Scarborough: You want to talk RIGGED – how about Obama’s comments on the Hillary email probe?

Scarborough: You want to talk RIGGED – how about Obama’s comments on the Hillary email probe?

[Ed. – Scarborough may be a — well, you decide what he is, but the point is, he’s stumbled on a real, actual point here.  Obama shouldn’t be making public comments on the Hillary investigation.]

This clip gets off to a slow start but once it gets going there is a solid 6+ minutes of everyone at the table attacking President Obama’s decision to talk about the Clinton email investigation at a time when the FBI still has dozens of agents still working the case.

The round table gets going with a series of clips of Obama from a Fox News’ Sunday interview with Chris Wallace. When the clips end Scarborough interjects, “Wait, can you guys believe what you’ve just heard?…He said he wasn’t going to talk to the attorney general about the pending investigation but he just did, as he did back in October…”

Asked for his take, Bloomberg Politics editor Mark Halperin says, “That seemed ill advised to say…I don’t know why he went on at such length defending her because, in theory, he shouldn’t really know the facts of the case,” Halperin adds. …

Scarborough wraps up the segment saying, “This is a rigged system because if a reporter had done this that, let’s say–I don’t know, worked for the AP or worked somewhere else and had classified information like this and passed it along through a server that was not secured–that reporter would be in jail.”

“The four words of the day are?” Mika asks. “Rigged, rigged, rigged, rigged,” Scarborough concludes.

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