How do you resist the temptation to run up and ring [Sarah Huckabee Sander’s] neck?” asked Nicole Wallace while talking about the mean joke on John McCain told by White House staffer Kelly Sadler:

Wallace later apologized for her “poorly chosen words” which she spoke in a segment where she called for someone else’s “poorly chosen words” to be fired:

Wallace’s panel was mad at Sanders for refusing to answer a question on Sadler. From the New York Times:

“I’m not going to validate a leak one way or the other out of an internal staff meeting,” Ms. Sanders said. Asked why she would not simply apologize to Mr. McCain, she said, “I’m not going to get into a back and forth because, you know, people want to create issues of leaked staff meetings.”

Later on in the segment, the panel compared Sanders to Saddam Hussein propagandist “Baghdad Bob” and John Heilemann said he’d rather commit suicide than sit through Sanders’ briefings:

Classy bunch you got there, MSNBC.