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Is there anything worse on political television than Morning Joe?  I would rather watch Fox News; at least they don't try to make their views seem moderate or mainstream. Watching Mika and Joe stand up for Chris Christie  this morning was a sickening sight to behold.  Mika admits that she's "close friends" with Christie, constantly, and yet that doesn't seem to disqualify from making pronouncements about how his performance yesterday was courageous.  Joe tried to compare Christie's scandals to Benghazi and the supposed IRS scandal, and no one on the show deigned to point out to him that both of these so-called scandals have been thoroughly debunked.  It is understandable, yet uncomfortable, to watch, that all of the guests on the show seem embarrassed to be there and embarrassed on behalf of the hosts. MSNBC needs to do us all a favor and put Mika and Joe out to pasture.

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