Appearing on MSNBC’s AM Joy, a former Breitbart employee who worked with NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch when she wrote for the conservative website, accused her of being an opportunist just looking for a check and maybe a job in Donald Trump’s White House.
Kurt Bardella, who served as a spokesperson for Breitbart before leaving over the treatment of a female staffer allegedly assaulted by former Trump campaign manager Cory Lewandowski, had little good to say about the current face of the NRA.
“Kurt, what about the demonization, once again by Dana Loesch at CPAC on Thursday saying the media ‘likes and loves’ mass shootings for a very specific reason?” host Joy Reid asked the former conservative.
“I mean, this is a different dimension of idiocy that we’re seeing right now on display from people like Dana. There are no words,” Bardella began. “This is someone who clearly frankly has no soul, but is a paid mercenary who is happy to keep cashing a check from the NRA to spread ridiculousness.”
“To make the insinuation that anybody, anyone on this planet enjoys covering these types of terrible events …. I think the real controversy here is that the events keep happening and the message they’ve come up with is we actually need more guns in schools and this will go away,” the AM Joy guest continued. “In fact the kids are coming under fire from the crazy right.”
“What disturbs me the most,” he elaborated, “is when Dana left that conference, she went back to her social circle and she got high-fives from everybody. They’re giving her ‘You did a great job. Way to go.’ Donald Trump probably loved it. He’s probably thinking, ‘I should hire that girl at some some point.’ That’s the biggest toxicity going on, that they’re just talking to one another and fueling this.”
Watch the video below via MSNBC: