Sponsored Content
Big Dig Blues | Main | Maybe You Can Take It With You
November 18, 2004

Chris Matthews: "Suppose -- hypothetically, mind you-- that America were a 'good country'"

Matthews is in a hole of leftist moral equivalency but darnit, he just keeps on digging, doesn't he? From the Nov. 16th Hardball:

MATTHEWS: What is bin Laden's motive? Why does he want to kill us?

SCHEUER: His motive is, uh, to change our policies, sir. Uhhh, notwithstanding what the president or Mr. Kerry said during the campaign, he really doesn't give a darn about our democracy or our society --

MATTHEWS (Interrupts): Right.

SCHEUER: He's after a change in policies which he views as lethal to Muslims --

MATTHEWS (Interrupts): Does he think, for example, let me try this -- and I don't want to sound like an apologist -- but suppose we had truly an evenhanded policy in the Middle East. Suppose there was a Palestinian entity of some kind, and it had reasonable borders, and it was contiguous enough to be a working state, and we didn't back dictators like the Saudi Royal Family and people like that who are simply selling the oil to keep their fingers filled with rings and girlfriends in London, all right? Suppose we were a good country and an evenhanded country, all right? Would that make it any less hostile to us?

SCHEUER: We are a good country, sir.

Emphasis added.

Kinda sad when this idiot Scheuer has to slap down your Chomskyite anti-Americanism.

Thanks to LauraW.

I think we can safely say that with Matthews and Olbermann providing an uninterrupted two-hour block of Michael Moore leftism that MSNBC has pretty much decided its only good play is to become the lefty Fox.

Update: Secure Liberty has links and observations. This is being widely noticed-- Hugh Hewitt and Laura Ingraham are on it.

I think I read that Limbaugh was on it the other day, too.

Methinks She Doth Protest Too Much Update: LauraW likes this bit especially:

"I don't want to sound like an apologist..."

Too late.

Let us sum up:

1) "This isn't about money" = This is TOTALLY about money

2) "I like you too much to date you" = I find you approximately as attractive as junebug with "problem backhair"

3) "The check is in the mail" = Not only do I not intend to pay you -- ever -- but I've been thinking about coming down to your office at night and setting it on fire, just to be a prick

4) "I was speaking ironically" = I meant every word I said, but I'm too cowardly to admit that, especially if it might hurt my precious career


5) "I don't want to sound like an apologist" = I am a total tool of a hump of an appeasing apologist

digg this
posted by Ace at 01:45 PM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Ben Had: "I'm thankful that I have enough connection to ..."

Diogenes : "7 I actually like the sabbath respite on the blog, ..."

N.Lurker: "316 Notice how the trolls always have to tell you ..."

Skip: "Reading is my best opportunity when nothing is goi ..."

Eromero: "297 I actually like the sabbath respite on the blo ..."

Hawkpilot[/i]: "[i]I made Korean ribs in the Instapot... they were ..."

gourmand du jour: "I've had some great meals in VA Beach area. A pl ..."

Dr Feelgood: "The 5 black cops acted with the same disregard for ..."

dartist: " I smoked some ribs about a week ago using the 3 2 ..."

Sharon(willow's apprentice): "Notice how the trolls always have to tell you they ..."

IrishEi: "Warrior's Mongolian BBQ in Va Beach? ..."

Way, Way Downriver [/i]: ""...stop filming so she can spit out her food..." ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64