Hillary Clinton is releasing her new book this week titled "What Happened?" detailing her failure during the 2016 presidential election. In response, one host on MSNBC decided to go on a lengthy rant on Twitter in an attack on the media's obsession with Clinton's mail scandal.

Reid on Clinton emails

Heading into the 2016 election cycle, the consensus was that Hillary Clinton would breeze through the Democratic primary before eventually becoming the first female President of the United States. While this was the apparent plan for the Clinton campaign, the former Secretary of State struggled in the primary after facing a tough challenge from Vermont Sen.

Bernie Sanders. After many liberals believed Sanders was treated unfairly, Clinton's reputation on the left soured, which carried over into the general election. Following her defeat at the hands of Donald Trump, speculation continued to grow about what impact Russia had on the election, as well as the hype surrounding the Clinton email scandal. These issues were discussed in a series of tweets on September 9 by MSNBC host Joy Reid.

Taking to her Twitter account early Saturday morning was host of "A.M.

Joy" Joe Reid, who went on a lengthy tirade over her thoughts about the media's reaction to the email scandal, Russia's interference, and the Donald Trump campaign. "The emails were dramatically over-covered and over-hyped as a scandal story. Media resistance to admitting it makes no sense," Reid tweeted.

"Most people don't know the content, just the word: 'emails!' And what was the Quixote quest of Don Jr & other Trumpkins?

Her missing emails!" Joy Reid wrote on Twitter. "Russians didn't even have to prove they had them - just dangle the possibility of getting them and nearly any Team Trumper played ball," she continued. "The Trump team obviously realized that because of the saliency of that one word scandal that replaced Benghazi: emails! they were key to flipping the election.

Find her missing emails and blow the scandal wide open. Surely they contained some proof of crimes! ," Reid added.

Double down

"If you were a Russian operative all you had to do was say you could get them and you could get a meeting with Jared, Manafort, Flynn or Don," the MSNBC host went on to write. "Russiagate isn't a complicated scandal. It's simple. Russians wanted sanctions gone. Trump team wanted to win (and make $ afterward)" Joy Reid pointed out.

"They turned to their old Russian business cronies for a win-win," she noted. As the backlash continued, it became clear that the aftermath of the 2016 election will not be forgotten anytime soon.