Crowd Boos 9-Year-Old Girl for Supporting Romney During MSNBC Segment
We understand that emotions run high during U.S. presidential elections, but booing a nine-year-old girl because you don’t like her choice of candidate?
But really, people?
“I have Annabelle,” MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski said during a “Morning Joe” segment titled “What Have We Learned Today?”
“She is nine and a half. She has four brothers so she kind of feels my pain this morning. But Annabelle, who do you think should win the election, Annabelle?” Brzezinski asked.
The shy girl replied: “Mitt Romney.”
And then the boos. Look, we understand elections lead to disagreements between people. But leave the kids alone, alright?
“Booing a 9-year-old girl?” co-host Willie Geist said.
“She’s nine, for God’s sake!” host Joe Scarborough yelled.
“Clean it up,” Geist added.
Time magazine’s Joe Klein offered a possible explanation for the crowd’s reaction: “Booing a nine-year-old girl … a lot of these people must have come down from Philly or something.”
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