The earlier saying goes there is no such thing as bad publicity, nevertheless that truism doesn’t apply to MSNBC host Joy Reid, who has made media information on a frequent basis with bizarre remarks and insensitive rhetoric with out accompanying rankings success.

“The ReidOut” is having its worst quarter ever, even as its far-left host has generated headlines for attacking conservatives, flip-flopping on the COVID vaccine, and using the chaotic troop withdrawal from Afghanistan to take a shot on the United States, whereas defending President Joe Biden at every flip. 

“Joy Reid is the perfect encapsulation of how partisanship can harden into pure hatred in one’s heart for each and every human being who doesn’t think and vote the same way. It’s almost demonic in the way she speaks about the tens of millions of Americans who lean right and engages in both a cartoonist and dangerous level of incitement,” NewsBusters managing editor Curtis Houck instructed Fox News Digital. 

Joy Reid has generated headlines with hateful rhetoric and bizarre remarks.

Joy Reid has generated headlines with hateful rhetoric and peculiar remarks.

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“As someone who covers her show, it’s an exercise in how not to treat people,” Houck added. “Not only do advertisers and MSNBC executives continue to support her in droves, Comcast has made clear that they don’t have a problem with any of this rhetoric.”

While Reid has confirmed she’s going to be capable to say irrespective of is on her ideas with out landing in scorching water with MSNBC, her over-the-top kind has not attracted viewers. 

“The ReidOut” is on tempo for its least-watched quarter ever amongst every entire viewers and the essential thing demographic of adults age 25-54. In September, “The ReidOut” is down a staggering 56 p.c amongst entire viewers since January and shed 71 p.c of its demo viewers over the an identical time interval.

The far-left program is in the meanwhile in the midst of its lowest-rated month of the yr among the many many demo, averaging solely 137,000 nightly viewers among the many many class coveted by advertisers. Reid’s solely month with a smaller viewers amongst entire viewers than her dismal September turnout was last month, when she averaged only one.1 million viewers in August. 

In newest days, Reid has dismissed safety of Gabby Petito as “missing White woman syndrome,” pushed a misleading declare that Border Patrol brokers used whips to curtail Haitian migrants, admitted she was hesitant to take the COVID vaccine when former President Donald Trump was in office nevertheless modified her place beneath President Joe Biden, and even purchased caught up in a public spat with Nicki Minaj after the rapper expressed hesitancy over the vaccine herself. 

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Reid moreover turned the principle focus of intense criticism last week over a peculiar rant that Republicans cherished coronavirus, wished it pumping by their veins, and that they’d been a “creepy little COVID-loving death cult.”

Reid, who has develop to be recognized for pushing conspiracy theories and making racially disparaging remarks, was lampooned this week for declaring Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., might lose their seats throughout the 2022 midterm elections, since Manchin and Sinema are Senators who aren’t up for re-election until 2024. 

Some joked that Reid must have been hacked, a callback to her infamous declare that homophobic slurs on her pre-fame weblog had been planted by hackers. The MSNBC host finally admitted that it was unlikely hackers had been accountable, nevertheless claimed she didn’t keep in mind writing the hateful suggestions no matter apologizing anyway. 

Despite the embarrassing hacking ordeal, MSNBC promoted Reid from a weekend timeslot to the coveted 7 p.m. ET window that was vacated when Chris Matthews abruptly left the neighborhood in 2020.

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Houck feels Reid’s newest suggestions are merely the newest examples of MSNBC and Comcast turning a blind eye to her factors. 

“Not knowing how many years a Senator serves? Fine by them! Saying over 70 million people love COVID and want to drink it like Kool-Aid so they can kill as many people as possible? They see no problem with that statement,” Houck acknowledged. “Saying Joe Manchin loves the filibuster and thus Jim Crow more than America? Good with them. It’s a dangerous road Comcast is going down, but again, they don’t care.”

While Houck feels she is dangerous, columnist Jason Whitlock thinks Reid is merely a sellout who will parrot one thing “the left tells her to be down with” as prolonged as her paychecks proceed to clear and he or she is accepted by liberal influencers. 

 

“She done sold out for money and now she’s down with any and everything the left tells her to be down with … People need to do what makes sense for them. We need to get up out of each other’s business,” Whitlock these days acknowledged on his podcast. “Joy Reid needs to shut up because she ain’t saying what she really believes. We seen the blog posts and all the stuff from her past, what she really believes.”

Fox News’ Brandon Gillespie contributed to this report.