On Monday, Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski learned what a 'furry' is on live TV

On Monday, Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski learned what a 'furry' is on live TV
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On Sunday, the Midwest FurFest — a convention of "furries" in suburban Chicago — had to seek refuge at a nearby dog show after a suspected chlorine gas attack made 19 attendees sick. Aside from that made-for-Christopher-Guest-movie scenario being hilarious, it was no laughing matter, and police have opened a criminal investigation.

That's the reason Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski was reading a headline about furries on Monday's show. She had apparently never heard of furries before:

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