MSNBC Anchor: "Our Job" Is To "Control Exactly What People Think"

Tyler Durden's picture

During a lively discussion centered on fears that President Trump is "trying to undermine the media," MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski let slip the awesome unspoken truth that the media's "job" is to "actually control exactly what people think."

SCARBOROUGH: "Exactly. That is exactly what I hear. What Yamiche said is what I hear from all the Trump supporters that I talk to who were Trump voters and are still Trump supporters. They go, 'Yeah you guys are going crazy. He's doing -- what are you so surprised about? He is doing exactly what he said he is going to do.'"


BRZEZINSKI: "Well, I think that the dangerous, you know, edges here are that he is trying to undermine the media and trying to make up his own facts. And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think. And that, that is our job."

As grabien points out, the comment failed to raise any eyebrows from her co-panelists. Instead, her co-host, Joe Scarborough, said that Trump's media antagonism puts him on par with Mussolini and Lenin...

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FreezeThese's picture
FreezeThese (not verified) Feb 22, 2017 8:39 AM

Did you guys even listen to the clip? Their job is to not let him control the way people think by presenting facts ... something Donna isn't fond of... 


Great self-serving headline though

cossack55's picture

I think she has a nice rack

StackShinyStuff's picture

Of course these reptiles would not raise an eyebrow.

BabaLooey's picture

Who the FUCK cares one iota what these two Teevus talkers have to say?

Fuck me............anyone that does is a raging asshole.

NoDebt's picture

And this is why it's our job to ignore, ridicule and undermine the main stream media at every turn.


JRobby's picture

CUT THE CABLE !!!!!!!!



VD's picture

really? who owns your ISP? how would you get online?


(i don't have cable or a dish, but the scum i pay for online services charges over quadruple if there was a free market vs the very same few corps running media and ISPs - a toxic synergy if there ever was one.)


MalteseFalcon's picture

The concentration of the entire spectrum of tele-communications in the hands of a few corporations is inherently undemocratic.

Add in the largely hidden, but over-riding influence of the intelligence services.

There can be no democracy with the current set up.

After all, just who is "Mika's" father?

remain calm's picture

She has a nice rack, but she is not worthy of my jizz on her face.

VinceFostersGhost's picture



Mika Brzezinski let slip the awesome unspoken truth


The apple doesn't fall to far from the tree.

Vatican_cameo's picture


These Shit-stains can't even control what They think, let alone worry about anyone else.

chiquita's picture

They're TOLD what to think by their evil masters, which obviously is that they need to control what the masses think and do.  They are so far out of touch with reality and real people, they need to be knocked out of their ivory towers.  

SofaPapa's picture

Nice try, Tyler, but this comment is WAY cherry picked and can be interpreted - even in the clip you offer - differently than you are interpreting it.  The MSM is way out of control; don't get me wrong.  But to put this kind of "evidence" out as proof hurts your case.  Stick to situations that are more clear cut than this or you will only destroy your own credibility as much as places like MSNBC have already destroyed theirs.

Manthong's picture

Burn that evil witch at the stake.

Make an example of her.

The Saint's picture
The Saint (not verified) Manthong Feb 22, 2017 11:02 AM

And the media leaches begin to expose themselves for the evil they are.

Talk about being un-American, the media of today is as un-American as it has ever been.

I remember when newspapers and news organizations had a responsibility to report the UNBIASED news.  They used to have a one page opinion section.  Now it is the other way around.  Everything is an opinion piece whether the reader wants an opinion or not.  The Honest News Reporter doesn't exist in today's media.


Pinto Currency's picture

The YouTube link above has 728 views.

xythras's picture


"Too bad" the MSM target has started to be thinned by TRUMP & ICE.

Not to mention the Dem voting pool.

Millions Targeted for Possible Deportation under Trump Rules


CuttingEdge's picture

Mika, daughter of Zbigniew.

There is a special place in hell reserved for both of you loathsome despicable cunts, though hopefully you will be publically hung drawn and quartered beforehand.

