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  • Mathews: "Some People's Words" "Encouraging" PP Shooting, Fiorina "Enjoying It"

    12/01/2015 3:26:24 AM PST · by Biggirl · 23 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December 1, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews argued that “some people’s words are encouraging this kind of behavior” and “Carly Fiorina seems to be” “enjoying it” while discussing the shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs on Monday.
  • Muscular Matthews? Chris Calls Obama Terror Response 'Dainty'

    11/18/2015 6:44:07 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 17 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    I took some flak awhile back for saying that--his liberalism notwithstanding--Chris Matthews has a patriotic streak. More evidence for that notion on this evening's Hardball, as Matthews twice derided President Obama's response to ISIS as "dainty," and kvetched that "I don't see us doing anything." View the video here.
  • Chris Matthews Equates ISIS and Islam with Mussolini and Catholics

    11/18/2015 7:58:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/18/2015 | Jonathan Ehret
    Keeping up with the vacuity of progressive Leftists is nothing if not exhausting, and the terrorist attacks in Paris have left no shortage of bumbling dissembling among the Leftist elite. Yesterday, Democrat Propaganda Minister and MSNBC host Chris Matthews breathlessly declared: “I don’t think Franklin Roosevelt, as angry as he was at Mussolini, never declared war on the Catholics. Anyway, that would have been a stupid thing to say.” Mr. Matthews is of course referring to those not adhering to the politically correct mantra of ISIS having nothing to do with Islam. Well speaking of stupid things to say,...
  • Bad news: Cruz, Rubio not Hispanic enough for Chris Matthews

    11/12/2015 3:35:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 12, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    It’s a good thing we have Chris Matthews on hand to “whitesplain” Hispanic identity for us, amirite? Not only does Matthews question whether to use the word “Hispanic,” he then — deliberately or not — feeds into birther-style paranoia about their legitimacy. Newsbusters has the clip: Chris Matthews Not Sure if Cruz, Rubio Really Hispanic; They're 'Cuban Nationals' Though AMANDA TERKEL: …you started to see in the debate last night where they drew more contrasts on policy, starting to preview a little bit more –CHRIS MATTHEWS: Who’s out to get who?TERKEL: Uh, I think Ted Cruz. You already saw he’s...
  • Chris Matthews doesn’t think Cruz and Rubio are Hispanic - but he did when he was attacking them

    11/12/2015 12:44:43 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/12/15 | Robert Laurie
    But they're definitely "Cuban Nationals" Chris Matthews is lost in a quandary. He doesn’t know how to categorize Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Since he’s a lifelong left-winger, placing humans into the proper boxes is of the utmost importance, because it’s the only thing that informs his commentary. If he doesn’t know what they are, it’s impossible for him to formulate one of his ridiculous attacks. Specifically, he can’t figure out if Rubio and Cruz are “Hispanic.” He’s pretty sure they’re “Cuban Nationals,” but beyond that he has no idea which label he should apply, and that’s upsetting his identity...
  • Matthews Still Thinks Blockbuster Around, Intros Woman as 'Haley Barbour'

    11/10/2015 5:27:47 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    You'd think that back in April when, as Ken Shepherd noted, Chris Matthews talked about Blockbuster being about all that's left in Rust Belt towns, one of his assistants would have gently taken him aside and explained that Blockbuster shuttered its stores some time ago. But on this evening's Hardball, there was Chris committing the exact same gaffe. And in the very next segment, Matthews introduced MSNBC reporter Hallie Jackson, who is youthful and female, as . . "Haley Barbour," who for all his great qualities is neither. But, hey, look at the bright side. The guest in the next...
  • Chris Matthews: Obama Plans to be 'Next Mandela'

    11/09/2015 5:53:48 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 63 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    You say, Obama and Mandela. I say, Obama taking flirty selfies at Mandela's memorial service with the Danish PM, much to Michelle's displeasure. But not Chris Matthews. On this evening's Hardball, Matthews said that Obama's post-presidential goal is to be "the next Mandela." You've got to be [insert unprintable modifier] kidding me! View the video here.
  • Chris Matthews calls GOP candidates 'revolting' for protesting CNBC moderator bias

