Joe Scarborough: Reid Calling Koch Brothers ‘Un-American’ Is ‘McCarthyism’ (VIDEO)

MSNBC “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough on Thursday slammed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for his recent remarks on the Senate floor, during which he called Charles and David Koch “un-American” for their ads criticizing Obamacare.

“To say that the Koch brothers are against everything that is good with America and calling them quote ‘un-American,’ that by definition is McCarthyism,” Scarborough said.

Scarborough then criticized Democrats for receiving campaign money from Wall Street.

“You do understand in 2008 and 2012, Barack Obama received more big money from Wall Street than any candidate in the history of American politics,” he said. “You understand that it’s a misleading ad campaign, and to call them un-American is despicable. To say Republicans are addicted to Koch is despicable.”

Morning Joe co-host Willy Geist agreed that Reid’s remarks were “beneath the office.”

“There’s no need for that kind of vitriol,” he said.

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[H/t Washington Free Beacon]

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