limits.

Going maskless for the Pro-Mandate Democrats

Despite Los Angeles’s mask mandate for large events, Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, as well as London Breed, the Mayor of San Francisco, took photos with their faces without masks at NFC Championship Game.

Garcetti ludicrously claimed it was fine because he “held his breath.”

Breed was seen dancing in a club in September, in direct contravention of London’s mask guidelines.

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At the time, Breed’s policy included that everyone – even if you were vaccinated – had to wear a mask indoors at all times.

After being criticized, Breed called her detractors the “fun police.”