    10/29/2015 9:19:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/29/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    The insurgency conducted last night by the GOP field in standing up to biased, sneering questions from CNBC’s panel has stung the NBC Universal (and parent Comcast) empire deeply enough that it is striking back. Ken Shepherd at Newsbusters reports: "This got a little revolting tonight," MSNBC's Chris Matthews lamented to colleague Chris Jansing in a post-debate special edition of Hardball Wednesday night. Matthews was chagrined with Republican Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) scoring points with debate audience by attacking the liberal media. "I thought that the candidates were trying to get votes, and they were using...
  • Matthews Mocks Rubio: 'Little Mr. Firecracker of the Bombs-away Set'

    10/26/2015 6:16:32 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Can you imagine if in 2007 some conservative had dared call Barack Obama the "Little Mister" of anything? The cries of racism would be echoing to this day. But on his MSNBC show this evening, Chris Matthews didn't hesitate to denigrate Marco Rubio as "the little Mister Firecracker of the bombs-away set." For good measure, Matthews claimed that "Cruz hates as well as any Republican in modern history." View the video here.
  • Chris Matthews: Boehner Should Try To Pass Immigration Reform Before He Leaves

    09/25/2015 1:48:06 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 31 replies
    Real Clear Politics Video ^ | September 25, 2015 | Ian Schwartz
    Talking to newly installed MSNBC anchor Brian Williams about the Boehner resignation Friday morning, fellow MSNBC host Chris Matthews said he wishes the outgoing Speaker would try to pass immigration reform before he leaves. "I think it would be great if he said okay, we're a democracy here for a couple hours," Matthews said of Boehner. "We're going to vote on the immigration bill before I leave."
  • MSNBCs Chris Matthews Tells Bill Maher: We Nailed Trump

    09/19/2015 10:13:26 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 72 replies
    YahooNews ^ | September 19, 2015 | Greg Evans
    MSNBCs Chris Matthews Tells Bill Maher: We Nailed Trump Greg Evans September 19, 2015 Could this be the end of the Summer of Trump? Both MSNBCs Chris Matthews and HBOs Bill Maher wouldnt be surprised. We nailed him, Matthews said last night on Real Time With Bill Maher, crowing about MSNBCs playing and replaying Donald Trumps non-response response to a supporters ludicrous birther assertions and Islamophobic aspersions. During Real Times mostly-Trump discussion Friday, Maher recalled how just days before hed teased Hardball host Matthews about MSNBCs Trump obsession, and you said thats because you want to be there...
  • Chris Matthews Praises Rudy and Calls Sirhan the 'First Terrorist'

    09/11/2015 5:42:11 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    A few months ago, I took some flack in these quarters for suggesting that, his annoying liberalism aside, Chris Matthews is in his heart an American patriot. That same patriotic proclivity displayed itself tonight. On the anniversary of 9-11, Matthews profusely praised his guest Rudy Giuliani for his leadership on that day. And in a spontaneous aside, Matthews called RFK's assassin, the Palestinian Sirhan B. Sirhan, "the first terrorist." Can you imagine Rachel Maddowor Barack Obama for that matterdoing the same? View the video here.
  • Cook Report's Walter: Biden Kissed My Mother on the Lips

    09/08/2015 5:16:05 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 44 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Maybe Biden can do one of those DirectTV ads: "Hi, I'm Joe Biden. And I'm Creepy Joe Biden" . . . On this evening's Hardball, Cook Report editor Amy Walter revealed that during a South Carolina event, Joe Biden kissed her mother, who had never before met him, on the lips. Walter said that her mother's reaction was "okay well, there we go." Chris Matthews flew to Biden's defense: "that's a very Philly thing [Biden's not from Philly]. Nothing wrong with it. Just very direct and very loving." Need we say that if a Republican candidate had smooched an unsuspecting...
  • As MSNBC Makes Big Changes, Only One Scenario Remains for Brain Williams

    09/06/2015 9:46:39 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 31 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 09/06/2015 | Joe Concha
    As you may have heard, MSNBC has seen some big (and warranted) changes in 2015. Add it all up, and every program that existed from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT as recently as six months ago no long exists. The alterations are swift: A national correspondent (Kate Snow) and a political director (Chuck Todd) will be joining and rejoining, respectively, the 19-year-old cable network. Morning Joe will occupy 25 percent of live (or plausibly live) programming per day. Opinion-based programmingat least after the morning show and before primetimehas been cleared away as a more traditional news focus takes...
  • Hillary Clinton Says Chelsea Erased Servers During Postpartum Depression (satire)

    08/25/2015 1:49:47 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 75 replies
    The Daily Rash ^ | August 19, 2015 | Mark Donahue
    This afternoon Democratic presidential frontrunner, Hillary Clinton, appeared on MSNBCs Hardball with host Chris Matthews to discuss the missing emails from her time as Secretary of State. Following is a transcript of that interview which airs at 6 pm tonight on MSNBC.
  • Chris Matthews To Reporter At Trump Event: "Are There Any Black People There?"

