Trump 'Humiliating Himself' by Lashing Out at 'Intellectual Superior' George Conway, Says Joe Scarborough

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough weighed in on Donald Trump's recent attacks on George Conway, husband of counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, saying that the president was "humiliating himself" by lashing out at someone who's "his intellectual and moral superior."

Kellyanne Conway defended Trump's attacks on her husband, whom the president called a "stone cold loser," on Wednesday. Speaking to Politico, she said it was natural that the president would respond to her husband's claims that he had a mental disorder.

"He left it alone for months out of respect for me," she explained, referring to Trump. "But you think he shouldn't respond when somebody, a nonmedical professional, accuses him of having a mental disorder? You think he should just take that sitting down?"

Later, Daily Beast columnist Matt Lewis commented on her defense of Trump over her own husband. "Kellyanne Conway is standing by a boss who is emasculating her husband / George Conway is staying with a wife who (he believes) is enabling a mad man," he tweeted.

Scarborough responded to Lewis's tweet by pointing out that Trump was merely "trying" to emasculate Conway's husband and said George Conway will always come out on top.

"Correction: TRYING to emasculate her husband," Scarborough tweeted. "Trump is instead humiliating himself by wildly lashing out at man who is his intellectual and moral superior. SAD!"

George Conway, a conservative lawyer and frequent Trump critic, escalated a growing feud this week when he tweeted that the president was a pathological narcissist.

"George Conway, often referred to as Mr. Kellyanne Conway by those who know him, is VERY jealous of his wife's success & angry that I, with her help, didn't give him the job he so desperately wanted," Trump fired back on Twitter. "I barely know him but just take a look, a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!"

George Conway, seemingly undeterred, responded by doubling down on his criticisms of the president, tweeting "You. Are. Nuts." He added: "You seem determined to prove my point. Good for you! #NarcissisticPersonalityDisorder."

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