Mika Brzezinski erupts at "misogynistic fool" Rudy Giuliani for his Stormy Daniels insult

The "Morning Joe" co-host has little patience for slut-shaming from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer

Published June 7, 2018 10:05AM (EDT)

Mika Brzezinski (Credit: MSNBC)
Mika Brzezinski (Credit: MSNBC)

This article originally appeared on Raw Story

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski erupted in righteous fury after Rudy Giuliani slut-shamed former porn actress Stormy Daniels.

The “Morning Joe” co-host said Giuliani’s rude remarks would potentially embolden more women to come forward to challenge President Donald Trump like Daniels, who the former New York City mayor insulted as a woman who sold “her body for sexual exploitation.”

“You misogynistic fool,” Brzezinski said. “Are you kidding me? ‘Just look at’ Stormy Daniels? Just look at yourself. Are you kidding me? At this, in this moment, where we are in history with women, you are going to tell us to ‘just look at’ her? Are you out of your mind?”

“You know what, that’s your only excuse — and I feel really sorry for you,” she continued. “That is the most — he was incredibly degrading. On top of the fact that you are hurting the president’s case on so many levels, so good on you, keep going, Rudy. I’m absolutely sickened by what I just saw.”

MSNBC contributor Elise Jordan said Giuliani’s insults against Daniels were right in line with the president’s language about women.

“This is how Trump talks about women, also,” Jordan said. “During the campaign when he was accused of various allegations he, Trump, would come back and say at rallies, ‘She’s not attractive enough.'”

Brzezinski couldn’t get over Giuliani’s suggestion that a woman who looks like Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, shouldn’t be taken seriously.

“Let me tell you something,” she said. “Stormy Daniels could indeed bring down this president, so I hope you all just look at her. Just look at Stormy Daniels, and just look at everything she has to say and just look at all the evidence she just might have. Good job, Rudy Giuliani, you’ve just emboldened Stormy Daniels and potentially any other woman who may have evidence against this president.”

Brzezinski played a clip of Giuliani dancing at a restaurant in Israel the same day he insulted Daniels, and invited viewers to take a good look at him.

“That’s the man who just made those comments, that’s Rudy Giuliani in Israel, waving his napkin at a bunch of women dancing around him, so I’m going to just look at that and tell you to wait,” she said.

“You just wait for the women who are pissed off at this president for the way they treated them,” Brzezinski continued, “who maybe didn’t want to speak out about the way he treated them or what about what happened between them or about perhaps the things that happened between them while he was married to Melania Trump. You just wait, because right now, after you said that, Rudy Giuliani, I bet they might want to step forward. I bet they might want to think, you know what, just look at me. Good luck with your case.”

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