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  • Chris Matthews Guest Gives Faux-Latino "Beto" the Full Spanish Pronunciation

    09/10/2018 5:04:24 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Beto O'Rourke is as Hispanic as Elizabeth Warren is Native-American. The Dem candidate for Senate from Texas is, in fact, a fourth-generation Irish American. But that doesn't stop Victoria DeFrancesco, on the faculty of the Department of Mexican-American and Latino Studies at UT-Austin, giving "Beto" the full Spanish pronunciation of his first name as a guest on Chris Matthews' MSNBC show this evening. View the video here.
  • Chris Matthews: Almost All Demagogues Like Trump “Died Hideously”

    08/17/2018 4:52:57 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 115 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    So what does Chris Matthews foresee for President Trump: hanging by the ankles like Mussolini, or firing squad like Ceausescu? On his MSNBC “Hardball” show, after former acting CIA director John McLaughlin referred to President Trump as a “tyrant,” Matthews says: “Following your lines, I’ve often thought that demagoguery is not a good long-term career move. The only one I know that got a long-time career out of it was [Spain’s Generalissimo] Franco. The rest of them all died hideously.”Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Friendly Reminder: The Existence Of Trump's N-Word Tape Could Be As Mythical As Russian Collusion

    08/16/2018 4:01:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 16, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Omarosa Manigault is no longer at the Trump White House, but she was apparently a trainwreck, she secretly recorded conversations, including in the Situation Room, and has accused President Trump of being mental diminished because of this soda habit. In truth, liberals would eat this up. I’m sure a few are, but the source is Omarosa. That’s the issue. Even liberal outlets, like Slate, along with a host of media figures unfriendly to the president have torched Omarosa’s credibility. Yet, here we are with the racism stuff again. Omarosa has accused Trump of being racistand apparently there’s an infamous tape,...
  • Reagan’s Son: Trump’s Base Would Pick Putin Over Any Democrat As U.S. President

    07/27/2018 12:44:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 141 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | July 27, 2018 | Mary Papenfuss
    “The most important thing to them is that Trump seems to hate the same people they hate,” Ron Reagan says. The son of former President Ronald Reagan believes Donald Trump’s political base is so consumed by hatred for the Democrats that they would vote for Vladimir Putin to be America’s president instead of virtually any member of that party. “They really aren’t in touch with reality. The most important thing to them [is that Trump] seems to hate the same people that they hate,” Ron Reagan told Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s “Hardball” on Thursday. “That’s the real Trump derangement syndrome.”...
  • 5 Times Liberals Mocked Mitt Romney For Warning About Russia

    07/16/2018 4:58:03 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 17 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 7/25/2016 | Bre Payton
    1. Obama Replays Sick Middle School Burn In response, Obama mocked Romney’s statement: “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because…the Cold War’s been over for 20 years.” 2. Clinton: It’s So Last Season To Be Concerned About Russia Hillary Clinton got in on the action, saying it was “somewhat dated” to be worried about Russia. The self-titled “pantsuit aficionado” should probably stop judging other people for doing things that are “dated,” am I right? 3.Joe Biden: It May Be A Gaffe; I Would Know Vice President Joe Biden suggested Romney’s assertion might’ve been either...
  • Chris Matthews is mad as hell about Justice Kennedy, takes it out on co-workers - (Video Gold)

    06/28/2018 10:26:07 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 101 replies
    Chris Matthews is mad as hell, and he's not going to take it anymore. In fact, as far as the media personalities who have reacted poorly to news this week that Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire at the end of July are concerned, Matthews ranks among the worst. "I don't think the Democrats should allow even meetings to occur with Trump's nominee to fill this vacancy by Justice Kennedy," the MSNBC host said in response to the bombshell announcement, adding that if Kennedy “gets replaced by a hardline social conservative, it is — the Democratic leadership will have hell to...
  • Chris Matthews: Democrats Shouldn’t Even Allow Meetings With Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