Mano-A-Mano's picture
Mano-A-Mano (not verified) CuttingEdge Feb 22, 2017 12:05 PM

Like turning us into PAVLOV DOGS was not enough.

jeff montanye's picture

that clip above sounds like it cuts off mika but it doesn't:

she meant what she said, or worse.  the legacy media's blanket support of hillary clinton, in the face of her three failed wars and stack of a million corpses, her absolute negligence with regard to prosecuting the greatest control fraud in history (instead she takes their bribes), and her promises to confront the nuclear (and very well conventionally) armed russia over anything and everything (the crimea is theirs) is the tell.  the fix is in.  a small number of likud/mossad zionists determine the legacy media line and want to continue to determine the policy of the u.s. government

Creative_Destruct's picture

Even if she didn't mean what she said,  if Trump or a high profile media supporter had said the same thing, the MSM's outrage would be deafening.

Colonel's picture

What are you protesting about? Tyler put a verbatim transcript right below the clip minus some of her stumbling. She did say that. And given how often Trump is right and they NEVER acknowlege it. They are protesting the loss of influence of their biased narrative NOT facts ie... their ability to keep brainwashing the public.

SofaPapa's picture

By abruptly cutting the video where it is cut, the story is the one presented by the Tylers.  But what I could equally easily interpret here is that what she said was "That is our job..."  Those ellipses are a major difference.  My sense is that the conversation was moving quickly, and that had she been allowed to continue, she was making a point of "That is our job, is to hold Trump to account for manufacturing information."  Am I putting words in her mouth?  Yes, but based on the video above, I could easily see her going that direction.

Do I trust the press to accurately present information in an "unbiased" manner?  Never.  I believe "unbiased" information does not exist, and the main root of the problem is the MSM propagation of the myth that they represent some kind of "objectivity", which is complete bullshit.

But a cut like this does nothing but to oppose extreme bias in one direction with extreme bias in the other.

There are plenty of clear-cut examples of press bias.  My favorite was the montage a few years ago of all the "local" news sources spouting exactly the same corporate-controlled message.  That was great journalism.  There can be no reasonable interpretation of that kind of montage without the 100% inescapable conclusion of press manipulation.

In cases like this, however, where a hostile-to-the-press viewer such as me can easily imagine an alternative interpretation which is not so damning to the MSM, a person who is on the fence will be turned off by the manipulative nature of what the Tylers have presented.

It's a question of strategy.  Presenting cases which work mosty because your audience already agrees with you will not work to convince people "in the middle" of your case.

jeff montanye's picture

horse turds.

she was done.  the video i posted makes that clear.  she was not interrupted making some further statement.

and it's not like it's hard to figure out.  all they do and all they say is in service to the neocon/zionist plan for the u.s. and the world.

but you already know that.

LawOfBass's picture

Even if that video / story is BS / fake news due to the way it's presented its still the truth and I'm pretty sure 99% of the people on ZH know that the leftists / media are pravda.   My goodness...did anyone rush out and tell someone that this event just happened....

Rentier88's picture

Nice try SofaPapa, but here is full clip...she ends her statement there.


She said and meant exactly what the headline is in this story...

theright555J's picture

Watched another clip of this on YouTube. She's definitely done after the word "job".

philipat's picture

That is completely untrue. The most charitable interpretation of her comments is that "Only we know the FACTS to present to the audience" (such as it may be, which, in the case of MSNBC is not many). SO what it comes down to is that only MSNBC knows the facts, which is demonstably FALSE. You can have your own opinions but NOT your own facts. Russia would be a very good example?

Zorba's idea's picture

apparently a freudian slip...the morning joe's sieg heil to all their loyal viewer's.  Mika, du bist grosse scheisse!

musimann's picture

Its not working very well is it?

new game's picture

admissions from media hit men and women.

all we have is lies, propaganda, half truths and subversion representing the shadow powers(our controllers)

all we have is a pulpit of authority

all we desire is your mind and control over your thoughts

all you have to do is listen


tune in daily for your brainwash

thinking to much will create conflict that could be very upsetting emotionally

this could lead to depression and an understing that everything has been one big lie.

for your own well being do not, i repeat don't think critically..

ps. russia, as we have said repeatly is planning to take over the world and will be bombing america unless we stop it. 

don't question the narrative, because for the above reasons we need you on board to invade and conqueer. same with 7 other nations america has liberated. winning with the media. believe and it will become your reality...



