Daily Show: 'Matthews Doesn't Just Routinely Have Egg on His Face - He Has a Chicken Copping a Squat Onto His Face'

As NewsBusters previously reported, MSNBC's Chris Matthews last Wednesday predicted Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would be the Republican presidential nominee in 2016.

On Monday, John Oliver while substitute-hosting Comedy Central's Daily Show marvelously illustrated Matthews' propensity to make horribly wrong predictions concluding, "Chris Matthews doesn't just routinely have egg on his face - he has a chicken copping a squat onto his face" (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for additional commentary):

JOHN OLIVER, SUBSTITUTE HOST: It's not just that the media is already ramping up their 2016 coverage, it's that some of them are already trying to wind it down.


CHRIS MATTHEWS: I predict the hard-right is going to take over the Republican Party in 2016 and the nomination is going to Rand Paul. You watch. This is what I do for a living.


OLIVER: Ooh! Really? Because all this time I thought you were paid to spit on a camera lens. (Laughter) But, look, if making sound predictions is what Chris Matthews does for a living, then he may have a bit of a problem because finding soundbites of people saying things that directly contradict the claim they've just made, that's what we do for a living. (Cheers and applause)

So off the top of my head, who did Chris Matthews see going all the way to the White House in 2008?


MATTHEWS: Let me ask you about Rudy Giuliani. I believe he's not only running, I thing hes’ going to win this whole thing come around the next election.


OLIVER: That's right, yeah. You remember him? Current President Rudy Giuliani? (Laughter) You remember the formidable contender in the 2008 election who won in the primaries only one more delegate than I did? (Laughter) But look, let's be fair. That was a whole presidential election ago. Everyone is allowed a mulligan, and Matthews made up for that by completely nailing his prediction of who would win the Republican primaries in 2012.


MATTHEWS: You watch Bachmann. She's got the action this time. She stands for something...She's going all the way. She's going to win this thing. I tell you right now. I predict she beats Romney.


OLIVER: It's what he does for a living. (Laughter) He’s paid to do this. Money, human money. Is he a psychic or a time traveler? Either way, we must burn him as a witch.

Chris Matthews doesn't just routinely have egg on his face - he has a chicken copping a squat onto his face, laying an egg between his eyes, s—ting on that egg, punching the egg and then rubbing it all over his face.

(HT Mediaite)

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