Eight Kooky Things Heard on Thursday Night’s ‘Hardball’

March 17th, 2017 2:16 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball featured not one or two particularly crazy moments in Thursday night’s installment by host Chris Matthews, but rather a whole host of notable exchanges, insinuations, and quotes from both Matthews and a few of his guests. Without any further adieu, here’s the top eight loony moments (presented in chronological order).   

Dumbest Defense Yet of Bergdahl Deal

June 7th, 2014 10:44 AM
Mark Jacobson may have set a new standard for dumb defenses of the Bergdahl deal.  Appearing on MSNBC's Up With Steve Kornacki today, scholar and Afghanistan veteran Jacobson suggested that opposition to the Bergdahl deal arises out of the soldier's religion and politics. He made a mind-boggling analogy: "My parents freaked out when I went to Afghanistan both times. If I had been captured. Do I…

New York Magazine Writer Prat-Fawns Over Mrs. Weiner

July 16th, 2013 6:53 AM
Isaac Chotiner at The New Republic exposed New York magazine writer Mark Jacobson as a Huma Abedin shoe-polisher. “Abedin always gets good press, but this piece takes it to a new level. As a public service, I have chosen the four silliest/creepiest tidbits.”  1. “She approached in a knit white top and navy-blue business skirt, her dark, almost black hair down to her shoulders. She wore…