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March 26, 2012

Chris Matthews: It's Tough To Be A Centrist, And I Should Know, Because I'm A Centrist

Incidentally, "centrist" is defined in an odd way by Matthews right in the quote.

Right in the quote itself, he says Obama's catching it from both sides on the Keystone pipeline, because he tried to split the question down the middle (by blocking the pipe entirely, but taking credit for the useless half-pipe he couldn't block).

So there's Chris and Obama, two centrists trying to make their way in a partisan world.

And if that's not humorous enough, Joan Walsh then pipes up to say that she, too, knows how tough it is to be a centrist.

So, for those of you keeping score at home, the centrists revealed in this clip are:

1, Barack Obama

2, Chris Matthews

3, Joan (WHO??!) Walsh


"Centrists"

You know who tried to split the difference? Leon Trotsky. And those darned partisans wouldn't let him get away with his centrism.


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