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Matthews: Obama Not Getting Enough Love for Economic 'Comeback'
Newsbusters ^ | August 26, 2009 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 08/26/2009 5:34:27 AM PDT by Rufus2007

Try to keep a straight face when you hear this: President Barack Obama isn't getting enough media love.

That's the world view of MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews - at least when it comes to the economy. According to Matthews, there has been a plethora of positive economic news - from a stock market that has shrugged off the threat of bad liberal policy, i.e. cap-and-trade or ObamaCare, to the actions of newly reappointed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke of pumping liquidity into the economy.

"What do you make of this whole thing about the good economic news out there the president gets no credit for?" Matthews said on his Aug. 25 show. "I'm in the stock market. I have suffered like others before and I have seen this comeback - back up to almost 10,000 now. He gets nothing for this. The fact that consumer confidence, which was once closer to the bone, is way up. The fact that the Fed chair has done such a good job in pumping up the money supply and pumping back the economy, and averting a Great Depression - no credit."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho; chrismatthews; delusional; economy; enemedia; liberalmedia; mancrush; mediabias; moneylist; mrshiver; msm; msnbc; obamedia; pravdamedia
This was obviously said pre-Kennedy mourning.

We should be kissing the ground the Bamster walks on...

1 posted on 08/26/2009 5:34:27 AM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

Did he want tingling above the leg?


2 posted on 08/26/2009 5:36:39 AM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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3 posted on 08/26/2009 5:37:04 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Rufus2007

I’m sure Chrissy will be FIRST in line to ‘love up’ on Zero.


4 posted on 08/26/2009 5:37:52 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” -George Orwell)
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To: Rufus2007

Mathews has become America’s village idiot...


5 posted on 08/26/2009 5:38:31 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Rufus2007

Excuse me while I throw up!


6 posted on 08/26/2009 5:38:57 AM PDT by ontap
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To: April Lexington

No village would claim him...


7 posted on 08/26/2009 5:39:09 AM PDT by OriginalChristian (Sarah Palin, America's Governor...)
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To: Rufus2007

Well, it’s nice of Obama make everything perfect in the economic world. But ... in 6 months time, when we look at a devastating economic landscape — are we going to blame Bush for that?


8 posted on 08/26/2009 5:39:18 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Play the Race Card -- lose the game.)
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To: Rufus2007

I am thankful that I have never seen PMSNBC, much less Mr. pee on himself.
How does a fool like this live with himself?


9 posted on 08/26/2009 5:40:04 AM PDT by AlexW (Now in the Philippines . Happy not to be back in the USA for now.)
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To: Rufus2007

Damn! There was a recovery and I missed it? Must have happened during a couple seconds while I was asleep.


10 posted on 08/26/2009 5:40:26 AM PDT by Boiling point (If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Any economic activity is in spite of..not because of .. Obama.


11 posted on 08/26/2009 5:40:28 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (!!)
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To: Rufus2007

Hey Tingles-Obama bulldozed the house down to put out the fire in the frying pan. This dummy turned a disaster into a catastrophe and reinflated the economic bubble.


12 posted on 08/26/2009 5:41:00 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: Doogle

13 posted on 08/26/2009 5:41:17 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: screaminsunshine

Maybe it’s because the economy has come back to Carter’s 10% unemployment.


14 posted on 08/26/2009 5:41:48 AM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: Rufus2007

15 posted on 08/26/2009 5:41:56 AM PDT by McGruff (This administration is turning into one long Wag The Dog movie.)
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To: Rufus2007
Chrissy fauns all over Obama, with thrills runnin' up his leg and all. I'm wonderin' if he isn't "in the closet".

Wasn't there a "night of passion" Obama with another guy in a limo?

Hmmmm. . .

Wonder if Michelle has figured it out yet.

16 posted on 08/26/2009 5:42:22 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Rufus2007

Obviously a rascist comment.

Given that the economy is taking, unemployment figures are planned to surge, the health care bill is a disaster - he wouldn’t say that about a white Republican with the same results - so he’s obviously a rascist.


17 posted on 08/26/2009 5:42:35 AM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Rufus2007
Matthews: Obama Not Getting Enough Love for Economic 'Comeback'

Chrissy, if you'd get up off your knees and look over your shoulder you's see a long line of media whores waitng to take their turn

18 posted on 08/26/2009 5:43:26 AM PDT by tx_eggman (Clinton was our first black President ... Obama is our first French President.)
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To: Rufus2007
"What do you make of this whole thing about the good economic news out there the president gets no credit for?"

Is Matthews on crack? What good news? Just because the stock market is going up doesn't mean a thing as far as getting a job, keeping your house or imposing crushing debt on our children.

19 posted on 08/26/2009 5:44:08 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obamacare is "Shovel Ready".)
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To: Rufus2007

To quote Barney Frank: Chris, what planet do you live on?

Well, something like that.


20 posted on 08/26/2009 5:45:44 AM PDT by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: Rufus2007

Chris Matthews is a glittering jewel of collosal ignorance. Also, it appears he came out of the closet during the election campaign.

He even managed to revolt the gays that I know.


21 posted on 08/26/2009 5:47:15 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Rufus2007

There are NO Obama policies designed to resolve ANY of the problems he pretends to address. Under his agenda the level and quality of healthcare will NOT be improved, the availablity of energy will not be improved, nor the environment “cleaned up”, employment levels will NOT improve, tax revenues will NOT increase.
The ONLY net effect is THE LEVEL OF FEDERAL CONTROL!


22 posted on 08/26/2009 5:48:40 AM PDT by G Larry ( Obamacare=Dying in Line!)
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To: Rufus2007
If Obama isn't willing to take responsibility for the troubles in the economy then he shouldn't get the credit either. It can't be both ways, either he owns it or he doesn't.
23 posted on 08/26/2009 5:51:39 AM PDT by highlander_UW (To anger a conservative tell him a lie. To anger a liberal tell him the truth.)
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To: Rufus2007
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24 posted on 08/26/2009 5:53:18 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: Rufus2007

Re Obama not getting enough credit for the recovery:

Neither did Hoover, after the 1930 market bounce ended.


25 posted on 08/26/2009 5:54:58 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: Rufus2007

Unemployment still going up. Jobs still being lost at near-record rates. Inflation on the horizon. Record deficits. So where exactly is this “comeback” and when do we get to benefit from it?


26 posted on 08/26/2009 5:55:25 AM PDT by OCCASparky (Steely-Eyed Killer of the Deep)
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To: Rufus2007

what economy...Chris is just plain stupid.


27 posted on 08/26/2009 5:58:14 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Vaquero

this picture may be more true than we realize.


28 posted on 08/26/2009 5:59:33 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Rufus2007

Get ready for the next crash, Chrissy.

It’s coming.


29 posted on 08/26/2009 5:59:39 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Rufus2007
"What do you make of this whole thing about the good economic news out there the president gets no credit for?"

Because not all Americans are stupid enough to fall for the lie. This manufactured "good economic news" is temporary, and the crash that's coming is going to be worse than the disaster Oboma has already made of the economy.

(Bush had the market at record highs, and unemployment - at it's worst - was 4%. I don't remember Mathews giving Bush any credit.)

30 posted on 08/26/2009 6:00:56 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: dalebert

Matthews is on this morning talking with the other MSNBC mental midgets and making excuse after excuse for Kennedy’s bad behavior and his stand on the issues.


31 posted on 08/26/2009 6:01:04 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: Rufus2007

Can someone help my poor memory? I seem to recall that the Democrats said the stimulus package should be “timely, targeted and temporary”. Does anyone know who said that?


32 posted on 08/26/2009 6:01:31 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski (No good deed goes unpunished.)
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To: OriginalChristian

I’m sure Berkeley would be happy to claim him as their official village idiot


33 posted on 08/26/2009 6:01:39 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The AFL-CIO and SEIU.....two domestic terrorist organizations doing Obama's dirty work for him.)
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To: Rufus2007

I imagine both his viewers are cheering....

hh


34 posted on 08/26/2009 6:04:44 AM PDT by hoosier hick (Note to RINOs: We need a choice, not an echo....Barry Goldwater)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

I can’t believe he claimed that Bernake prevented a second Great Depression.


35 posted on 08/26/2009 6:04:58 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Rufus2007
Matthews: Obama Not Getting Enough Love for Economic 'Comeback'

1. What economic comeback?

2. Any "comeback" is in spite of the socialist thug, not because of him.

36 posted on 08/26/2009 6:08:53 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (FUBO - No socialist Bureaucrat on a Death Panel is going to decide whether I live or die!)
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To: NMEwithin
CNN COOPER 827,000

Old people looking at snow on TVs without a digital converter 750,000

MSNBC HARDBALL 640,000
37 posted on 08/26/2009 6:09:47 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (Iran doesnt have a 2nd admendment. Ya see how that turned out?)
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To: Rufus2007

Matthews is a slobbering idiot of the highest degree!


38 posted on 08/26/2009 6:13:50 AM PDT by mr_hammer (Gold is the money of kings, silver is the money of gentlemen, debt is the money of slavery)
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To: April Lexington
Mathews is has become America’s village idiot...
39 posted on 08/26/2009 6:18:29 AM PDT by org.whodat (Vote: Chuck De Vore in 2012.)
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To: Rufus2007

What comback? Things are only getting less worse. We will bump along the bottom for a very long time. 5 years is my guess.


40 posted on 08/26/2009 6:22:53 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: G Larry

The ONLY net effect is THE LEVEL OF FEDERAL CONTROL!

Ding, ding ding...we have a winner!!!


41 posted on 08/26/2009 6:30:01 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Rufus2007

It’s really bad when Olbermann is the heavyweight between the two.


42 posted on 08/26/2009 6:32:03 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Rufus2007

Matthews is not on this planet.


43 posted on 08/26/2009 6:38:46 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: Rufus2007
The fact that consumer confidence, which was once closer to the bone, is way up. The fact that the Fed chair has done such a good job in pumping up the money supply and pumping back the economy, and averting a Great Depression - no credit."
44 posted on 08/26/2009 6:48:38 AM PDT by Savage Beast (Katy Abram = Rosa Parks)
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To: Rufus2007

Life is so much more pleasant with MSNBC removed from the channel rotation on all my TV sets.


45 posted on 08/26/2009 6:56:46 AM PDT by smokinleroy (Eccl. 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: Rufus2007

For most of the Bush administration, the stock market was high, interest was low, unemployment was low, and home ownership was up. But he never got any credit; he only got credit when everything went sour in the last six months. During the good times, all good news was reported with a “but despite the good news, some say . . . “


46 posted on 08/26/2009 7:19:24 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle ("Above all, shake your bum at Burton.")
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To: boomop1

E.J. Dionne had a column the other day giving Obama credit for saving us from the next great depression. Kind of like Obama’s unprovable “two million jobs saved or created” claims.


47 posted on 08/26/2009 7:21:36 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle ("Above all, shake your bum at Burton.")
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