Instead of merely passing along some well-wishes on Good Friday, the NBC News reporter and “Meet the Press” moderator thought it would be the perfect time for a little Chuck-splaining during these complex and controversial times:

He means well, but yikes! The cringes and facepalms were swift and long-lasting:

What would everybody do without the mainstream media’s hot takes?

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