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Chris Matthews Yells at Tea Party Leader: Why Is 'Balloon-Head' Bachmann Speaking for You?
Nation.Foxnews.Com ^ | Jan 25, 20111 | hypoCHRISSY Matthews

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'm actually beginning to feel sorry for hypoCHRISSY Matthews. He got his heiny spanked by Bachmann, and he won't let it go. If we don't get this guy some mental help FAST, he's likely to go all Jared Loughner on Rep. Bachmann!
1 posted on 01/26/2011 7:57:41 AM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

I think Chrissy has more than a tingle up his leg for Ms. Bachmann. He better keep dreaming.


2 posted on 01/26/2011 7:59:01 AM PST by jerseyrocks
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To: Lazamataz

WHEN IS THE TEA PARTY REPS GOING TO LEARN. STAY AWAY FROM THESE MARXIST LOUD MOUTHS.


3 posted on 01/26/2011 7:59:41 AM PST by Marty62 (Marty 60)
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To: Lazamataz

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.


4 posted on 01/26/2011 7:59:48 AM PST by beaversmom
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To: Lazamataz

So much for “civility”.


5 posted on 01/26/2011 8:00:00 AM PST by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: jerseyrocks
I seriously feel we need to get all the firearms out of the hands of Chrissy Matthews.

He's likely to go to a Congress on the Corner event and do some Conscious Dreaming.

6 posted on 01/26/2011 8:00:11 AM PST by Lazamataz (If Illegal Aliens are Undocumented Workers, then Thieves are Undocumented Shoppers.)
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To: Lazamataz
Chris Tingle at it again?

Someone call his vet and up his meds.

7 posted on 01/26/2011 8:01:22 AM PST by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: Marty62

correction:

WHEN ARE TEA PARTY REPS GOING TO LEARN? STAY AWAY FROM MARXIST LOUD MOUTHS.


8 posted on 01/26/2011 8:01:45 AM PST by Marty62 (Marty 60)
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To: Lazamataz

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.


9 posted on 01/26/2011 8:02:48 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Lazamataz

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?


10 posted on 01/26/2011 8:03:38 AM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Lazamataz

Chris Matthews: Nuts and proud of it.


11 posted on 01/26/2011 8:03:54 AM PST by F.J. Mitchell (America is ailin' and the one and ONLY cure is Palin.)
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To: Lazamataz

I wish a tea party guest would
respond in a very tough manner
to these guys.


12 posted on 01/26/2011 8:05:13 AM PST by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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To: Lazamataz

Wonder how he would describe in a word: Obama, Michelle, Pelosi, Schumer, Ted Kennedy, Barney Frank, Sharpston, Franken?


13 posted on 01/26/2011 8:05:20 AM PST by lonestar
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To: Lazamataz

Chris Matthews has a real problem with women.


14 posted on 01/26/2011 8:05:25 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Lazamataz

Don’t be so hard on Chris. He’s going through menopause.


15 posted on 01/26/2011 8:05:27 AM PST by Right Brother
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To: Lazamataz

Chrissy is devolving even further from being a serious commentator or pundit. He’s becoming a Jon Stewert wannabe ... except lacking any entertainment value.


16 posted on 01/26/2011 8:06:25 AM PST by steelyourfaith (ObamaCare Death Panels: a Final Solution to the looming Social Security crisis ?)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

It isn’t limited to conservative women either. He went after Hillary with a vengeance during the Dem. primaries.


17 posted on 01/26/2011 8:07:14 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: Marty62

With all the news outlets available today,
there is no reason not to boycott the agendized leftist media.


18 posted on 01/26/2011 8:07:40 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Lazamataz

. . . 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 !


19 posted on 01/26/2011 8:08:24 AM PST by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Lazamataz

Idiot fool. And this lout gets paid to act like what he is....in front of America. Amazing.


20 posted on 01/26/2011 8:09:15 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: Lazamataz

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.


21 posted on 01/26/2011 8:09:16 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Lazamataz

Is this the new civility?


22 posted on 01/26/2011 8:10:05 AM PST by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKBDOLdU-Ug

here he is creeping out one of the CNBC anchors


23 posted on 01/26/2011 8:10:53 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Lazamataz
Little Chrissy's carrying a grudge because Bachmann called him out on his personal brand of bull back in November.

"I imagine that thrill is maybe not so tingly on your leg anymore".


24 posted on 01/26/2011 8:11:28 AM PST by 444Flyer ("The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power." -Daniel Webster)
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To: Lazamataz; Mrs. B.S. Roberts

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.


25 posted on 01/26/2011 8:11:54 AM PST by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: Lazamataz

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.