    08/21/2015 4:33:20 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 88 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | August 21, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    MSNBC host Chris Matthews speaks with NBC reporter Katy Tur, who is following Trump at a campaign rally in Mobile, Alabama where 30,000 people are expected to turn out to see The Donald. Matthews described the scene at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama as a "redneck riviera." Matthews asked the network correspondent, who was live on scene, if "any black people were there." "I have not seen any today that have come out for Donald Trump," Tur responded. "[They are] normal looking people, who have normal looking opinions on things," the intrepid Tur observed.
  • Chris Matthews Cheers: Jimmy Carter Stuck it to Netanyahu in Presser

    08/20/2015 10:51:06 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | August 20, 2015 | 12:48 PM EDT
    After former President Jimmy Carter criticized the government of Israel during a Thursday press conference for having no desire for a two-state solution with the Palestinians, MSNBC Hardball host and former Carter speechwriter Chris Matthews hailed his old boss: ...he stuck it to [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu. Why not?...He might as well stick it to the guys whove caused him trouble, as hes seen it, especially Netanyahu. Why not stick it to Netanyahu? He deserves it. Matthews added: So I think Carter is still that guy, that gutsy guy who knows how to stick it to guys hes quite...
  • Matthews: If Hillary Drops Out of Race, I'm Ending 'Hardball' Run

    08/19/2015 6:07:46 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 73 replies
    News Busters ^ | 08/19/2015 | Ken Shepherd
    Is that a promise, Chris? Tonight on MSNBC, mocking the notion that Hillary Clinton's e-mail server woes may eventually push her out of the presidential campaign, Hardball host Chris Matthews sneered that when that happens, he'd wrap his Hardball program. MSNBCHardball August 19, 2015; 7:16 p.m. Eastern KELLYANNE CONWAY, Republican strategist: ...I do want herto hangon. I do, and here's why. I worry that if she gets pushed out of the race too early, Chris, then, you've got Elizabeth Warren stepping in,she's got plenty of time to raise the money and take that mantle. CHRIS MATTHEWS, host: You think that's...
  • From Trump to McDaniel: Is Ted Cruz Running a Brilliant Stealth Campaign?

    08/17/2015 8:22:22 AM PDT · by VinL · 28 replies
    DailyCaller ^ | 8/17/2015
    Sen. Ted Cruz was overshadowed during much of the first GOP debate, but he finished strong. And this might turn out to be a microcosm of his larger campaign plan. True, Donald Trump is sucking up everyones oxygen. And, yes, logic would dictate that because he occupies the same populist space as Cruz Trump would take a disproportionate number of votes from the Texas conservative. But, instead, Cruz is polling well in third place, behind Trump and Ben Carson, according to a new Fox News poll. And if Trump gets out of the race (for now, thats...
  • Carly Fiorina's attack on Hillary leaves Chris Matthews speechless

    08/07/2015 9:07:15 AM PDT · by Din Maker · 49 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 6, 2015
    Via the Free Beacon, between this and her standout performance at the JV debate tonight, conservative Twitters in the grip of a full-blown case of Carlymania as I write this. The DNC seems nervous too.
  • Chris Matthews: Little Guy Rooting for Donald Trump Because Hes Taking On Elites

    08/03/2015 6:57:39 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 39 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Tony Lee
    On Sunday, Chris Matthews said Donald Trump is resonating with the little guy because he is taking on the elites who have betrayed working Americans on issues like trade and immigration. On Meet The Press, Matthews said there is a sense of betrayal because the best and the brightest have given the country away on the border, on debt, on jobs. They feel theyve been betrayed by the elite and Donald Trump ironically is fighting the elite here and the little guy is rooting for him, Matthews said. Host Chuck Todd also conceded that the the more we in the...
  • Matthews to DWS: Whats the big difference between a Democrat and a socialist?

