Morning Joe: How Do You ‘Accidentally Stumble’ Into A Cockfighting Rally?

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April 3, 2014 1:22 p.m.

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were puzzled at how tea party favorite and Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin could attend a cockfighting rally and not know it was, you know, a cockfighting rally.

“What? Wait, so he went to the rally?” Brzezinski asked on Thursday.

“I don’t know how you accidentally stumble into a cockfighting rally,” Scarborough said.

“He thought it was a state’s rights rally? The organizer said the event was to support cockfighting legislation,” Brzezinski said, giggling. “Bevin is challenging republican senator Mitch McConnell on the state’s republican primary. Cockfighting is illegal in all 50 states and is a felony in 41. It’s also really sick.”

Bevin, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) tea party primary challenger, over the weekend attended a pro-cockfighting rally in Kentucky. But Bevin said he didn’t know that. Rather, Bevin said he thought it was a general states’ rights rally.

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