By Curtis Houck | February 16, 2017 | 10:19 PM EST

After a hectic Thursday of media meltdowns reacting to President Trump’s press conference, the lunacy was still flowing on MSNBC’s Hardball. In less than 20 minutes, host Chris Matthews compared a “manic” Trump to Jack Nicholson from A Few Good Men and Alger Hiss attempting to wiggle his way out of being deemed a Soviet spy.

By Noel Sheppard | May 18, 2011 | 6:58 PM EDT

Just when you thought MSNBC's Chris Matthews couldn't stoop any lower he magically finds new ways to trash his political opponents while praising the man that gives him a thrill up his leg.

On Wednesday's "Hardball," the host in his concluding segment attacked Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as the Joker looking "for ways to manipulate public opinion, interrupt the TV news, and bring his evil intentions and motives and instincts into reality" while praising President Obama as "our hero" Batman full of "goodwill, generosity and glamour" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Brent Baker | June 14, 2008 | 6:45 PM EDT

“When it comes to politics, [actor Jack] Nicholson may want to ponder his very own losing streak: He tends to back also-rans in Democratic presidential primary contests,” the Washington Post's Mary Ann Akers and Paul Kane recounted in their “In the Loop” compilation on Thursday, June

By Noel Sheppard | March 1, 2008 | 4:09 PM EST

It's a sad day for conservative Jack Nicholson fans, for the face and voice of such marvelous movie characters like Billy Buddusky, J.J. Gittes, R.P. McMurphy, Jack Torrance, and Garrett Breedlove has actually created a video supporting Hillary Clinton for President: