Keith Olbermann Saves Chris Matthews From Himself

In response to Brian Williams' supposition during MSNBC's primary night coverage that recent skits on Saturday Night Live including Sen. Clinton's gu

In response to Brian Williams' supposition during MSNBC's primary night coverage that recent skits on Saturday Night Live including Sen. Clinton's guest appearance may have been a factor in Tuesday's primary results, Tweety almost seizes the opportunity to begin waxing misogynistic once again. Luckily for Matthews, Keith Olbermann was there to stop him, and scolded him in the process:

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Matthews: Dare we repeat what Tina Fey said was the new black?

Olbermann: There's another word that begins with the same letter as "black" does. Let's distance ourselves -- especially you. Distance yourself as far as you can from that.

Just as C&L has documented many times over the years, Media Matters notes that:

[W]hile Matthews has an extensive history of attacking Clinton, his sexist commentary has hardly been limited to her. Additionally, a Media Matters review of Matthews' MSNBC commentary found that, in particular, Matthews frequently comments on the physical appearances of his female guests and of other women on his program. ... (read on)


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