    07/31/2015 10:08:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 31, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    Answer: Not much at all, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz knows it. When Chris Matthews attempted to press the DNC chair on whether Bernie Sanders, an avowed Socialist, would get a high-profile speaking slot at the Democratic convention even if he loses the nomination, Wasserman Schultz stammered out an affirmative, which amazed Matthews and prompted him to ask Wasserman Schultz if she saw any significant difference between Democrats and Socialists. Wasserman Schultz tried to duck the question, but provided a very telling answer by doing so (via Newsalert and Mediaite): Things Get Awkward When Matthews Asks DNC Head About Bernie Sanders,...
  • Those Are Great Talking Points: Ted Cruz Hits Back at MSNBC Hosts SCOTUS Claim With Two Questions

    07/09/2015 10:39:32 AM PDT · by Isara · 36 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul. 8, 2015 | Jason Howerton
    Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a Republican presidential candidate, sparred with MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Wednesday over whether the Supreme Court has become too “partisan” following the high court’s recent decisions on Obamacare and gay marriage.Though he’s done so in the past, Cruz said he’s reluctant to advocate for “judicial retention” elections every eight years. However, he also said he’s tired of seeing some of the justices “not honoring their judicial oaths.”Matthews later insinuated hypocrisy, accusing Cruz of “loving” it when the Supreme Court “seized the presidency in 2000” for former President George W. Bush during the infamous Florida recount...
  • Mathews: Dems Don't Want To End Hiring Of Illegals Because They "Want Votes"

    07/08/2015 3:26:38 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 8,2015 | Ian Hanchett
    MSNBCs Hardball host Chris Matthews said that Democrats dont want to enforce laws on illegal hiring because they want votes and that the GOP wont do so because they want cheap labor on Tuesday.
  • Matthews: No one enforces immigration law because they want cheap labor - and votes for Dems

    07/08/2015 12:34:38 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/08/15 | Robert Laurie
    Matthews: No one enforces immigration law because they want cheap labor - and votes for Dems Obviously, were used to a steady stream of crazy coming from the fine folks at MSNBC. Chiefest among the networks primetime calamities is Chris Matthews, whose career is basically one, long, barely-coherent rant. Every now and then, though, it feels like one of his handlers stuffs his meds into a wad of peanut butter and Chris comes through with something approaching an actual truth. HTML5 video is not supported! Special: New Probiotic Fat Burner Takes GNC by Storm This, it seems, is one of...
  • Ted Cruz battles Chris Matthews over Supreme Court

    07/09/2015 10:56:46 AM PDT · by Isara · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/9/15 | Nick Gass
    Ted Cruz sparred with MSNBCs Chris Matthews over his proposal for judicial retention elections during an interview on Hardball Wednesday night, at one point debating the judicial propriety of allowing ballots to be recounted in Florida during the historically close 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. The Texas Republican senator and presidential candidate said he is reluctant to call for elections, adding that it makes him sad but that he has done so because a majority of the justices are not honoring their judicial oaths. Is that the solution? Elections? Matthews countered. Look, if unelected judges...
  • Wow, MSNBC Really Loves Mocking the GOP 'Clown Car (Clown Car or Paddy Wagon?)

    06/07/2015 2:16:33 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 40 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 06/06/2015 | Tim Graham
    This is too good not to share. MRCs Dan Gainor wrote for Foxnews.com on the liberal tendency to describe the Republicans with the term clown car. He found that since January 1, MSNBC hosts and their guests have dragged out the phrase 38 times. Hardball host Chris Matthews by far the worst repeat offender, with 29 mentions since the beginning of the year -
  • Wife of Chris Matthews running for House

    06/04/2015 1:07:49 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 3, 2015 | Jonathan Easley
    Kathleen Matthews, the wife of MSNBC personality Chris Matthews, has entered the Democratic primary to replace Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), who is running for Senate. Matthews on Wednesday launched her campaign for Marylands 8th District House seat from downtown Silver Spring, vowing to fight for a litany of liberal causes, including equal pay for women, abortion rights, and raising the minimum wage, according to The Washington Post. Matthews is a former local news anchor. She most recently served as an executive for Marriott Hotels but stepped down from that position last month as she geared up for the House...
  • Chris Matthews: 'There Was No Intelligence Saddam Had WMD. Never'

