Hardball: For Chris Matthews, Sunglasses Means Elite

[media id=6455] [media id=6456] (h/t Heather) I'm getting really tired of cable airwaves being used for Chris Matthews to exorcise whatever nerdy k

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I'm getting really tired of cable airwaves being used for Chris Matthews to exorcise whatever nerdy kid demons he still holds on to since high school. Apparently, for Chris Matthews, Kewl Kid Barack Obama wearing sunglasses is an elitist act:

Here's MSNBC's Chris Matthews, moments ago, suggesting Barack Obama is "elite" in part because Obama was wearing sunglasses:

Can Barack Obama, a man of elite education if not elite background, break into the middle class and talk regular? Can he talk to regular people in their kitchens tonight, in their living rooms?[...]

Everybody thinks Barack is too cool. In other words, there he is with the shades, getting on the plane. A little bit too elegant, a little bit too proud of his own bearing. Is that a problem, that he's just too cool for words. In other words, elite.

Wow, project much, Chris? Seriously, invest in a little therapy. Take Pat Buchanan and Andrea Mitchell with you. This kind of criticism is like a bad episode of "The Hills". High school was many years ago, let's move on.


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