Read more at NewsBusters | As the voting results started streaming in tonight, MSNBC's Chris Matthews, Mika Brzezinski, and Joe Scarborough all gushed over Donald Trump's evolution in tone on the campaign trail since Iowa. Brzezinski, for example, hailed the New York real-estate developer as "more learned" and exuding less "bravado."
[See NewsBusters for more.] On the same night Rachel Maddow dismissed the concept of the liberal media, the MSNBC host sneered that the Republican Party could turn into a “xenophobic” movement of the “hard-right.” Maddow flashed back to the 1996 presidential election and contrasted 2016: “Pitchfork populism and xenophobic nativism of a very, very hard-right cast and [Pat Buchanan] won in New Hampshire.” If Tr
[See NewsBusters for more.] During live coverage of the New Hampshire election returns, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on Tuesday bizarrely asserted that socialist Bernie Sanders comes across as “non-ideological.” The Hardball host blurted, “Bernie is so much better in the room with 200 people than on TV. He's too effusive on TV. He’s too hot. But in the room, he's logical and non-ideological.” Non-ideological?
MSNBC continued to push the narrative of Marco Rubio being the robotic GOP candidate on Tuesday, the day of the New Hampshire primary. During the network’s live coverage of the state’s primary, host Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd performed their rendition of 1980’s classic Mr. Roboto by the band Styx. “Domo arigato, Marco Roboto.” The hosts sang in unison.