After all this time watching and analyzing the media, I expect slavish devotion from Chris Matthews when it comes to George W. Bush. But not David Gregory, who has been as big a thorn in the sides of the White House Press Secretaries as anyone else in the press corps, save Helen Thomas. Clearly, I was wrong.
One regular feature of the weekly Chris Matthews Show is a question asked of a roundtable of 12 regular pundits/talking heads, known as The Matthews Meter. The framing of this week's question clearly speaks to Matthews' man crush: In 50 years, is it possible Bush will be rated an above-average president?
Four of the 12 bobbleheads said yes, including David Gregory. (You can look at the link and guess which of the others agreed with him, my money's on Tucker Carlson and David Brooks) Listen to Gregory try to rationalize such a delusional answer: