For some reason Chris Matthews doesn't want Lynn Sweet to throw Villager Queen Bee Sally Quinn under the bus for finally embarrassing herself badly enough to get the axe over as Amato put it—her idiotic column. I find it completely ironic that Ms. Quinn finally got her scalp in the form of Desiree Rogers at the same time she found herself in hot water.
The only reason this story interests me at all is because it just shows what kind of bubble anyone who is a member of the elite in D.C. live in whether they’re politicians who’ve been there too long, members of the media who’ve been there too long or part of the “social scene”there like Quinn. These people remind me of a god damned sorority or debutante ball where the rich kids decide who’s good enough to come out and be seen with the rest of them and if you’ve got powerful connections in Washington like Quinn the rest of them had better bend to your will or else.
Quinn was calling for Desiree Rogers’ head after the Salahis mess. Now that that head has come after Quinn made a fool of herself, Matthews doesn’t want to talk about it. I wonder if he’s worried about not being invited to that next cocktail party she’s planning and the kewl kids leaving him and his wife out of another Villager get together.
We’ll never know but if I was a betting person, I would not hesitate to put money on Matthews not wanting to alienate her due to D.C. Villager coziness. Matthews will gladly talk about Desiree Rogers leaving but won't dare to mention her main attacker's problems with making a fool of herself. That's just kind of pathetic IMO.
After all of the demagoguing of activist and community organizer Saul Alinsky that we've seen from the likes of Newt Gingrich, I'm glad to see segments like this one start to make their way into our corporate media. Chris Matthews spoke to The Read more...