Mika Brzezinski: Lindsey Graham More Extreme Than Elizabeth Warren

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski said that although it wasn’t likely, she was hopeful that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) would make a bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.

“I don’t think she is [running],” Brzezinski said. “Does anyone here think that she is?  They need to give up.”

Brzezinski argued it would be good to have Warren in the field because she said it would be good for the conversation. And despite an objection from co-host Joe Scarborough, Brzezinski also argued that Warren was less ideological than her U.S. Senate colleague, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who announced his bid for the White House on Monday.

“Don’t you think, like, gosh I can’t believe I’m making this parallel, but don’t you think like Lindsey Graham and all these others, it would be really great if she joined the conversation?” she continued. “I don’t think she is as far to one side as someone like Lindsey Graham.”

“No she’s actually further,” Scarborough replied.

“No, she’s not,” Brzezinski added. “But I think she brings up on the issues of the middle class and the poor American really important legitimate points backed up by experience on the message and it would be a shame not to have her in the conversation.”

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