For an Entire Hour, Chris Matthews Forgets Obama is Supposed to be Shining His Shoes

I wasn’t really planning on commenting much on the State of the Union speech Wednesday night because it’s all so predictable and somewhat boring. But it’s hard to avoid what Chris Matthews said a while ago: Matthews was so enthralled with Obama’s speech that he “forgot Obama was black tonight for an hour.” When a black man doesn’t play basketball or eat watermelon for a whole 60 minutes, this kind of think is bound to take root among the progressive lilly white left.

Clearly Obama didn’t use any negro dialect in his speech, or Matthews’ leg thrill might have subsided for a moment:

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