Chris Matthews’ long-term presidential prediction of Rand Paul might have been a little off, but the MSNBC host spent some time today interviewing Donald Trump, and Mickey Kaus reports that Matthews and Trump were in perfect sync. If Trump can sell his ideas to Matthews, previously seen marching next to a giant Hillary Clinton banner, what sort of crossover potential does he have with Democrat voters?

Matthews might have had his boisterous face on, but viewers were surprised by the softball nature of the questions.