MSNBC Ruthlessly Mocked For Technical Difficulties During First 2020 Dem Debate (VIDEO)

When MSNBC took over the second half of the first Democrat debate on Wednesday night, moderators Rachel Maddow and Chuck Todd had to pause for technical issues.

It looked like amateur night.

Politico reported:

Democratic debate suffers audio snafu, and Trump pounces

The first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign skidded to a halt for several minutes Wednesday night following a technical glitch.

An apparent audio snafu came at the one-hour mark of the highly anticipated television event, as MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and NBC News’ Chuck Todd assumed moderating responsibilities from Savannah Guthrie and Lester Holt of NBC and José Diaz-Balart of Telemundo.

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As Todd posed a question about gun violence, some of the 10 White House contenders on stage expressed confusion — including Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who asked: “Can we hear?”

“Everybody’s mics are on. I think we have a, I heard that too,” responded Todd. “That’s OK. I think we had a little mic issue in the back.”

“Control room, we’ve got contrary audio,” Maddow chimed in.

Watch it happen below:

The mockery came from both sides of the political spectrum.

The Daily Caller reports:

Twitter Users Of All Political Stripes Unite In Ruthless Mockery Of MSNBC’s Mic Issues During Democratic Debate

MSNBC was ruthlessly mocked by Twitter users of all political persuasions after the network experienced technical difficulties that caused microphone issues and forced an unplanned commercial break.

Trump had the best comment:

Too funny.

 

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