MSNBC host Joy Reid was lampooned Monday for declaring Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., could lose their seats in the 2022 midterm elections, since Manchin and Sinema are Senators who aren’t up for re-election until 2024.
“Of course House progressives could easily say to Joe Manchin & Kyrsten Sinema: ‘fine. Good luck in your midterm elections with zero infrastructure bills to show because if the big bill dies, yours does too.’ Those House seats are likely safer than WV & AZ,” Reid tweeted to accompany an Axios report that Manchin feels Congress should delay President Biden’s $3.5 trillion social-spending package until 2022.
While Washington Post reporter Seung Min Kim kindly reminded Reid she was wrong, the far-left host was swiftly mocked by others for the tweet.
“Well, besides Manchin and Sinema being in the Senate and not the House. And… not being up for re-election until 2024, this is a bang-up observation,” Fox News contributor Joe Concha responded.
GOP communications strategist Matt Whitlock asked, “Do you have anyone that works in politics on your staff?”
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Well, besides Manchin and Sinema being in the Senate and not the House. And… not being up for re-election until 2024, this is a bang-up observation: https://t.co/2AQPcgqKJZ
— Joe Concha (@JoeConchaTV) September 21, 2021
Do you have anyone that works in politics on your staff
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) September 20, 2021
Manchin and Sinema aren’t up for re-election during the midterms you idiot
— Ryan James Girdusky (@RyanGirdusky) September 20, 2021
Mid terms? They are senators, did your twitter feed get hacked again
— john (@rawmobile36608) September 21, 2021
She’s not the brightest bulb, folks. But I think we all pretty much knew that already https://t.co/Chhw1npftH
— Ned Ryun (@nedryun) September 21, 2021