Rosie (@ladymac_rosie) August 31, 2012
The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof wasn’t the only one deeply troubled by Mitt Romney’s calling out of The One and his miraculous-yet-undemonstrated power to slow the alleged rise of the oceans. MSNBC’s “fact-checkers” will deny tomorrow that an overheated Chris Matthews called Mitt Romney a “pig” over the remark, but that’s pretty much what he did.
Matthews, venting his rage with the help of Howard Fineman, quickly gave himself an out — Romney’s not a pig, of course, but that’s what he would have called people like him back in the ’60s for talking like that.
Chris Matthews: “I hate that he said that. We used to call people that talked that way a ‘Pig’! Not saying he is.” Just that he said it and…—
Robert Diaz (@HardCaseLsr) August 31, 2012
"That thing about the oceans…that thing about the planet…how narrowminded, how small and insular and piggish about this country can you be?"—
Tabitha Hale (@TabithaHale) August 31, 2012
What would you call people who talk like Chris Matthews in 2012?
Chris Matthews on MSNBC: People who talk like Mitt Romney are pigs! 12:10AM Aug. 1, 2012 … you're a pig—
Steven Robinson (@Stevie_Rob) August 31, 2012
Here’s a tip for Matthews; the laughter wasn’t about climate change.
Wow, Chris Matthews is so full of shit. And so is Howard Fineman. You guys KNOW he was making fun of OBAMA'S HUBRIS.—
Melissa Clouthier (@MelissaTweets) August 31, 2012