Andrea Mitchell: ‘A brutal image for Republicans and supporters of this bill, frankly’

Elise Lefkowitz, Andrea Mitchell. Photo © Tony Powell. 2017 Great Ladies Luncheon. Ritz Carlton. April 26, 2017

You may not know that many, many years ago, Andrea Mitchell was married to a man with multiple sclerosis. I think she’s actually sensitive to this issue.

MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell described the scene of disabled protesters being carried out by Capitol police in front of Mitch McConnell’s office as “brutal” images for the Republican party. The long time NBC host began a segment on the newly released Senate healthcare bill and explained what was happening at Speaker McConnell’s office. Mitchell said, “Police…

2 Responses to Andrea Mitchell: ‘A brutal image for Republicans and supporters of this bill, frankly’

  1. Nicely-Nicely June 25, 2017 at 11:41 am #

    That takes a lot of nerve to physically man-handle a disabled person. They have no idea what conditions those people are living with and if yanking them around like that could cause serious injuries.

    All leadership had to do was show up and listen to them for a while.

  2. dandy June 26, 2017 at 12:42 am #

    …and don’t mention the handcuffing of folks who clearly could do no harm to anyone!

Site Meter