    06/27/2018 2:20:07 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 90 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 06/28/2018 | BY: Andrew Kugle
    MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews said on Wednesday that Democrats shouldn't even take meetings with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee – who is yet to be named – to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy. "I don't think the Democrats should allow even meetings to occur with Trump's nominee to fill this vacancy by Justice Kennedy," Matthews said. Kennedy announced Wednesday he would retire, giving Trump the opportunity to make two appointments in two years to the nation's highest court. The vacancy sets up a bitter confirmation fight right before the midterm elections, where Republicans only have a single vote majority in...
  • Chris Matthews: Kennedy Retirement ‘Time For Vengeance’

    06/27/2018 3:05:02 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 75 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/27/2018 | Amber Athey
    Matthews seemed to suggest that Democrats should block the appointment of a conservative judge until after the midterms, citing Republicans blocking Merrick Garland when Obama was president. “The base will attack the leadership for this, if they allow it to happen, and they should,” Matthews said of Democrats. “This is a time for vengeance for what happened two years ago, and if they don’t reap the vengeance now with four and a half months to go before the election, they will not look very strong to their base, and I think they’ll be under attack.”
  • Cable news: 22 Comparisons of Immigration Policy to the Holocaust, Slavery

    06/19/2018 6:58:57 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 25 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | June 18, 2018 | Bill D'Agostino
    The pundit class have officially snapped over the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance border enforcement policy. Since Friday, the collective breakdown has yielded a total of 22 instances in which cable news commentators compared the separation of parents and children illegally entering the country to World War II-era war crimes and human rights violations. The Holocaust was invoked 12 times across CNN and MSNBC between June 15 and the 18th, generally in the form of comparisons between DHS detention centers and Nazi concentration camps. There were also six mentions of Japanese-American internment camps, as well as four comparisons to slavery. On Friday,...
  • Dem Congressman Urges Cohen to Flip on Trump

    06/13/2018 4:49:00 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 31 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Have you ever seen anything quite like this? A Member of Congress urging a private citizen to turn state’s evidence against the President of the United States? Appearing on Chris Matthews’ “Hardball” show on MSNBC this evening, California Dem congressman Eric Swalwell, speaking of Michael Cohen, said: “He better start talking soon.”Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Chris Matthews to Schiff Staffer: 'You've Got to Say Something that Leads to Impeachment'

    05/25/2018 10:34:44 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 25 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | May 25, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Have you noticed how frustrated much of the liberal media has become over the lack of any evidence of Trump-Russia collusion? Well, Thursday's Rolling Stone devoted a long article by Tessa Stuart giving one excuse after another why no such collusion has been discovered, How the House Intelligence Committee Collapsed on Adam Schiff.The subtitle is "The inside story of the California Democrat's failed crusade to investigate Donald Trump." However the big story here is contained in the very first paragraph in which it is revealed that Chris Matthews, obviously frustrated by Adam Schiff's appearances on Hardball in which nothing new...
  • Chris Matthews on School Shooting: South Africans Wonder ‘What’s With America?’

    05/18/2018 5:21:56 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In the wake of today’s Texas school shooting, Chris Matthews, on his MSNBC show this evening, suggested that South Africans look down on the US, wondering “what’s with America?” Matthews might have wanted to check his stats before Blaming America First. Intentional homicide rate per 100,000 inhabitants: United States: 4.88, South Africa: 34.27. That’s right: the homicide rate in South Africa is more than seven times that in the US.Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Guest’s Speculation on Trump-Melania Pre-nup “Cheat Clause” Too Much Even for Chris Matthews

    05/03/2018 5:10:04 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How wildly irresponsible was the speculation by this MSNBC guest? So bad that even Chris Matthews instructed viewers to ignore it. On this evening’s Hardball, a lawyer named Katie Phang imagined that President Trump has refused to acknowledge having had an affair with Stormy Daniels because: “There is an exceptional ‘cheat clause’ with his prenuptial agreement that he has with Melania Trump.” That bit of conjecture was more than even Matthews could stomach: Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Chris Matthews Snaps at Guest: “You Going to Keep Correcting Me?”

