April 21, 2008

During Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary coverage on MSNBC co-host, Chris Matthews, declares the race between Obama and Clinton to be essentially over before the polls closed in Pennsylvania and blames "the media" for creating a horse race he says doesn't exist.

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"...But I really do think it's a strange time because we're all watching to see who won, but as Nora pointed out, 4 out of 5 ,or so, of the Hillary voters today believe she's still in the running. That this is still up in the air and I think that was probably a mistake of the media. I think in the effort of the media, to try to keep this game going, we've created the delusion that somehow this race is still open. I don't think it is open. I think if you look at the numbers Barack has to really blow it in the weeks ahead to lose."

Matthews need only look into the archives of his own show and his work on MSNBC's primary coverage for some of the creepiest, most delusional rants and bizarre political hackery to be found anywhere on the tee vee.

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