Joe Scarborough slams Judge Samuel Alito for the inverted American flag after the January 6 insurrection

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough railed against Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito after learning that the judge allegedly waved an upside-down American flag outside his home shortly after the Jan. 6 insurrection.

May 17, 2024, published at 2:00 PM ET

MSNBCs Joe Scarborough the Supreme Court judge rejected Samuel Alito after learning that the judge allegedly flew an upside-down American flag outside his home shortly after the January 6 insurrection, RadarOnline.com can reveal.

The New York Times released a bombshell report on Tuesday titled: Judge Alito's home features a 'Stop the Steal' symbol detailing how the Supreme Court justice's neighbors noticed the upside-down flag in front of the house in Alexandria, Virginia.

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The NYT shared a photo of the politically charged display, taken by an audience member on January 17, 2021, three days before the incoming president's inauguration. Joe Bidenand just over a week after that Donald Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol to overturn the election.

At the same time that Judge Alito reportedly showed the emergency symbol, pro-Trumpers used the inverted flag as a beacon of their belief that Biden had dishonestly stolen the election, a movement called 'Stop the Steal'.

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On MSNBC FridayScarborough raged at the judge for apparently taking a stand in support of people who “hate America.”

“This goes back to these people, these Trumpers, who have spent their lives attacking people for not being patriotic enough,” the host began, “and then they lose and just hate America.”

“They hate this country,” he continued, “they attack this country. The only time they love it is when their person is in power.”

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The “Stop the Steal” movement grew out of the belief that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump.

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Scarborough went on to talk about how when he was growing up, the father of one of his friends was a federal judge, saying, “Until he got older, I had no idea if he was Republican or Democrat, and that was the case in northwest Florida . very conservative place, the federal judges held themselves above reproach.”

According to Scarborough, federal judges “never talked about politics,” he said.

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Judge Alito denied involvement in the display of the flag, saying his wife put up the emergency symbol to send a message to a neighbor.

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“They actually took their oath seriously,” he argued. “And before a Supreme Court judge – and I'm just stating my opinion – but the man who most likely had something to do with the the leaking of the Dobbs decisionit leaks to the Wall Street Journal…because he wanted to keep it Brett Kavanaugh And Amy Coney Barrett frozen in place. I think history will tell.”

His criticism continued: “For a man who is a Supreme Court justice to have that happen in his own home, during one of the most charged times in American history since the Civil War, it's just – it's just sad. respect he has for the institution. It shows how little respect he has for the law.”

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'It's disgusting. It's just disgusting,” Scarborough stated.

Judge Alito defended himself in an emailed statement to the NYT. “I was in no way involved in the flag raising,” he said.

He also claimed that his wife, Martha Annhad placed the upside-down flag “briefly” in response to a neighbor's use of offensive and personally insulting language on yard signs.

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