MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace was so giddy upon hearing an anti-Trump doomsayer suggesting President Donald Trump may be finished if the economy tanks that she completely lost her train of thought.
Jon Meacham, a presidential historian and frequent panelist on the network, called President Donald Trump an “unreliable actor” and said the only reason his approval rating is so high is because of “401-k Trumpettes,” whose numbers are up due to the robust economy.
Meacham said a friend pointed out that it wasn’t until “[Richard] Nixon’s recession” that Watergate broke, suggesting that if a recession hits the bottom will drop out on Trump.
“Ok…,” Wallace stammered, breaking into a broad grin. “Good!”
Her happiness over the possibility of Trump being hurt was impossible to miss, and the entire table joined in with a show of glee.
But social media users saw the hateful display for what it was, remarking again and again how “sick” the left is to wish for “financial hardship” for Americans in a quest to see the president fall.
Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:
Them some sick folks.
— Shockey Fork (@BornBlue2Bone) June 28, 2018
I love these guys they all think that they are so much smarter then the average person????
— johnny costa (@UjNoChLnE) June 28, 2018
That’s so mean spirited…wishing for financial hardship for your fellow American. That’s why we need to vote! #MAGA
— 4mexoxo (@4mexoxo1) June 28, 2018
@MSNBC you news people actually hope for a recession to make trump look bad. That hurts everyone. Are you all that hateful and sick that you would wish that on America. Shame on you all
— Susan Green (@suzegeeeee) June 28, 2018
Diagnosis: Terminal rectocranial inversion, well established….
These people have no clue how bad they are going to get stomped in the midterms! It’s this very joy they cheer on hoping for Americans to suffer that will be there defeat!! I hope they never stop!! #MAGA
— Joel A Schwartz????? (@buckeye36) June 28, 2018
It’s so sick that they would rather see the economy tank than admit everything POTUS has done to improve our lousy lot in life. God forgive me, but I HATE THESE PEOPLE
— Trump Mountain (@annie_amountain) June 27, 2018
Now let’s see her face after she learned of Kennedy retiring
— Deplorable Liee (@Liee4Trump) June 27, 2018
I hope when the @GOP starts making ads for the midterms they include @NicolleDWallace and @billmaher laughing about the bottom falling out of the economy to hurt @realDonaldTrump and they are ok with Americans getting hurt to do it.
— Anthony (@ncppf) June 27, 2018
She thinks it’s funny? This country needs them to stop being gleeful at our expense!
— Marianne OBrien (@o_marianne) June 28, 2018
These people are sick
— Terri in Texas (@TexTerri) June 27, 2018
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