Media Reacts to Trump’s Personal Attack on Mika Brzezinski: ‘Shocking,’ ‘Vicious’

POTUS went so far as to comment on the “Morning Joe” co-host’s face this morning

Last Updated: June 29, 2017 @ 11:42 AM

Many members of the media have had enough with President Donald Trump’s attacks, and are rallying behind “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski, who the president tweeted has a “low I.Q.” and was “bleeding badly from a face-lift” when she was at Mar-a-Lago around New Year’s Eve.

Brzezinski clapped back at Trump’s Thursday attack with a subtweet calling out the president’s “tiny hands:”

“It’s a sad day for America when the president spends his time bullying, lying and spewing petty personal attacks instead of doing his job,” an MSNBC spokesperson said in a statement Thursday.

MSNBC’s Mark Kornblau, the senior vice president of communications at NBCUniversal News Group, tweeted that he “never imagined a day when I would think to myself, ‘it is beneath my dignity to respond to the President of the United States.'”

Other members of the media are similarly outraged at Trump’s comments.

“Mika is capable enough to take this. But the message it sends to others–the notion that you can talk like this w/ impunity–is grotesque,” one tweeted.

“Good time to remind you that @MorningMika is smart as hell, stronger than any critic, and a role model for what we hope our daughters can be,” tweeted another.

See a round up of reactions from the media below.

The White House director of social media Dan Scavino, Jr., called Brzezinski and Scarborough “unhinged” in his tweet.