JRobby's picture

Venereal Disease, I am not advocating going without internet.

When the time ultimately does come I will access by means that YOU obviously are unaware of.

Since you are a turd munching troll, I choose not to let you in on how. It does cost a few $$$ and some knowledge and collusion.

AllBentOutOfShape's picture

I just find it amazing that the daughter of one of the actual 'masterminds' behind NATO expansion towards Russia really works for MSNBC.  If there ever was any doubt about the corporate media having a hidden deep state agenda, this should put all those doubts into the toilet.

Truly amazing.

Lore's picture

Zbigniew spawned 3 (Wiki). He was one of the key psychopaths behind the hijacking of American foreign policy over the past century.

turing's picture

Chip off the old blockhead.

garcam123's picture

I'd have ta try 8 or 100 test runs at that to see it it was up to snuff!  It ain't her brain that I like! And THEY know it too!  Most of America would do her, so would you, especially if you were making $ 7000.00 a month working part time!

InjectTheVenom's picture

you had me at jizz on her face.

vealparm's picture

+100.....I have never liked this bitch.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) remain calm Feb 22, 2017 10:21 PM

We are at war with these people and the shooting will start.

How it ends is civil war running right alongside of revolution.

And I have been saying this for years.

Now I look at this way, I know who I am at war with and I face it head on.


The New World Order

It began in 1991.

Persian Gulf War Jan 17, 1991

There was a stellium in Capricorn and now Pluto is going over them all one by one.

Im going to do some research and let you know when each planet was conjunct by Pluto.


The first was transit Pluto conjunct Mercury (the voice of the NWO)

 It went back and forth over mercury that year and in 2009 when the Tea Party began.

November 2010 when the Democrats lost the house.


Pluto conjuncts Uranus 10* Capricorn June 2013-Zimmerman acquitted-nationwide protests (Uranus)

Continues during 2014-Eric Garner (I can't breathe) Michael Brown (Ferguson) Black Lives Matter

Democrats lose Senate  Nov 2014 due to all of this 

Are ya ready?

Pluto conjunct Neptune 2015-2016

14*44 Capricorn

June 2015-Trump announces

June/July 2016


Trump wins primary with enough for nomination

Bill Clinton meets Lorretta Lynch on plane in AZ

One week later 5 cops shot Dallas at Black Lives Matter rally

Trump Nominated in Cleveland

October-Nov Trump wins

Neptune/Pluto-The illusion dies

The lies exposed


Pluto conjunct Sun Cap Saturn Cap 2022

New World Order Folds

Offthebeach's picture

Never give up your precious bodily fluids.

Chuck Walla's picture

She was born for hentai.



Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) MalteseFalcon Feb 22, 2017 10:57 AM

Mika's father is the guy who created Al Qaeda in the 1980s.

Jim Sampson's picture

What's this with the economy?  It was just wonderful under Obama and under Trump we have a high stock market...  what am I missing?

Fractal Parasite's picture

Zbigniew Brzezinski leading the Mujahedin in Afghanistan, 1979.

WernerHeisenberg's picture
Zbigniew Brzezinski: It Is Infinitely Easier to Kill a Million People than it is to Control Them


risk.averse's picture

...and no doubt she's a Democrat like her father, Zbigniew. Wonder if her dad had a hand in getting her that plum job as a TV anchor. Not what you know but who you're related to!!

And of course she has to now kiss the hand that feeds her and sing for her supper... (Another reason for not giving such an important job to the best candidate...gotta keep 'em grateful!)

Lets_Eat_Ben's picture

She (Tits Mcgee) is the spawn of Zbig