For The Daily Beast, Mike weighs in on the tragic shooting of a decorated Boston Police Department (Official) officer this weekend by a career criminal and how the gunfight is viewed by bystanders, despite the camera that captured it all. “The truth today is that one young police officer, brave and without fear, fights for his life in a hospital while another man, a wrecking crew all by himself, is dead.”
“You can’t underestimate the drag that the breakdown in public transportation had in the month of February,” said Mike Barnicle, a former Boston newspaper columnist and current contributor to MSNBC. “The winter was so fierce, and the T was virtually shut down for five weeks in what is the Olympic capital of cynicism: Boston. That had a lot of people thinking about cost and how much the taxpayers would have to bear.”
On Morning Joe, Mike and Matt Lewis of The Daily Caller go head-to-head in a discussion on the current problems with Israel. Mike criticizes Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to the Israeli Prime Minister. Boehner “is not the President.”
On Morning Joe, Mike gives a tough assessment of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s tactics, during a discussion of an investigative article in today’s The Wall Street Journal. Listen to the conversation with Mika Brzezinski here.
Morning Joe started with a love fest this morning. Well, sort of. Watch it here.