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Being Chris Matthews
http://dailycaller.com/2012/08/28/being-chris-matthews/ ^

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. It’s 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, they’re not done yet.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/08/28/being-chris-matthews/#ixzz24t6ugOqQ

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Accurate analysis.
1 posted on 08/28/2012 4:50:51 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws
Accurate analysis.

Well, yeah. Until he said Matthews was neither crazy nor stupid. Lost me there.

2 posted on 08/28/2012 4:58:24 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: TigerClaws
Something may be missing here that, since I am a little older than Matthews, is the product of my institutional memory.

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.

3 posted on 08/28/2012 5:04:56 PM PDT by LZ_Bayonet ( I AM THE TEA PARTY LEADER !)
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To: Cyber Liberty; TigerClaws
Chris was once a very heavy drinker, and then he stopped (at the insistence of his wife).

His recent behavior is consistent with having returned to drinking heavily.

The anger and illogical behavior are the hallmarks of such.

4 posted on 08/28/2012 5:05:04 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: TigerClaws

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.


5 posted on 08/28/2012 5:08:30 PM PDT by Harley (Life is Tough, But it's going to get a lot Tougher if you vote for Obama in Nov.)
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To: TigerClaws

Mad Dog Matthews


6 posted on 08/28/2012 5:11:14 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: TigerClaws
Some insist that they’re patriotic, but they’re always against our wars, our foreign policy.

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.

7 posted on 08/28/2012 5:13:48 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: RoosterRedux

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.


8 posted on 08/28/2012 5:18:23 PM PDT by alloysteel (Are you better off than you were four years ago? Well, are you?)
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To: TigerClaws
Pictures speak louder than words.
9 posted on 08/28/2012 5:23:56 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: TigerClaws
Liberal boomers like Chris Matthews are an odd bunch. They were kids during the sixties and most were spectators to the civil rights movement. Few were called to serve their country in Vietnam. Even fewer answered the call. Still, they like to dress themselves in the scars of wounds suffered by others.

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.

10 posted on 08/28/2012 5:36:20 PM PDT by x
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To: alloysteel
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.


Your comment insinuates that Michael Moore is Irish. Take it back. Lie if you have to. The Irish don't deserve to be treated in such a disgraceful manner. For God's sake, recant. PS-I'm Irish. I'm great at drinking.
11 posted on 08/28/2012 5:52:37 PM PDT by youngidiot (The name's Bond. James Bond. James Bond Jovi.)
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To: RoosterRedux

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.


12 posted on 08/28/2012 5:56:20 PM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: TigerClaws
...Chris Matthews is neither crazy nor stupid.

Who's Chris Matthews and why should we care? *rhetorical*

Seriously, I gave up on TV years ago; so frankly, I always dismiss Chris Matthews and his ilk. And I dismiss them because they ARE crazed with a insane ideology. Still, I admit I had to laugh when I saw Newt Gingrich verbally b*tch-slap him on YouTube by throwing the racist card back at his face.
13 posted on 08/28/2012 6:18:17 PM PDT by hawaiianninja (Palm note to self: Work for a successful 2012! +Throw the liberal garbage out!)
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To: TigerClaws
For such an elitist that Matthews is, he has a such very common mouth.
14 posted on 08/28/2012 6:32:10 PM PDT by oyez ( .Apparently The U.S. CONSTITUTION has been reduced to the consistency of quicksand.)
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To: TigerClaws

15 posted on 08/28/2012 6:33:54 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: TigerClaws
Matthews suffers from an idealized version of history...

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

16 posted on 08/28/2012 6:43:23 PM PDT by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: TigerClaws
I think Mathews (like many others) have been in Washington for far too long. They live in a bubble and just sit there smugly knowing they are the best and brightest and anyone who would dare to disagree with them must be either stupid or have some evil motive.

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.

17 posted on 08/28/2012 7:36:12 PM PDT by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: TigerClaws

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.


18 posted on 08/28/2012 7:59:18 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: Cyber Liberty

You and mean both, Matthews has been driven insane by ideology.


19 posted on 08/28/2012 8:11:39 PM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: izzatzo

That is “You and me.”


20 posted on 08/28/2012 8:13:34 PM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: youngidiot

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!


21 posted on 08/28/2012 9:37:11 PM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: TigerClaws

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.


22 posted on 08/28/2012 10:08:44 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: TigerClaws

Is your real name Yates Walker?


23 posted on 08/29/2012 1:00:36 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: TigerClaws
Chrissy is the MAYOR of RACELAND!!

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????

24 posted on 08/29/2012 2:52:59 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: TigerClaws

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.


25 posted on 08/29/2012 7:33:32 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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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.


26 posted on 08/29/2012 7:47:07 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: LongWayHome

yes, he was- registered and voted as a Republican- look it up


27 posted on 08/29/2012 8:33:23 AM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: Mr. K

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.


28 posted on 08/29/2012 8:48:32 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: TigerClaws

If Chrissie moved to CNN, whose ratings would suffer most?

PMSNBC or CNN?


29 posted on 08/29/2012 8:55:14 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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