Chris Matthews talked with Hillary Clinton's campaign chair, Terry McAuliffe, on today's Hardball about her victories in yesterday's primaries and the future of the campaign. Matthews is from Pennsylvania and he's all fired up about the upcoming primary in his home state -- but I think he may have gone just a bit too far in his enthusiasm.
In this clip Matthews and McAuliffe discuss the issue of Senator Clinton's tax returns and whether or not she will release them before the Pennsylvania primary next month and things suddenly take a strange turn:
Matthews: "I just want to do a town meeting in Pennsylvania at the college of Senator Clinton's choice."
McAuliffe: "We should do that."
Matthews: "It would be great. Big university."
McAuliffe: "I agree with you."
Matthews: "I won't name them now cause they'll get mad at us if we don't do them, but there are so many great schools in.. [snip] Don't forget Scranton where Hillary Clinton spent all her summers. ...Maybe the University of Scranton, a big Jesuit school."
McAuliffe: "We should do that..."
Does that sound like Matthews is offering to campaign for Senator Clinton in Pennsylvania to you?