Luke Russert Links GOP Debt Ceiling Extension to Anniversary of JFK Killing: 'Looks Bad Optically'

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 10, 2013 4:42 PM
MSNBC reporter Luke Russert on Thursday found the need to gratuitously connect the anniversary of John Kennedy's assassination to a possible GOP extension of the debt limit. Appearing on Now With Alex Wagner, Russert said of the John Boehner-supported move: "So the idea is the debt limit would be extended until November 22, which is, by the way, the 50 anniversary of the death of the President Kennedy, which is a whole other thing that would probably look bad optically. " [See video below. MP3 audio here.]