Chris Matthews: Funny, You're Pretty Clean For A DFH!

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I suppose it's not so ironic that an anchor who can simultaneously hold an almost embarrassing man-crush on the President AND be vocally against the war can betray his DFH prejudice about those he considers "fringe far left". Never mind that the polls show that those "fringe" are actually 60+% of the American population, and include him.

David Shuster interviews IraqSummer/MoveOn participants protesting outside the Capitol as the Senate prepares for their all-nighter. Note their clear-spoken, calm and intelligent defense of both the importance of this protest in particular and exercising your civic right to protest in general.

And Tweety's response?

Well, that's certainly a wholesome-looking crowd for an anti-war bunch...

UPDATE: Digby tipped us to this and says:

Apparently he was expecting to see some long haired college kids burning bras and taking over the ROTC building, which isn't a huge surprise. It's just the Washington establishment's irrational fear of hippies rearing its anachronistic head again...read on


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