Joe Scarborough: ‘There’s such an arrogance in the media since the president won

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    The consensus among conservatives is the fiscal cliff deal from President Barack Obama that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner delivered to Capitol Hill Thursday is not a serious one, despite how some in the news media covering the legislative battle seem to interpret it.

    On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough fell in line with those who were discouraged by the president’s initial offer. He also took on the media who have treated the election as a complete repudiation the Republican Party’s principles.

    “I don’t mean to say this directed towards you, I really don’t — no, this isn’t about you,” Scarborough said to Huffington Post reporter Sam Stein. “I’m just saying generally, there is such an arrogance in the media since the president won. They think that these House Republicans have absolutely nothing to say. They act as if they weren’t elected by 60 or 70 or 80 percent of their own district. They think they’re going to sit down, like who in ‘Star Wars,’ who was it that Luke [Skywalker] would always strike down? You know, all — Darth Vader’s guys in white suits that just would have walked into … the storm troopers. They were the worst fighters ever. How did Darth Vader get to where he was with those guys that were patsies? There were so many of them.”

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