    02/19/2018 5:37:24 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In December, the Daily Caller reported on the “verbally abusive” environment that Chris Matthews has created on the Hardball set, adding that people “felt like they had to ‘walk on eggshells’ around their ‘abusive’ boss.” Matthews flashed that thin skin on this evening’s Hardball. When guest David Corn politely pointed out that the TV series in question was “Homeland,” not “Homefront” as Matthews had said, Matthews snapped: “You going to keep correcting me?” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Matthews on GOP Attacks on Pelosi: It’s ‘Ethnic Politics’ (tr)

    02/06/2018 9:34:36 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 7 replies
    Breitbart Video ^ | 2-5-2018 | Ian Hanchett
    Full title: Matthews on GOP Attacks on Pelosi: GOP Likes Attacking Coastal People Who Are ‘Usually Ethnic’ – It’s ‘Ethnic Politics’ While discussing Republican attacks on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews referred to attacks on Pelosi as “ethnic politics” and stated that attacking people from the coasts who are “usually ethnic” is an old tactic by Republicans. Matthews said, “Picking on somebody from one of the coasts, usually ethnic, and making them the poster person of the Democratic Party is old business for the Republicans. They did it with —...
  • Chris Matthews: Pelosi Is An ‘Ethnic Sort Of Person’

    02/06/2018 2:11:02 PM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 64 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2.5.18 | Amber Athey
    MSNBC’s Chris Matthews inexplicably referred to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as an “ethnic sort of person” during a “Hardball” segment Monday night.
  • Powell's halo knocked ajar

    09/02/2006 9:46:54 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 76 replies · 2,676+ views
    On July 14, 2003, a Robert Novak column in The Washington Post outed the CIA-agent wife of vociferous Bush administration critic, Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson. Thus was born the "Plame Affair" which quickly became a morality tale of how an out of control Bush Administration would do anything to justify its war in Iraq. A mere three days later, journalist David Corn, summarized the allegations that would color reporting on the Iraq War for the next three years and eventually lead to the indictment of a top aide to the vice president for lying to a grand jury: ((((THE OLD...
  • Chris Matthews: Trump Like George Zimmerman, Who “Killed Somebody”

    01/31/2018 5:17:13 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Chris Matthews has taken Trump-hatred to a new level. On his MSNBC show this evening, Matthews analogized Trump to someone . . . who was charged with murder. Said Matthews: “Remember George Zimmerman, the stand-your-ground guy from Florida, who pulled a gun and killed somebody, in self-defense he said cause he had the right to fight anybody who approached him? And I get, that’s what the president here is doing.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • This all but screams conspiracy

    01/30/2018 9:33:04 AM PST · by Starman417 · 30 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-30-18 | DrJohn
    Left wingers in Congress and the media are in full blown panic mode and right this minute are stomping their feet over the removal of Andrew McCabe from his position at the FBI. Both Carl Bernstein and Chris Matthews are characterizing it as a "Saturday Night Massacre." That signals their game plan for the coming disaster they are soon to have on their hands. Nancy Pelosi is close to being aphasic. Jake Tapper has abandoned all his journalistic cred in favor of editorializing: “Leading the Russia investigation could be hazardous to your career,” Tapper said at the top of the hour....
  • Black Caucus Leader Suggests Trump Bribed “Lying” Cotton/Perdue on “S-hole”

    01/15/2018 5:02:46 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 45 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Appearing on this evening’s Hardball, Rep. Karen Bass, a Democrat and leader of the Congressional Black Caucus, twice accused Republican Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue of “flat-out lying” by saying that they didn’t hear President Trump refer to various countries as “s—holes.” Bass then took things an ugly step further, insinuating that President Trump might have bribed the two senators in some way. Said Bass: “I think that they’re flat-out lying. And maybe they’re getting something from the President for it.” Get the rest of the story and view the video here.