    05/15/2015 5:58:22 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 90 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    It's easy for people--with the possible exception of Jeb Bush--to say that they would not have supported the invasion of Iraq knowing what we know now about WMD there. But Chris Matthews took things a foolish step further on this evening's Hardball, actually claiming that "there was no intelligence they had a weapon. Never was." Really? So Hillary, Bill Clinton, John Kerry, Al Gore, Ted Kennedy et al. were collective fabricators when they issued dire warnings, based on the intelligence they had seen, about Saddam's WMD? View the video here.
  • Matthews Spouts Conspiracy Theory About GOP Oppo to Iran Deal (MSNBC host goes on insane rant)

    05/08/2015 6:29:59 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 20 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 6, 2015 | 9:55 PM EDT | Ken Shepherd
    GEORGE MITCHELL: ...So, the sanctions, which are the reason that Iran is at the table, which are effective because they're universal, not just unilateral U.S. sanctions, we'll go from universal to unilateral and therefore from effective to ineffective. And what they will accomplish is the exact opposite of what they say they want: Iran then with a clear path to the bomb and the U.S. Congress having sidelined an agreement that was entered into by six major countries in the world. CHRIS MATTHEWS, host: Take it a step further. I know you've done this in your head. I think the...
  • When You Provoke People {Chris} Matthews, Guest Tackle Causality of TX Shooting

    05/04/2015 6:19:32 PM PDT · by PROCON · 51 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | May 4, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    Theres been a lot of debate today about the actions and intentions of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, the group led by Pamela Geller that held a Draw Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas yesterday where two shooters showed up. They were killed, and Geller has been pushing back against any suggestion that the provocative nature of her group brought about those attacks. Chris Matthews tackled that argument on his MSNBC show tonight, bringing up what Gellers group did and asking, Does that in some way cause these eventswell, not the word causinghow about provoking, how about taunting, how about daring?...
  • Obama: Elizabeth Warren Is 'Wrong' On Trade

    04/22/2015 7:11:45 PM PDT · by Theoria · 28 replies
    NPR ^ | 22 April 2015 | Domenico Montanaro
    A full-fledged Democratic trade war has broken out."I love Elizabeth. We're allies on a whole host of issues, but she's wrong on this," President Obama said Tuesday night in an interview on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews, referring to liberal Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.Warren and the progressive left, scarred by trade deals past like the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, have launched a vocal fight against granting the president so-called "fast-track" authority to negotiate a 12-country Pacific trade deal. "Are you ready to fight?" Warren said at a rally April 15 with labor leaders and Vermont liberal Sen....
  • Chris Matthews: Democrats 'Coming Apart,' It's 'Every Man for Himself'

    04/22/2015 7:41:56 PM PDT · by re_tail20 · 42 replies
    Newsmax ^ | April 22, 2015 | Greg Richter
    The Democratic Party is not unified and is "devolving" as various interest groups seek their own ends, MSNBC host Chris Matthews said Wednesday. Appearing on "Andrea Mitchell Reports," Matthews said the party is not unified. "Its coming apart. You can see it, its devolving," he said. "And so its every man for himself, every politician for themselves right now." "Every issue that comes up now, they're not looking to the leadership at the White House. They're thinking, how do they save their butts politically?" Matthews said...
  • Obama: "Theres A Lot Of Tumult And Chaos Around The World Right Now"

    04/21/2015 6:49:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 4/21/15 | Ian Schwartz
    In an interview with MSNBCs Chris Matthews broadcasted on the network Tuesday evening, President Obama said "theres a lot of tumult and chaos around the world right now." "Another area I know you care about, I certainly do, is Africa and on your feelings about watching those refugees, 950 people drowning, just trying to find a life. And then also Kenya, a country we all care about, very moderate country, pro-Western, getting terrorized as college kids, who are the hope of their families, getting killed because theyre Christians," Chris Matthews said to the president. "Look, its a heartbreaking situation," President...
  • Matthews Jabs Jeb for 'Stooping' to 'That Evangelical Crowd'

    04/15/2015 5:17:49 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 36 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    This was ugly. On his MSNBC show this evening, Chris Matthews criticized Jeb Bush, who will be speaking at Liberty University, for "stooping" to "that evangelical crowd" Let's play some political madlibs and imagine that instead of "stooping to that evangelical crowd," Matthews had criticized a candidate who spoke at an Islamic center for "stooping to that Muslim crowd." Cue the cries of religious bigotry! View the video here.
  • Chris Matthews: 'I Hate' the Castro Regime

