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Chris Matthews: Pluperfect Idiot

Posted By David Forsmark On September 3, 2010 @ 4:00 pm In NewsReal Blog | No Comments

Almost lost in the ludicrous exchange in which 3 pro-abortion fanatics who consider gay marriage to be the next big battle against bigotry defending the Catholic Church against Glenn Beck, was this outburst from Chrissy “Tingly Leg” Matthews– which was embarrassing, even by his low standard.

If he keeps this up, he won’t even be a useful idiot for the Left anymore:

MATTHEWS: This guy, Barack Obama—not to get too basic about it -did everything right.  He studied hard in school.  He obeyed the law.  He raised a family.  He took care of his family.  He was an excellent student.  He was on the “Harvard Law Review.”  He did every—he went through the democratic process.  He didn‘t go out and make a lot of money on Wall Street.  He gave himself to his community.  This guy is almost pluperfect, and they don‘t like him?

How can they not admire that he spent his life talking about radical politics and making millions off it?  What is the matter with middle America, anyway?

Of course, Joan Walsh of Salon added her gushing agreement:

WALSH:  He is the American dream.  He lived it.  He embodies it.  And somehow, he did something wrong.  I don‘t know what it is, but—

Of course the whole discussion was merely the latest installment in the continuing MSNBC saga of “Republican Equals Bigot.”

SHRUM:  They can‘t deal with the fact that he got elected, that he‘s African-American, that the country is changing not only demographically but in all sorts of other ways.  I mean, same-sex marriage, which is going to happen in this country—

Of course this is the narrative, black equals gay equals Muslim equals illegal immigrant, and it doesn’t matter that conservatives are judging people by their actions– not their ethnicity or religion– the liberal line is that people are categories and if one does not embrace everything the extreme “representative” of that group does, it is evidence of hatred of the whole.

That is the only way to whip up the group grope of block voting– and with the polls tanking the way they are, that is the last refuge of these scoundrels.

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