What I wouldn’t give for Obama to lose in November if only for the reason of watching Chris Matthews’ head explode ala Scanners.
MSNBC’s long-running joke doesn’t seem to recall that every president up for re-election has had someone trying to defeat him, so what Romney’s doing isn’t exactly unprecedented. But Matthews understands that his job is to protect and defend the honor of the Thrillbringer, which he does with embarrassing aplomb:
“I thought the decision by Romney to run for president, even as this president had not yet even been inaugurated, Mayor, showed a certain kind of disdain,” said Matthews. “I don’t want to get into his head on this – I don’t like the look of it – but he seemed to think, ‘Well, this guy could be beat by me.'”
Um, yeah… that’s usually how it works, Chris.
It’s hilarious how Matthews serves as apologist-in-chief for the president who said only he had the talent required to bring world peace, slow the rise of the oceans and make all cars run on algae — but Romney is the arrogant one.
This is really all they’ve got: