The audacity of some people. What this guy said was even shocking to MSNBC host Joe Scarborough.
That reporter — NBC Foreign Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin — was a guest on “Morning Joe” when he called Kyle a “racist” who went on “killing sprees.”
As writer Mark Finkelstein observes in a newsbsuters.org piece on Mohyeldin’s comments: “With opinions like that, you might imagine Mohyeldin to be some unhinged bloviator from the bowels of the anti-American far left.”
In fact, Ayman Mohyeldin is a long-time employee of NBC News, a foreign affairs correspondent who used to work for Al Jazeera and regularly reports for the peacock network on events in the Middle East.
When challenged by show host Joe Scarborough after calling Kyle’s military missions “killing sprees,” Mohyeldin was clearly taken aback, as you can see by clicking on the video above to watch the tense exchange.
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