This election cycle, Donald Trump is a conservative, which means he’s against abortion. But Trump today took the conversation in a new direction: Punishing the women who have them.
It’s always a pleasure to hear candidates talk shit about each other—all the more so when they don’t know everyone can hear them. This is true even when the conversation is only mildly rude, as it was between Hillary Clinton and Chris Matthews during a commercial break Monday, audio of which was obtained by the Washington Post.
Consensus regarding last night's premiere of The Newsroom seemed to be that the only thing worse than the episode was the Will McAvoy as Christ figure trailer than preceded it. The second season debut appeared to elicit a collective groan from everyone on Twitter except a certain subset of journalists. Which ones? The ones who just happen to be paid by HBO.
During Hardball today, Chris Matthews was doing his "talk to the crowd" shtick outside the VP debate in Danville, Kentucky, when he was rudely interrupted by a Romney supporter shouting "communist" over a conversation Matthews was having with someone else about the state of health care in America.
Many in the left-leaning media were extremely unhappy with Obama's performance during last night's presidential debate, but none made it clearer than MSNBC's Chris Matthews, who wailed like a Truth Siren at the president's feckless, listless first round.
Here's MSNBC's Chris Matthews yelling at Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus over the Romney campaign's recent dabbling in birther jokes and welfare ads. Chris Matthews is kind of a blowhard moron but I'd watch anyone yell at Reince Priebus, basically.
In your brash Wednesday media column: Chris Matthews' wacky idea of "influential journalists," Alex Kuczynski strips, AOL's momentary earnings lapse, Adam Moss's reading list, crazy UK libel laws, and Newsweek's subtle Bin Laden cover.