Chris Matthews: “I’m so glad we had that storm last week…”

Closing out election coverage on MSNBC, Chris Matthews praised the president, saying this: “I am so proud of the country. To reelect this president and overcoming — not because of the partisanship or even the policies. Here’s an African-American guy with an unusual background — part immigrant background, part African-American background — with all this assault on him from day one. From Mitch McConnell, from the clowns out there that will never be elected, never will be to anything. And the way Read more […]

Politicizing Hurricane Sandy in Preparation for Obama Electoral Defeat

Hurricane Sandy has been turned into a political issue, but not in the way we might have expected. What I expected was that Democrats both in political office and the media would take the advice of Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel (and Obama’s former Chief of Staff): “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” Specifically, I thought the storm would yield to hysterical cries once again from the left that we need to renew and refocus our efforts on climate change or global warming, whatever it is Read more […]