Skip to comments.Chris Matthews Yells at Tea Party Leader: Why Is 'Balloon-Head' Bachmann Speaking for You?
Posted on 01/26/2011 7:57:38 AM PST by Lazamataz
Chris Matthews was nearly apoplectic in his questioning of Tea Party Express co-founder Sal Russo on the topic of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and her controversial re-imagining of history where the founding fathers found a way to end slavery in their lifetime. Repeatedly calling Bachmann a "balloon head," Matthews demanded to know why Russo and the Tea Party wanted Bachmann to give a response to the State of the Union address or, more generally, why they ever wanted her to open her mouth in the first place?
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I think Chrissy has more than a tingle up his leg for Ms. Bachmann. He better keep dreaming.
WHEN IS THE TEA PARTY REPS GOING TO LEARN. STAY AWAY FROM THESE MARXIST LOUD MOUTHS.
He’s practicing his civility. Just like when Olbermann referred to Malkin as a mashed up bag of meat. These dudes have serious issues with women.
So much for “civility”.
He's likely to go to a Congress on the Corner event and do some Conscious Dreaming.
Someone call his vet and up his meds.
WHEN ARE TEA PARTY REPS GOING TO LEARN? STAY AWAY FROM MARXIST LOUD MOUTHS.
After she made fun of him on Election Night by calling him out on his “Thrill up his Leg” he has been obsessed with hating her.
Hissy Chrissy needs to visit Octomom for a private session- she’s got what a baaaaad boy like Chrissy needs
Speaking of balloon heads, did anyone catch any words of wisdom from “Stretch” Pelosi?
Chris Matthews: Nuts and proud of it.
I wish a tea party guest would
respond in a very tough manner
to these guys.
Wonder how he would describe in a word: Obama, Michelle, Pelosi, Schumer, Ted Kennedy, Barney Frank, Sharpston, Franken?
Chris Matthews has a real problem with women.
Don’t be so hard on Chris. He’s going through menopause.
Chrissy is devolving even further from being a serious commentator or pundit. He’s becoming a Jon Stewert wannabe ... except lacking any entertainment value.
It isn’t limited to conservative women either. He went after Hillary with a vengeance during the Dem. primaries.
With all the news outlets available today,
there is no reason not to boycott the agendized leftist media.
. . . talking about ballonheads ,,,, did anyone notice the Pelosi hairdoo last night during the Greta Van Sustren interview ,,, besides being a baloonhead Pelosi is delusional ar best . Somebody take the crack pipe away from her quick !
Idiot fool. And this lout gets paid to act like what he is....in front of America. Amazing.
LOL...oh my, Chrissy might just be the next head to roll. He sounds hysterical. They get the 3/5’s of a person wrong every time. He doesn’t know his history. He’s ridicules.
Is this the new civility?
here he is creeping out one of the CNBC anchors
"I imagine that thrill is maybe not so tingly on your leg anymore".
There was a famous movie where the person on screen was asked the correct name.
The answer, “CHRISSY”. Both Chrissies seem to keep jumping into dangerous waters. Same result each time.
Why don’t we give Chris the silent treatment he deserves by NEVER listening to him or anything about him, never saying anything about him and never reading or posting anything about him. He is just too, too irrelevant.
Some complaints to Comcast might be in order. Perhaps they can show him the door like they did for Keef.
If he slobbered so much that he choked to death on his own spit do you think msnbc would show it over and over for the ratings?
Chris Matthews says the darndest things.
Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons. The wording actually assumes they are full persons. It distinguishes between the contribution to the census from free persons and the contribution from other persons. It's 3/5 of the number of other persons that gets added to the number of free persons. It's not that slaves are 3/5 of a person.
And for the record, it was those who opposed slavery who didn't want them counted and those who favored it who did, because counting them as full persons would mean more representation in Congress for their states (and yet the voting for those states wouldn't involve the slaves voting, of course, so it's even more influence for the slave-holders if they counted fully).
If we take the constitutional wording to imply that slaves were only viewed as 3/5 of a person, we should also conclude that abolitionists must not have thought slaves were real people, because they wanted them counted as zero, and slaveowners must have thought they were indeed real people, because they wanted them counted as full persons. It's not as if those who favored slavery were defining slaves as less than full persons. It was those who opposed slavery who didn't want their slaves counting toward representation when they didn't have representation who were behind this.
There are other places on the net that explain this as well. Matthews is an idiot and the left needs to be called out on this one.
I think that’s a good idea.
Someone needs to ask CHRISSY Matthews when he
is planning to have his Misogyny treated.
“He got his heiny spanked by Bachmann, and he won’t let it go. “
It was so funny to see him on election night 2010.
