'Replace Chuck Todd with Nicolle Wallace': Viewers hammer NBC after top host admits he was 'naive' about GOP
Chuck Todd (NBC/screen grab)

NBC host Chuck Todd was blasted by his viewers on Thursday after he admitted in an interview that he has been "naive" about disinformation spread by Republicans.

"I fully admit, listening to you ask that question now, and me giving you the honest answer of, yeah, I guess I really believed they wouldn’t do this," Todd said at one point in the Rolling Stone interview. "Just so absurdly naive in hindsight."

Viewers lashed out at Todd and suggested that Meet the Press owed its audience more professionalism -- and possibly a new host.

Read some of the tweets below.