HBO’s Game Change: Watching MSNBC Makes McCain ‘More Miserable’

A very believable moment in Game Change, HBO’s derogatory movie portrayal of Sarah Palin in the 2008 campaign. In a scene at a hotel bar in Phoenix on election eve, McCain-Palin senior campaign strategist Steve Schmidt, played by Woody Harrelson, tells campaign manager Rick Davis and senior adviser/speechwriter Mark Salter the state of John McCain’s mood:

He’s the most depressed I’ve seen him in the entire campaign. I can’t get him to stop watching MSNBC, which only makes him more miserable.

Isn’t that a common malady from watching MSNBC? Video below:


Audio: MP3 clip

The real Schmidt is now a regular primary and caucus night contributor to...MSNBC.

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