MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were dismayed by the "lock him up" chants that greeted President Donald Trump at the World Series -- and social media users didn't want to hear it.
The "Morning Joe" co-hosts found the boos and chants "un-American" and even "fascist," although they blamed the president for injecting that vitriol into the political atmosphere.
Twitter users, however, dismissed their complaints as elitist and poorly aimed.
OMG Joe and Mika are tsk tsking the people that booed Trump last night and called it "UnAmerican." Eff all the way out of here. #MorningJoe— Misty (@Misty) 1572257024.0
Sorry Joe and Mika, but what Trump has put us and our Country through for 3 years, the abuse, etc. We deserve to be… https://t.co/fPck49wIW3— Woman (@Woman) 1572260271.0
@Morning_Joe @JoeNBC Here we go. This is the part where Joe and Mika spin around and act holier than thou. I'll N… https://t.co/IAtMPj9xcQ— smol hopeful dog (@smol hopeful dog) 1572259636.0
Joe and Mika, did you have the same outrage when Tea Partiers and future MAGATS said horrible things about Presiden… https://t.co/oajvxBCnhD— I Said What I Said 🍦👟 (@I Said What I Said 🍦👟) 1572262463.0
Joe and Mika get to let 45 know how they feel about him 5 days a week. The rest of us don't so take your little sco… https://t.co/uI735VFMWE— Christopher Kivlen (@Christopher Kivlen) 1572262848.0
Bye Joe and Mika. Referring the the booing and Lock Him Up chants as un-American. Why tamp down legitimate form o… https://t.co/OnCdPviHM3— Charlene Deveraturda (@Charlene Deveraturda) 1572257625.0
Speak for yourself Joe and Mika. It was glorious. #LockHimUp! And don’t call him president. Stop legitimizing him.— Chris (@Chris) 1572260415.0
Joe and Mika, Heard you're upset 45 was booed. you enabled his ass into office every day. Put a sock in it, the people will have their say— Rachel🌊🌸😷🇺🇸 (@Rachel🌊🌸😷🇺🇸) 1572262020.0
Joe and Mika and #MorningJoe pretty much just did this. They said the boos were from corporate out of towners and l… https://t.co/fCxEwolzas— 🌝 (@🌝) 1572257938.0
@Morning_Joe Sorry, Joe and Mika, but I don't have a problem with the "Lock him up" chant. *Maybe* I should, but I… https://t.co/jYZZxR79Ev— Adopt, don't shop & All I ask is WEAR A MASK!! (@Adopt, don't shop & All I ask is WEAR A MASK!!) 1572257646.0
@neeratanden Joe and Mika were buddies with Trump. They should sit down. They normalized him, for access. They have… https://t.co/5wXuya5Sn0— JC (@JC) 1572262298.0
@DearAuntCrabby @JoeNBC If it weren't for Joe and Mika's fawning coverage of him prior to his savaging of her, mayb… https://t.co/6Tk2Ra4MMZ— MTK (@MTK) 1572259214.0
@Morning_Joe @JoeNBC You couldn’t be more wrong. This is exactly what the world needs to see. Americans standing up… https://t.co/IoE7rLI7JC— Michael Ⓜ️ (@Michael Ⓜ️) 1572262367.0