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Posted on 08/28/2012 4:50:51 PM PDT by TigerClaws
Chris Matthews makes a very good living accusing other white people of being racist. Its a strange occupation, but as much as it pains me to admit, Chris Matthews is neither crazy nor stupid. He is wrong a lot. He is cloying and irritating. He is certainly tedious. But he is not crazy or stupid, so he cannot be entirely dismissed.
Matthews suffers from an idealized version of history in which rebellious liberals spoke truth to power and ended the Vietnam War. These same heroic souls marched with Martin Luther King. They locked arms and stared down billy clubs and riot police across the South in non-violent unity until their example taught the nation how to love. Matthews liberals risked their lives to close the book on segregation. They set American women free from the patriarchal shackles of the homestead. They organized against greedy corporations until they paid union workers a living wage. With open hearts and generous spirits, Matthews liberals have been righting wrongs for 50 years, and, by God, theyre not done yet.
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Well, yeah. Until he said Matthews was neither crazy nor stupid. Lost me there.
I remember watching, in the late 60's and early 70's, many TV reports on the Irish in Boston darn near rioting against school integration. And, I sometimes wonder whether Matthews isn't going overboard in trying to show he isn't one of those Irish.
His recent behavior is consistent with having returned to drinking heavily.
The anger and illogical behavior are the hallmarks of such.
The two guys filling in for Glenn Beck are trying to get Chrissy declared the stupidest person ever to walk the face of the earth. I would second their effort.
Mad Dog Matthews
Liberals love wars their own kind start. Like the war in Kosovo, when we bombed our former orthodox Christian allies on behalf of muslim illegal aliens. Then their definition of patriotism suddenly conforms to Archie Bunker's.
Chris Matthews is Irish, and he DRINKS?
Did not his parochial school teachers explain to him the evils of hard liquor? I though the teaching nuns were pretty good at drilling in those kinds of lessons.
But the training did not take on Michael Moore, either.
Good point. Call it vicarious virtue. Chris's generation didn't have the Depression or World War II and just missed active participation in the Civil Rights Movement. Chris could have gone to Vietnam or protested against it, but didn't to either. To speak with the kind of authority he aspires to, he latches on to the civil rights struggle as something that legitimizes his ambitions.
Chris Matthews did go into the Peace Corps during the Vietnam War, so obviously he had a thing for the Kennedys. His Sunday network show had a historical moment towards the end of each broadcast where he'd talk about American history, which seemed to begin in 1960 and peter out about 1974. Not a man of wide perspectives or long views is our Christopher.
I have a friend who knows several people in the Matthews’ social circle where it is well known that his wife made a rule that he has to sit down to pee because he soils the floor.
In which the Democratic Party was formed to put an end to slavery
In which the Democratic Party overrode Republican opposition, and unanimously supported the Civil Rights Act of 1964
In which Republicans enacted Jim Crow Laws in the deep South, over strenuous Democratic opposition
In which the Democrats voted to censure the only remaining KKK member in the Senate
They are the least capable and least informed people in this country because they really don't live in this country. They don't know it and can't beging to comprehend it.
Washington is in another reality from the rest of the United States.
Chissy is like soooooooo many libtards I know. They live, vicariously, though the past....thinking that THEY, somehow, make a “difference” in society and this nation....’specially in the 60’s.
I’ve been around these peeps. I know. the are OBNOXIOUS!!!!
Bet they can pull out their vinyl....and brag about where they were “during the time this song was popular”. Incredibly CHILDISH. Like they are comparing themselves as “WW2 heroes”.....while dodging the frikkin’ draft.
You and mean both, Matthews has been driven insane by ideology.
That is “You and me.”
If I wasn’t German/Croatian/Scottish/Creek, I wouldn’t have the slightest objection to being Irish.
So then, what’s so very wrong with responsible drinking? It doesn’t necessarily turn anyone with any sense into a barking moonbat like the idiot Matthews.
No cause & effect there, me lad. Erin go braugh!
Does he live in a black neighborhood. Did he send his kids to an inner city school or did he duck those people just like his hero Barack Obama did with his kids.
Find a few facts and you’ll see it is all talk, and a lot of histrionics.
Is your real name Yates Walker?
Spittin Chrissy IS the racist. When I think of welfare, I don't see only black people....I see white, black, hispanic, and every other color.....but Chrissy ONLY sees BLACK, which means he thinks ONLY BLACKS ARE ON WELFARE!!!
Hey Chrissy, what is RACELAND LIKE????
Martin Luther King WAS A REPUBLICAN and would be ashamed of people like Obama
And he would probably be royally PO’d at the likes of Jess Jackson and “Reverend” Al Sharpton - jess because he was THERE WITH MLK and apparently learned nothing except how to shakedown guilty-feelign white liberal corporation exectives.
MLK would have thrown the likes of Jesse Jackson out of the Temple as a money-changer.
MLK was no republican. He was a radical leftist. The last 2 years of his life he really started to move to the left on a political & social level. His private life was so shocking that I would not ever print anything about it here on FR. People want so much to make a conservative out of this individual, but it’s just not the case.
yes, he was- registered and voted as a Republican- look it up
MLK jr voted for JFK in 1960. He was a radical leftist. He was for Afirmative Action. High taxes. Anti-Vietnam war. His personal life was a disgrace. His Phd from Boston University was a fraud. On & on it goes. His father, MLK sr, was a registed republican who also joined the democratic party in the 1960s. These are the facts. Go look it up.
If Chrissie moved to CNN, whose ratings would suffer most?
PMSNBC or CNN?