Oct 10, 2014: News Busters: Mike Barnicle: Shut Up, Jimmy Carter! People Would Rather Have Obama Than You as President -You know it's getting bad for Obama's foreign policy when Jimmy Carter attacks him for being weak and vacillating. On Thursday's Morning Joe, co-host Mika Brzezinski read the Carter critique on the air, and they talked about Leon Panetta's argument against Obama's weakness
Aug 28, 2014: Youtube: Mike Barnicle on Morning Joe on MSNBC (28 August 2014)
Mike discusses the victory achieved by employees of Massachusetts-based supermarket chain Market Basket after they rallied together and demanded the reinstatement of their dismissed CEO. Mike says: “There’s a larger lesson here for anyone running any sort of a company. The workers at Market Basket … walked off the job in support of Arthur T. Demoulas. Why? Because they knew him and more importantly he knew the workers.” On Morning Joe on MSNBC.
June 12, 2014: News Telegram: Speaking in Worcester, Mike Barnicle decries trend in politics
President Obama has an "impossible job," veteran print and broadcast journalist Mike Barnicle said Wednesday after a presidential visit to the city.
Michael "Mike" Barnicle (born October 15, 1943) is an American print and broadcast journalist, as well as a social and political commentator. He is a frequent contributor and occasional guest host on MSNBC's Morning Joe and Hardball with Chris Matthews, and is also seen on NBC's Today Show with news/feature segments. He has been a regular contributor to the local television news magazine, "Chronicle" on WCVB-TV, since 1986. Barnicle has also appeared on the PBS NewsHour, CBS's 60 Minutes, ESPN, and HBO sports programming. The Massachusetts native has written more than 4,000 columns collectively for the New York Daily News (1999–2005), Boston Herald (2004–2005 and occasionally contributing from 2006-2010), and The Boston Globe, where he rose to prominence with columns about Boston's working and middle classes. He also has written articles and commentary for Time magazine, Newsweek, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, ESPN Magazine, and Esquire, among others.