Scarborough On Media Diversity: Let’s Hire People From The Bush White House! (VIDEO)

“Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough had a bone to pick on Monday morning with media hiring managers. Namely, where are the Republican broadcast journalists and television executives?

“Why don’t we hire Republicans that worked in the Bush White House like we hire people that was Bill Clinton’s flak?” Scarborough asked his panel.

“Get people that worked in Republican Senate offices,” Scarborough said. “Get people that worked for Republican presidents. Get people on the Republican side as well as just the Democratic side.”

The former Florida congressman said Democrats are respected and considered objective, but Republicans are not.

“We can respect Republicans that can be objective too, that have a background in the government, in White Houses, in the Senate, running governors’ offices,” he said.

Scarborough then expanded his critique of a lack of political diversity among journalists to education and veteran status.

“How many people that graduated and went to school at community colleges have been here? How many vets have been brought into newsrooms in prominent positions?” Scarborough asked.

Watch the clip, from MSNBC, below:

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