Skip to comments.Chris Matthews: “Our Job (Journalists)Is To Make This Presidency Work” [Update at # 66]
Posted on 11/06/2008 5:36:27 AM PST by icwhatudo
"Morning Joe" show on MSNBC had Joe Scarborough talking to Chris Mathews about "amateur hour"-the Rahm Emmanual decision to "think about" taking the chief of staff position offered by Obama. Joe felt this should have been worked out long ago and is not something to be offered and then "thought about" out in public. Chris Mathews was upset at the criticism saying Our Job (Journalists)Is To Make This Presidency Work.
Joe immediately went after Mathews but Mathews held his ground talking about how in the world we live in right now it is of the utmost importance that this government succeed. Even Mika and a reporter from Time magazine jumped on Mathews for the comment, talking about how the media's job was in Crokite's words to be "skeptical so the public would not be cynical."
Mathews still would not back down so Joe ended the segment by sarcastically saying it was "so nice" that the media didn't question the government in dangerous times like during the Iraq war, not questioning Rumsfelds actions and not second guessing Bush's motives.
(NOT EXACT TRANSCRIPT-WILL POST VIDEO WHEN UP ON YOUTUBE)
Chris, you’ve got some tingle on your leg.
Translation: “Our job is to prop this pathetic loser up at every turn.”
Chrissy might make a good press secretary. If he can control his erections.
So I guess if Obama were to murder puppies, the press would say he was doing it for the people. Protecting us from rabies.
Obama is Hitler.
(Am I the first?)
IOW, no matter how bad he *F's* up, we have to make *O* look like he did the right thing!
I hope that free republic video shop keeps working.
EVERY SINGLE NOMINEE SHOULD GET THEIR OWN VIDEO.
Dear Chris Matthews,
If John Mccain had won, would your job STILL be to make sure Mccain’s presidentcy work and flourish????
Thanks —Joe Public
Many of them ought to shut up and consider themselves fortunate not to be swinging from tall trees.
So Chrissy Matthews admits he’ll be running interference for the new administration?
Good for Joe, my old Congresscritter..........
He’s giving the finger to the critics.
Will someone step up and make him eat it?
No he wouldn't, he spits too much when he gets excited!!!!!
Chrissy, your job is to REPORT the news, not MAKE it.
He’ll be blaming Bush for the next 4 years
What an idiot.
I disagree. The tingle is now an obamagasm. :-)
and their job the last 8 years? To ensure that this Administration had the illusion of failure to the gullible American people and thus create a backlash against any candidate we may have put out there. Because of the media, Bush was made to appear inept and a bumbling idiot! The Congress was a absolute disgrace but everything was W’s fault...I HATE THE MEDIA ALMOST AS MUCH AS DIMS....
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