Chris Matthews Says He Can't Tell Howard Fineman's Political Leaning

December 1st, 2010 7:13 PM
Chris Matthews said Wednesday that he can't tell what Howard Fineman's political leaning is. Such humorously occurred at the end of a "Hardball" segment shortly after the host had no problem identifying his other guest as "center-right" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

GOP Strategist Mark McKinnon: Sarah Palin ‘Cost Republicans the Lead

November 11th, 2010 8:57 AM
 Appearing as a guest on Tuesday’s Last Word on MSNBC, Mark McKinnon - former media advisor to the Bush and McCain presidential campaigns who writes a column for the Daily Beast- blamed Sarah Palin for the Republican Party’s failure to recapture control of the Senate, charging that "she put up some candidates that really weren’t qualified." He continued: "…

Matthews Attacks Palin for 12 Minutes: 'Can a Palm Reader be President

February 8th, 2010 11:05 PM
Chris Matthews Monday went on a twelve minute attack on former Alaska governor Sarah Palin that should make his fellow MSNBCers and the liberal blogosphere quite happy.Here's how Monday's "Hardball" began:Can a palm reader be president? What do we think of kids in school who write stuff on their hands to get through a test? What do we think of a would-be political leader who does it to…

Matthews: Every 'Teabagger' is White, 'What's That About

January 5th, 2010 6:28 PM
Chris Matthews just can't stop implying some sort of racist motives behind tea-partiers as on Tuesday's Hardball, the MSNBC host – in a segment about which candidate they would gravitate towards – asked his guests why the protestors were all "monochromatic," and to add insult to injury repeatedly called them "teabaggers." [audio available here]The following exchanges were…

Mark Levin Slams 'GOP Consultant' As Having 'Integrity of a Sham-wow S

October 5th, 2009 2:25 PM
It’s really strange when MSNBC personalities wish for more civility in the political process. Morning Meeting host Dylan Ratigan brought on pseudo-Republican consultant Mark McKinnon on Monday to discuss his attack on talk radio on the liberal Daily Beast website. McKinnon obliged (Audio available here): I think the Chicago incident, I think it was bad political instincts and bad political…

Chris Matthews Charmed: Obama is 'Fred Astaire Out There

February 11th, 2009 6:28 PM
When "Hardball," guest and former John McCain adviser Mark McKinnon suggested Barack Obama, in his first few days in office, is discovering what George W. Bush found out, that being President is "a hard job," Chris Matthews, on Wednesday night's show, vehemently disagreed, saying Obama "doesn't look he's having a hard time...he's Fred Astaire out there...he still moves…

Rich, Fisked

February 17th, 2008 8:11 AM

Who Is Mark McKinnon To Lecture Limbaugh About Party Loyalty

February 5th, 2008 8:59 AM