26 posted on 01/26/2011 8:13:55 AM PST by vaudine
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To: Lazamataz

Some complaints to Comcast might be in order. Perhaps they can show him the door like they did for Keef.


27 posted on 01/26/2011 8:15:01 AM PST by AFreeBird
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To: Lazamataz

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?


28 posted on 01/26/2011 8:15:06 AM PST by Terry Mross (We need a SECOND party.)
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To: Lazamataz

Chris Matthews says the darndest things.


29 posted on 01/26/2011 8:15:53 AM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2012: BOOM. Taste My Cluebat!)
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To: Lazamataz
I recently encountered the claim (that I see often enough) that the U.S. Constitution defined slaves as 3/5 of a person. That claim is actually false. The Constitution did no such thing. What it did is count them as 3/5 toward representation, which was a compromise between those who didn't want them represented and those who thought they should count fully. Here is what the actual wording said:

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.

http://parablemania.ektopos.com/archives/2010/04/three-fifths.html

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.

30 posted on 01/26/2011 8:16:54 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: vaudine

I think that’s a good idea.


31 posted on 01/26/2011 8:17:26 AM PST by beaversmom
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To: Lazamataz
Someone needs to ask CHRISSY Matthews when he
is planning to have his Misogyny treated.

32 posted on 01/26/2011 8:18:38 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Lazamataz

“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.


33 posted on 01/26/2011 8:18:58 AM PST by webstersII
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To: MrB

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.


34 posted on 01/26/2011 8:19:01 AM PST by Marty62 (Marty 60)
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To: Lazamataz

The pompous bastard has been beating up girls for years. Remember his Swift Boat interview with Michelle Malkin in 2004?


35 posted on 01/26/2011 8:20:35 AM PST by jimfree (In 2012 Sarah Palin will continue to have more relevant quality executive experience than B. Obama.)
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To: gussiefinknottle

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.


36 posted on 01/26/2011 8:21:00 AM PST by beaversmom
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To: Lazamataz

Chrissy flies his freak flag real proud, don’t he?


37 posted on 01/26/2011 8:22:04 AM PST by Noumenon ("We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.")
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To: Lazamataz
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?

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?

38 posted on 01/26/2011 8:22:45 AM PST by olezip
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To: Lazamataz

39 posted on 01/26/2011 8:23:20 AM PST by PLD
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

“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.


40 posted on 01/26/2011 8:25:31 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Lazamataz; Marty62; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; ...
RE :” 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?

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.

Clip at :
Chris Matthews Yells at Tea Party Leader: Why Is 'Balloon-Head' Bachmann Speaking for You?

He should have either walked off or stated firmly :"I am NOT here to talk about the history of slavery"

41 posted on 01/26/2011 8:27:07 AM PST by sickoflibs ("It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: Lazamataz

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!


42 posted on 01/26/2011 8:27:30 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Our Constitution: the new Inconvenient Truth)
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To: Lazamataz

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.


43 posted on 01/26/2011 8:28:23 AM PST by webstersII
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To: jimfree

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!


44 posted on 01/26/2011 8:28:27 AM PST by foxfighter
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To: Marty62

I have NO IDEA WHATSOEVER why any conservative would ever go on Chris Matthews show... ever.


45 posted on 01/26/2011 8:30:56 AM PST by GOPJ (How Liberal Journalists Think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF3hbPtCttc)
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To: Lazamataz

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.


46 posted on 01/26/2011 8:32:16 AM PST by beandog
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To: Lazamataz
"Chris Matthews Yells at Tea Party Leader: Why Is 'Balloon-Head' Bachmann Speaking for You?"

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.

47 posted on 01/26/2011 8:32:49 AM PST by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: sickoflibs
Matthews: "What is Balloon-head thinking about when she says this?"

Russo: "She's using that as an illustration...."

Matthews: (Shouting) OF WHAT???!?

Russo: "...of..."

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.

48 posted on 01/26/2011 8:32:54 AM PST by Lazamataz (If Illegal Aliens are Undocumented Workers, then Thieves are Undocumented Shoppers.)
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To: webstersII

I call him Tingles the Clown.


49 posted on 01/26/2011 8:32:57 AM PST by Sal (Lefties prayed for another Oklahoma City, but got Vince Foster instead. How bad did they want it?)
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To: MsLady
One of my major pet peeves in revisionist history is the way the 3/5th apportionment is presented today. You are exactly correct it was those opposed to slavery that fought for the 3/5th so as to reduce the power and representation of those that favored slavery.
50 posted on 01/26/2011 8:32:58 AM PST by jpsb
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