Andrew Sullivan: Romney Will 'Launch a New Global War

October 14th, 2012 5:54 PM
"The key difference between these two candidates is that one is going to do all he can to avoid a new war in the Middle East and the other one is going to hand over U.S. policy to Bibi Netanyahu and launch a new global war." So actually said the Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show Sunday (video follows with commentary):

Sam Donaldson: 'If Obama Comes to the Next Two Debates With the Same D

October 7th, 2012 5:05 PM
Sam Donaldson had some harsh words this weekend for President Obama's performance at Wednesday's debate. Appearing on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show, the former ABC White House correspondent said, "If he comes to the next two debates with the same demeanor, with the same passive resistance, he’s losing" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

NY Mag's Heilemann: 'Obama Lost Almost Every Debate With Hillary Clint

September 30th, 2012 9:07 PM
With the first debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in just three days, the media have been doing their darnedest to lower expectations for the President's performance. Doing his part Sunday was New York magazine's John Heilemann who said on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show, "Barack Obama's not a very good debater. He lost almost every debate that he debated with Hillary Clinton" (…

Chris Matthews Says 'Unemployment Was Well Past 10%' When Obama Took O

September 22nd, 2012 9:44 AM
"When your guy left town, Dubya - who nobody asked him to come back by the way at the Republican convention - unemployment was well past ten percent and skyrocketing." So falsely said MSNBC's Chris Matthews to conservative talk radio host Roger Hedgecock on HBO's Real Time Friday (video follows with commentary):

Fineman Lauds 'Amazing Statesmanship' of Eisenhower Advising LBJ to Pu

July 15th, 2012 11:31 AM
Appearing as a panel member on the weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Huffington Post editoral director Howard Fineman - formerly of Newsweek - praised former President Eisenhower's decision to advise then-President Johnson to "carry out Jack Kennedy's agenda" in the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination. Fineman ended up referring to Eisenhower's advice as "amazing statesmanship and…

Chris Matthews: Romney Is 'Weird' Because He Joked About Someone Grabb

July 8th, 2012 5:05 PM
The gang on this weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show actually spent a considerable amount of time advancing the media contention that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is "weird." As evidence, the host said the former Massachusetts governor's "sense of humor is definitely somewhere out there for most people" citing a June 2011 incident when Romney on the campaign…

NBC's Pete Williams: Democrat 'More Likely to Appoint' 'Less Ideologic

July 1st, 2012 3:00 PM
Readers are advised to remove all food, fluids, and flammables from proximity to their computers before proceeding. You've been warned. NBC News justice correspondent Pete Williams on this weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show actually said that when it comes to nominating judges, "A Democratic president is more likely to appoint somebody near the middle who is less ideological" (video…

Matthews Panel: Romney 'Better Off' If Seen as 'Pragmatic, Deal-Making

June 24th, 2012 1:00 PM
During the concluding "Big Question" segment of this weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, the entire panel voiced their belief that Mitt Romney is "better off" if he is perceived by voters to be a "pragmatic, deal-making moderate" rather than a "true blue conservative." Matthews posed the question:

Fineman Sees 'Superhero's Challenge' for Obama

June 24th, 2012 12:27 PM
Appearing as a panel member on this weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, MSNBC's Howard Fineman - also of the Huffington Post - described President Obama as having a "superhero's challenge" in Washington in having to deal with "a different planet than the one he originally was on." A bit earlier, Fineman had recounted that President Obama was "confused" when he came to Washington and…

WashPost's Henderson Suggests FNC & 'Far Right' May Help Obama by Race

June 11th, 2012 12:57 AM
Appearing as a panel member this weekend on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Nia-Malika Henderson of the Washington Post predicted that Fox News and the "far right" may drive independents and women to vote for President Obama, as she suggested that they may "hint at" racial issues or birtherism and cause "blowback" that would benefit the President. She also theorized that mothers may vote…

Chris Matthews: 'Can the President Make Mitt Romney Scary

June 3rd, 2012 1:49 PM
Chris Matthews must be really getting concerned that the man that gives him a thrill up his leg is in serious jeopardy of losing in November. On this weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, the host asked his panel of perilously liberal journalists, "Can the president make Mitt Romney scary?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

John Heilemann: 'Mitt Romney Is Never Going to be Likable

June 3rd, 2012 12:41 PM
It sure seems New York magazine's national affairs editor John Heilemann is shamelessly becoming a part of President Obama's reelection team. After penning a much-discussed cover story Monday outlining the current White House's plans to attack its Republican opponent as the devil incarnate, Heilemann on this weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show said, "Mitt Romney is never going to be…

NBC and MSNBC Created and Aired Anti-Romney Video in February With No

May 31st, 2012 4:58 PM
Fox News is taking a lot of heat for broadcasting a four-minute video attacking President Obama on Wednesday's Fox & Friends. Yet when NewsBusters broke the story that a film mocking Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was created by NBC and aired first on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show and then on MSNBC's Hardball in late February, there was no similar media outrage (video…

Joe Klein: 'Community Organizer Is a Code Word for Organizing Poor Peo

May 27th, 2012 3:15 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting for months, the goal of the liberal media as it shamelessly campaigns for the reelection of President Obama is to paint everything opponent Mitt Romney says as racist, elitist, or both. On this weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Time magazine's Joe Klein said that Romney referring to Obama's experience as a "community organizer is a code word for…