I know Scarborough is more political hack and commentator than journalist, but he nonetheless participates in part of the universe of what we, for better or for worse, call journalism. And he's against it.
In a sane world such a comment, both insulting and stupid, would cause a few more people to reconsider going on his show. And I bet Dana Priest won't go on his show! But, you know, Dancing Dave and the gang will.