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Miles Archer

(18,837 posts)
Sat Aug 26, 2017, 10:10 PM Aug 2017

So there's a brewing feud between David Shuster and Joy Reid...

...it's somewhat one-sided at this point, with the venom primarily coming from Shuster. It looks like he's trying to engage her in a Twitter war, but for the most part, she ignores him. Shuster's latest has me shaking my head. How does posting the #DidNaziThatComing hashtage in reference to Gorka "trivialize" the Holocaust? First, Trump's made nazis a part of the daily news cycle. Second....well, Gorka.

It just seems like Shuster is trolling Reid and looking for any little opportunity to snipe at her.

Her tweet:

Joy Reid ?Verified account

When you get fired on vacation and Kelly yanks your temporary security clearance before you can get back. #Gorked #DidNaziThatComing

Shuster's response:

David Shuster ?Verified account

David Shuster Retweeted Joy Reid
Not a Gorka fan. But this is beyond the pale. Trivializing holocaust is wrong. @NBCUniversal @comcast knows better

Twitter responds to Shuster:

Wire Fan 51?

Replying to @DavidShuster @NBCUniversal @comcast
You're seeing things that aren't there. Not everything has a second meaning.


Replying to @DavidShuster @NBCUniversal @comcast
Where is the pale these days?

Mex-American Voter?

Replying to @DavidShuster @NBCUniversal @comcast
Except that he's an actual Nazi.
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So there's a brewing feud between David Shuster and Joy Reid... (Original Post) Miles Archer Aug 2017 OP
Jeezus, what the hell happened to him? GoCubsGo Aug 2017 #1
Jeezus, what the hell happened to him? LenaBaby61 Aug 2017 #10
Actually its not just Joy, also Joan Walsh.. HipChick Aug 2017 #2
I saw the Walsh tweet yesterday or the day before Miles Archer Aug 2017 #3
I Remember Him Getting Suspended From M$NBC Once... JimGinPA Aug 2017 #4
If memory serves, madamesilverspurs Aug 2017 #5
He taped a pilot for a news show on CNN two years after that. blogslut Aug 2017 #9
because of "DidNaziThatComing"? Gorka's pretty clearly a Nazi. Warren DeMontague Aug 2017 #6
How did it start? shanny Aug 2017 #7
Joy's tweet was clever; Schuster not so much Bradshaw3 Aug 2017 #8
What a hot take, David RhodeIslandOne Aug 2017 #11


(32,123 posts)
1. Jeezus, what the hell happened to him?
Sat Aug 26, 2017, 10:19 PM
Aug 2017

I used to love him. He was a regular on "Countdown With Keith Olbermann", as well as a frequent fill-in for Keith. He was also a regular on Stephanie Miller's radio show. Then he turned into a big jerk.


(6,983 posts)
10. Jeezus, what the hell happened to him?
Sun Aug 27, 2017, 03:19 AM
Aug 2017

He went after Chelsea Clinton in a very nasty way back in 2008 when he said that Hillary was pimping Chelsea out for her campaign or some nonsense like that. He was suspended by MSNBC after he offered a half-hearted apology to Hillary/Chelsea for his remark.

Hell, Mama Cat Hillary came back at him for going after her cub.

Hillary rips MSNBC's Shuster

ORONO, Maine — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday morning ripped MSNBC over reporter David Shuster’s suggestion that Chelsea Clinton was “sort of being pimped out” by the campaign.

“I found the remarks incredibly offensive,” Clinton told reporters in this snowy town outside Bangor. Earlier, she sent a letter to NBC brass that called for swift action against Shuster, who was suspended Friday by MSNBC.

“Nothing justifies the kind of debasing language that David Shuster used and no temporary suspension or half-hearted apology is sufficient,” Clinton wrote to NBC News President Steve Capus, who apparently had already called Clinton to personally apologize.

“I would urge you to look at the pattern of behavior on your network that seems to repeatedly lead to this sort of degrading language,” Clinton wrote. “There’s a lot at stake for our country in this election. Surely, you can do your jobs as journalists and commentators and still keep the discourse civil and appropriate.”

NBC did not immediately respond to an e-mailed request for comment.

The letter and harsh rebuke followed similar comments made by her top advisers and came a day after Shuster issued an on-air apology and was suspended.


Something's BEEN wrong with Shuster for a LONG time now, and I don't just mean his uh MESSY "Private Life" either


(25,485 posts)
2. Actually its not just Joy, also Joan Walsh..
Sat Aug 26, 2017, 10:24 PM
Aug 2017

He has been picking fights with female journalists.... been following this for a while..

Miles Archer

(18,837 posts)
3. I saw the Walsh tweet yesterday or the day before
Sat Aug 26, 2017, 10:31 PM
Aug 2017

And I believe Joy was tagged in it as well.

I didn't go back and find the whole conversation. What I saw was the tweet from Joan along the lines of "Come on, David, stop trying to ride to fame on our backs" and Shuster replied with an extremely defensive tweet about how happy and successful he is on his new network (The network is so successful I can't remember the name of it).

I'm guessing he has little patience for intelligent women with strong opinions. We can thank Trump for that. In addition to his love for all things alt-right / neo-nazi, his obvious fear and loathing for anything but "loyal" and subservient women seems to have bestowed some kind of twisted benediction on other weak men who feel the same.


(15,825 posts)
5. If memory serves,
Sat Aug 26, 2017, 10:41 PM
Aug 2017

he made some remark about Chelsea being "pimped out" (referencing her working on her mother's campaign).

Disappointing. He used to be a decent broadcast journalist.



(38,045 posts)
9. He taped a pilot for a news show on CNN two years after that.
Sun Aug 27, 2017, 02:35 AM
Aug 2017

That's why MSNBC canned his tooth-sucking face.

Warren DeMontague

(80,708 posts)
6. because of "DidNaziThatComing"? Gorka's pretty clearly a Nazi.
Sat Aug 26, 2017, 10:42 PM
Aug 2017

I mean, maybe he doesn't wear the armband, but he's close enough.

I'm gonna side with Joy Reid on this one.



(5,042 posts)
11. What a hot take, David
Sun Aug 27, 2017, 03:23 AM
Aug 2017

Gorka, Bannon, et al have been called Nazis for awhile now, so NOW he decides this is about the holocaust?

Get over yourself, Schuster.

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