    04/13/2015 6:04:11 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 41 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    We conservatives have countless beefs with Chris Matthews. But in contrast with the younger generation of liberals inhabiting MSNBC, the American left at largeand the Oval OfficeMatthews is more of an old-school Cold Warrior, and, dare I say it, a patriot. And so it was that on this evening's Hardball, Matthews flatly declared "I hate" the Castro regime. How many other denizens of the leftfrom Rachel Maddow to Barack Obamacan you imagine saying the same? Matthews thus aligns himself more closely with Ronald "Evil Empire" Reagan than with Barack Obama, who just today was hailed by Tom Friedman for being...
  • Matthews MELTS DOWN Over G** D*** Attack Ads, Salutes Rand For Fighting Neocons

    04/07/2015 6:56:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 7, 2015 | Al Weaver
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Reacting to Sen. Rand Pauls 2016 announcement Tuesday, Chris Matthews saluted Paul for his opposition to neocons and their piggish money as they attack him over his foreign policy chops. Appearing with MSNBCs Thomas Roberts, a visibly-agitated Matthews railed against the GOPs rotten crowd of hawks, while going after MSNBC themselves for giving free airtime to such an ad. MATTHEWS: I think [Paul] laid down the fight here. He said the line is Im not for nation-building overseas, Im going to build bridges here at home, not over there. It is a direct charge against the neocons and the...
  • MSNBC Ratings Fall 40%: Countdown to Rachel Maddow, Chris Matthews Firings

    04/02/2015 7:45:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/02/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    CNN and FOX News have stepped up their game. CNN has gone full infotainment under Jeff Zucker and is eating MSNBC’s lunch. Meanwhile MSNBC has the same cast of social justice warriors with occasional interruptions from idiots like Al Sharpton and Chris Matthews offering the same predigested pablum that MSNBC’s younger audience gets in mock form from the Daily Show.The collapse is hitting fast and hard. MSNBC’s demo ratings, the 25-54 adult audience, has fallen anywhere from 39% to 45% (I’ve seen three numbers quoted across Variety, Deadline and Mediaite, 39%, 40% and 45%). For Q1 2015, MSNBC’s weekday primetime...
  • Hillary's Henchmen Neuter Chris Matthews

    01/21/2008 6:46:24 AM PST · by vietvet67 · 46 replies · 750+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | January 21, 2008 | Ben Johnson
    The leftist outrage industry bagged a new trophy last week: MSNBCs Chris Matthews. The Soros-funded wing of the Democratic Party took down the rabidly antiwar and anti-Bush talk show host because he dared to tell the truth about the Shadow Partys anointed presidential candidate. However, the media have ignored the role Hillary Clinton claims to have played in founding one of the main organizations doing the protesting. Last week, the host of MSNBCs Hardball issued an odd semi-apology for allegedly sexist and dismissive comments he made about Hillary Clinton on the networks early-riser show, The Morning Joe. Matthews told that...
  • Media Matters' "Take Action" Campaign Aimed at Matthews (Spitball host attacked by libs)

    01/14/2008 4:03:17 PM PST · by abb · 28 replies · 64+ views
    TV Newser ^ | January 14, 2008 | Staff
    Media Matters, which describes itself on its web site as a, "progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media," has taken aim at MSNBC's Chris Matthews for what it says is a trend of "sexist displays." Media Matters has started a "take action" campaign, urging readers to contact MSNBC and express their disapproval of Matthews current attacks on Sen. Hillary Clinton and past comments. Karl Frisch, Media Matters spokesperson, tells TVNewser, "We encourage people to take action for a variety of reasons being able to point to a clear...
  • Chris Mathews: Has Hillary Cast Herself As Nixon's Rose Mary Woods?

    03/11/2015 4:53:02 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 11, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday on MSNBCs Hardball, while discussing Hillary Clintons refusal to turn over her email server to a neutral third party to end the controversy over her use of a private system while serving as secretary of state, host Chris Matthews pondered with former RNC chair Michael Steele that in this scenario, has Clinton cast herself in the role of Rose Mary Woods, the Nixon secretary who erased the 18 minute gap in the infamous Watergate tapes.
  • Kathleen Matthews likely to run for Van Hollen's seat ( Maryland )

    03/05/2015 8:35:45 AM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 3/5/15 | MIKE ALLEN
    Kathleen Matthews, Marriott Internationals executive vice president and chief global communications and public affairs officer, and wife of MSNBCs Chris Matthews, is planning to run for the seat of Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). Van Hollen announced Wednesday that hell seek the seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Mikulski. ... Matthews, who has long talked about running for office, advocated Marriotts move toward more progressive policies, including sustainability and LGBT friendliness. ... Shes on the boards of Catholic Charities Foundation, Fords Theatre and
  • Chris Matthews: Netanyahu Speech a Foreign Takeover Attempt

