Well, it looks like Matthews has picked his candidate and his name is John McCain. Olbermann pokes Tweety in the eye because Matthews went off on State Sen. Kirk Watson, an Obama supporter, who was unprepared for this type of treatment on election coverage.
Olbermann: In defense of Sen. Obama and also in context, can you name one accomplishment of the US Senate in the last seven years?
Matthews: That's a broader question requiring a larger preparation.
Olbermann: Yeah, you don't have an answer to that one either. (Studio laughs)
Matthews: Let me say...but you know what, Keith? They should be able to make some points..
Olbermann: I'm not disagreeing with you on that...In two weeks, Chris ...
Matthews: And I'm not here to defend the US Senate, he's here to defend Barack Obama and he had nothing in his---he had nothing to say. That's a problem.
Olbermann: In two weeks, Chris and I will have complete coverage of the primaries in Ohio and Texas, at which point I'm expecting a written reply to may...
Matthews: Why do you think they call it Hardball?
Olbermann: Alright, but this isn't Hardball, we're doing election results. (more laughter)
Matthews: Well, you know...it's late at night...