He was trying to ask Bachman some questions that had nothing to do with the historic shellacking that the Dems were taking and she just avoided his questions. That made him highly annoyed and he said a couple of snarky things to her. She responded with a comment about people getting a ‘tingle up their leg’ over Obama.
He almost lost it over that but the interview was over so they went back to the studio feed. He then spent the next 5-10 minutes on-air explaining that he never, ever said, ‘tingle up my leg’. No, it was a ‘thrill up my leg’. He’s so off his rocker that he can’t even see that it’s a distinction without a difference.
The guy has the most fragile ego of anyone in the political punditry today. People need to keep poking fun at the ‘tingle up his leg’, it obviously still bugs the stew out of him.
I just watched Bachmanns speech. No wonder chrissy was having a full blown hysterical moment.
It was a very good speech. and those charts were killers if you are a pathetic leg tingling synchophant.
When laefties start calling you names you know you have hit the target.
The pompous bastard has been beating up girls for years. Remember his Swift Boat interview with Michelle Malkin in 2004?
Better yet, all conservatives should know what these a-holes pull each time they go on. I wouldn’t suggest any conservative go on MSNBC, but if one does, you better be damn assertive and be able to call these people on their BS and do it an articulate, forceful manner.
Chrissy flies his freak flag real proud, don’t he?
I thought that they got rid of Matthews, or was that someone else with a seriously disordered mind -- Olberman? That said, it would be civil to talk about the substance of Bachmann's actual response. Who pays these obnoxious blowhards? Wow! What a dummy!
Does Matthews understand what responsible journalism and reporting is all about? Name calling?
“Chris Matthews has a real problem with women.”
His problem with one woman, Bachmann is that she is smarter than he is. He will never get it over on Michelle. She will finally drive him crazy. I’m lovin it.
Glad someone posted on this as I saw this painful segment last night.
One of my favorite pet peeves is how conservatives and elected Republicans go on these MSNBC ‘trap’ shows totally unprepared for the onslaught attack by the hosts and guests. In this case Tea Party Express co-founder Sal Russo went up against both Matthews AND Salon liberal race baiting witch Joan Walsh. After Russo was yelled at by Matthews for five or so minutes over Bachmann's comments on slavery, Matthews switches to Walsh who attacks Russo personally, and when he tries to defend himself Walsh says, “ Don't interrupt me, you had plenty of time to talk ” when he had NO time to talk. Whenever this happens I always ask :” Don't they watch these shows before they go on them? ”. How could he not know it was an attack when Matthews put Joan Walsh on the same segment? Pat Buchanan is one of the few (MSNBC paid) Republican guests that have the debating experience to go on these shows and stand up to these liberal idiots.
He should have either walked off or stated firmly :"I am NOT here to talk about the history of slavery"
Ooh, chrissy! You’re gonna get it! I’m gonna tell daddy what you said! He wants us to be civil and I don’t think that’s allowed, you friggin tingly-legged spaz!
Whew, Chrissy ate that guy’s lunch. That was painful to watch.
Tea Party needs a better spokesman than Sal Russo.
I think Bachman’s comments were lousy in the way she framed it. I don’t think she really meant it the way Chrissy took it but if she keeps explaining things in the way she did in that speech she will get trounced worse than Palin on Katie Couric.
I like Bachman but some of these people like her who are relatively new to politics are going to have to manage their speeches better.
MSNBC, FOX, Bloomberg, ABCCBSNBC are all corrupt whores working to make sure that republicans and democrats stay at each others throats so that nothing changes to threaten the elite. A revolution is coming and it is not going to be safe for corrupt politicians or banksters. I just hope the revolutionaries don’t forget to target the ones who made it possible for the crooks to destroy our country, the MSM!
I have NO IDEA WHATSOEVER why any conservative would ever go on Chris Matthews show... ever.
I honestly think Matthews is a bigger lunatic that Olberman. Olberman is a pompous jerk but Matthews is truly insane. It’ll be fun to watch him finally go off the deep end and have to be put away. I’m not sure who’ll go first though, O’Donnell or him.
Because we TEA Party members are tired of: lame brained RINOs who you in the media put out in front so often and who purport to speak for "the Party," "Republicans," and/or "conservatives, " and we're tired of "empty headed Socialists like you and other media whore lap dogs who shout unceasingly"
You're not the only one with the megaphone any longer so sit down and shut up.
Russo: "She's using that as an illustration...."
Matthews: (Shouting) OF WHAT???!?
Matthews: (Shouting) OF WHAT?? BALLOON-HEAD THINKING?????"
This is how the exchange mostly was. If Russo really said anything, Matthews would overtalk him or accusing him of being a taped person (like he accused Bachmann of Zombieism.)
There is zero point going on this guy's show. You will NEVER get to finish a sentence.
I call him Tingles the Clown.