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Latest Chris Matthews Items
President Obama Thursday portrayed the IRS targeting of tea-party groups as an innocent attempt at efficiency by bureaucrats that went awry, and he expressed surprise that people were outraged by the episode.
It's complicated: The public is weary of the U.S. role as the world's policeman, but it also frets about the nation's declining prestige on the global stage and disapproves of both President Obama's foreign policy practices and any attempts at nation building overseas. Yet Americans approve of aggressive participation in the world economy and favor drones in the military arsenal.
MSNBC host Chris Matthews ought to watch out — he might start earning the reputation as a convert to Republicanism.
MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews — a staunch pro-Obama defender who famously earned the nickname "Tingles" for remarking on the president's ability to send shivers down his leg with his speeches — is singing a new tune.
Democrats forget their own history of prejudice
President Obama regards promises as pie crusts, only to be broken, but he has kept one promise, which deserves recognition. He promised to change the tone and tenor of Washington, and so he has. The tenor is loud and the tone is sour, and he is in large measure responsible.
Joining a panel on MSNBC's "Now" with Alex Wagner, Chris Matthews questioned the use of the phrase, "We the American People," by tea party conservatives, asking if "they still count blacks as three-fifths" of a vote.
"Hardball" host Chris Matthews is a top-notch, hard-charging cable news-show host — a "national treasure," said MSNBC's president, referring to recent ratings.
HBO's Bill Maher suggested during his show Friday that President Obama is leading as a "centrist" out of fear of being assassinated like John F. Kennedy.