    03/03/2015 11:16:31 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 38 replies
    NRO ^ | 3/3/2015 | Brendan Bordelon
    MSNBCs Chris Matthews saw a nefarious aim behind Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahus speech before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, claiming his discussion on the Iranian nuclear talks represented nothing less than a takeover attempt by a foreign leader. Let me get to the heart of this now, he told host Thomas Roberts. This man, from a foreign government, walked into the United States legislative chamber and tried to take over U.S. foreign policy. Mm-hmm, Roberts said approvingly. He said, You should trust me, not your president, on this, Matthews continued. I am the man you should trust, I...
  • Matthews: Republicans Helping Israel Take Over Foreign Policy

    03/03/2015 11:37:54 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 38 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 03/03/2015 | Ian Hanchett
    MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews accused Republicans of letting Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu try to take over US foreign policy on Tuesdays MSNBC Live. Matthews began by saying that Netanyahu implied that he would be a better bargainer than the president, but no one believes that.
  • Matthews: Reckless, Racist Republicans Ready to Go All Goldwater

    03/02/2015 6:39:20 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 29 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Say "1964." and those of us old enough might remember the appearance on Ed Sullivan's show of some little British group called the Beatles. But Chris Matthews recalls something else: the decision of the Republican party to nominate Mr. Conservative, Barry Goldwater, and his ensuing wipeout by LBJ. On his MSNBC show tonight, Matthews suggested that Republicans are in a similarly reckless mood, and might well nominate a true conservative, electoral consequences be damned. And, oh yeah, Chris contended that the GOP would do so out of racist motives. View the video here.
  • Chris Matthews: Jeb Would Be Hillary's 'Worst Nightmare'

    02/26/2015 6:04:21 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 75 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In this week of the CPAC straw poll, the kiss of death for a Republican hopeful might be to say "endorsed by Chris Matthews." But that dubious honor has been bestowed on Jeb Bush. On this evening's Hardball, Matthews declared that Jeb would be "the Hillary people's worst nightmare, if he runs, because if he wins the nomination the middle is in play." So Bush would be formidable because he's a moderate? Stop, Chris, you're killing Jeb! View the video here.
  • Matthews: Netanyahu Started Crapstorm, Should Apologize (MSNBC host loses it big time)

    02/26/2015 8:16:37 AM PST · by Dave346 · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Feb 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Matthews said, Let me finish tonight with this crapstorm that has Netanyahu has started. All the Prime Minister had to do to avoid all this fighting with Washington was to speak out. Thats what he could have done, speak out the second he heard that the invitation for him to address the US Congress was issued without the knowledge of the American President. All he had to do was say I will only come if this invitation is bipartisan, and certainly only if the President of the United States has approved it. All he had to do was that just...
  • State Dept. Spox on ISIS: We CANNOT win this war by killing them

    02/17/2015 8:06:22 AM PST · by QT3.14 · 140 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | February 16, 2015
    State Department Spokesperson Marie Harf told Chris Matthews tonight that we cannot win this war with ISIS by killing them. She said we have to get to the root cause of why people are attracted to Jihad you know like poverty, jobs, etc
  • State Department spokeswoman floats jobs as answer to ISIS

    02/17/2015 9:54:51 AM PST · by ColdOne · 90 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 2/17/15 | foxnews
    What the West really needs to take on the Islamic State is ... a jobs program. That's what a top State Department spokeswoman suggested when asked in a TV interview Monday night about what the U.S.-led coalition is doing to stop the slaughter of civilians by Islamic State militants across the region. "We're killing a lot of them, and we're going to keep killing more of them. ... But we cannot win this war by killing them," department spokeswoman Marie Harf said on MSNBC's "Hardball." "We need ... to go after the root causes that leads people to join these...
  • We cant stop ISIS by killing them, we need to give them jobs

    02/17/2015 9:33:04 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 79 replies
    Young Cons ^ | 2/17 | Josh Riddle
    State Department Spokesperson Marie Harf told Chris Matthews that ISIS can be stopped if we just create jobs for them. She is literally living in an alternate reality. Guess what happens if we stop trying to kill ISIS? They grow stronger and keep killing the infidels.