Alex Wagner is the host of the MSNBC show Now with Alex Wagner. She previously worked for leftwing think-tank Center for American Progress, and as White House correspondent for AOL’s Politics Daily.
“That stuff is incredible. He [Obama] is their president, Joy [Reid]. I mean, it’s not even thinly veiled racism at this point.”
“We’ve learned one thing from the last four years – and the Republicans will stand on your neck and stab you in the eye.”
“I guess it is a small step forward that Florida Governor Rick Scott has said he may be looking again at the [Stand Your Ground] law given how transparently awful and tragic the havoc that it has wrought. “
“I think [Reagan would] be a Democrat probably.”
“The term illegals, I think, is coded. It’s in a way derogatory, it may be factual, but I think he’s going to have to pivot off of that kind of rhetoric and then say to Hispanic Americans I will represent you too.”
“Martin, you’re from the more intelligent side of the Earth – where they have different gun control laws – and I wonder what you make of America’s cultural sort of fixation on [gun ownership].”
“[G]et rid of the second Amendment, the right to bear arms. I just think in the grand scheme of the rights that we have; the right of assembly, free speech, I mean, owning a gun does not, it does not tally on the same level as those other Constitutional rights.”