MeToo

Chris Matthews, MSNBC's Least Woke Host, Retires Amid #MeToo Allegations

"Compliments on a woman's appearance that some men, including me, might have once incorrectly thought were okay, were never okay."

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Long-running MSNBC primetime host Chris Matthews announced his retirement during his show's opening on Monday night—implicitly due to allegations of sexual harassment recently revisited by critics and purported victims, as well as scrutiny over his questioning of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D–Mass.) and wariness of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.).

"After conversations with MSNBC, I decided tonight would be my last Hardball," said Matthews. "Compliments on a woman's appearance that some men, including me, might have once incorrectly thought were okay, were never okay. Not then and certainly not today. And for making such comments in the past, I'm sorry."

His resignation followed days of criticism from various corners of the internet: from female journalists taking note of his alleged history of making sexist remarks toward female guests, from those in Warren's camp who thought his recent questioning of her was too sharp, and from Sanders supporters who took umbrage with a World War II analogy that was unflattering toward their candidate.

On Saturday, GQ's Laura Bassett noted that Matthews "has a pattern of making comments about women's appearances in demeaning ways," and listed several of the accusations: calling co-worker Erin Burnett a "knockout," saying Sarah Palin was "very attractive," and allegedly making sexually-charged comments about female guests on his show—including Bassett, who claimed that he once told a makeup artist to keep putting makeup on her because "I'll fall in love with her."

"This tendency to objectify women in his orbit has bled into his treatment of female politicians and candidates," she wrote.

There's enough here for a reasonable person to be perturbed, and Matthews himself admitted that he said things he should not have said. Even so, the sudden resignation shows the punitive power of a #MeToo movement that has often failed to draw important distinctions between genuinely disturbing behavior and mere boorishness.

Moreover, the other two recent criticisms of Matthews—his handling of Warren, and a comment about Sanders—were incredibly overblown. Indeed, the Warren episode is a great example of why some people are justifiably concerned that #MeToo overreach will render important and necessary conversations between men and women impossible.

After the South Carolina debate, Matthews grilled Warren over her contention that former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a rival for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, had told a pregnant female employee to "kill it." Bloomberg denied making this remark, and Matthews pressed Warren to state whether she thought he was lying. Here was how Bassett framed this exchange:

MSNBC host Chris Matthews, whose long history of sexist comments and behavior have somehow not yet gotten him fired, tested the boundaries of his own misogyny again on Wednesday night. After the tenth Democratic presidential debate, the Hardball anchor grilled Elizabeth Warren about one of her lines of attack against Mike Bloomberg during the debate: that a pregnant female employee accused Bloomberg of telling her to "kill it."

"You believe he's lying?" Matthews asked Warren of Bloomberg's denial.

"I believe the woman, which means he's not telling the truth," said Warren, who recently had to defend her own credible story of pregnancy discrimination.

"And why would he lie?" Matthews said. "Just to protect himself?"

"Yeah, and why would she lie?" Warren responded pointedly.

"I just wanna make sure you're clear about this," Matthews said. Right there on America's purportedly liberal network, the anchor spoke to a 70-year-old United States senator who is running for president—and a renowned Harvard Law professor, no less—like she couldn't possibly understand her own words, as if she were a child choosing between a snack now or dessert later.

Bassett implied that it was a misogynistic act and a betrayal of liberal values to scrutinize Warren here. But this is nonsense: Warren's credibility is very much an issue. She has a long history of misrepresenting her family's situation. And when her surrogates accused Sanders of privately warning Warren that a woman couldn't win the presidency, CNN implicitly took her side and failed to press the issue with her. Rather than being criticized, Matthews should be applauded for actually forcing Warren to stand by her smears.

Anyone who suggests that harshly scrutinizing Warren is a form of sexism—on the same spectrum of behavior as commenting about women's appearances—is undermining the #MeToo movement's more praiseworthy goals. They are conflating sexual harassment with the sometimes uncomfortable but vitally important job of forcing politicians to own what they say. It's not sexist to make Warren explain in detail what she believes, and the candidate is more than capable of holding her own in such situations.

The Sanders incident, while not framed as a harassment issue, was similarly silly. Matthews had stated on air that Sanders's victory in the Nevada caucus called to mind Nazi Germany's sudden and decisive victory over France in 1940. Matthews was thus accused of likening Sanders supporters to Nazis, but obviously his analogy was merely referencing one side's overwhelming advantage over an opponent, and had nothing to do with the ideology of the Third Reich.

Matthews has a had a long career, and it may or may not have been the right day for him to retire. But at a time when his flaws are on full display, it's also worth remembering his positive attributes. Matthews was one of the more principled anti-interventionists on television: a Democrat with an independent streak who often seemed to intuitively grasp the appeal of Donald Trump better than his cable news colleagues. And he was not afraid to call out incompetence on his own side, recently lamenting—correctly—that the Iowa caucus debacle made it look like the Democratic Party was incapable of organizing even a "three-car funeral." Alas, as the entire left-of-center media quickly pivots to woke cultural signaling, there was no longer room for someone like him.

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  1. Not a fan of Matthews, but I feel for the guy. This is absolutely absurd.

    1. Lefties always think they are immune to the mob. They are always wrong.

      Fuck the mob.

      1. She was going after his career, clearly. Anyone with an IQ over a lawnmower or a tennis ball could of over seen those events taking place after such allegations. It’s so easy to scrap someone’s hard earn and or achieved life, he doesn’t get to have a say really and he’s not the first nor the last. This metoo# movement thing has gone haywire indeed, power to the triangle!

        Take a look at Hollywood now for instance, most every series or movies you find out there, it’s a scenario where the dude is asshat while the chick or woman of preference to another woman saves the day. Whatever the duck happened to the Ghostbusters movie?? What was that??! Society has enabled this to happen. Now brace for the cold because winter is there to stay!

    2. I guess we each reacted differently. For myself, I have a tingle running up my leg.

      1. Your drought is over.

      2. Which begs the question: can a gay guy even harass a woman? Isn’t there some immunity involved?

        Haha

        1. Depends on the gay guy. Creepy old gay dude? Still harassment. Attractive young gay dude the girls wish batted both ways? That’s just harmless fun.

      3. Are you sure it’s not a tinkle down your leg?

    3. Same. He’s been an annoying partisan hack for a long time. His show used to be somewhat balanced way back but morphed into a platform for relaying DNC talking points.
      They’re going to have to find something better here for me to think removing him was justified. He paid women compliments on their appearance ffs! How is that a #metoo accusation? On social media you constantly see women posting memes about how they need repeated affirmation of their own beauty. His comments might be considered forward for this generation or unwelcome because they don’t find him attractive, but the given examples are compliments. Are people really such fucking snowflakes that this is a problem?

    4. agreed this is just part of cancel culture. If you don’t like what someone says get them fired. that never helps to encourage discourse it silences discourse which the left always claims they want but don’t really want as proven by their actions

    5. Seriously. Where are the offensive comments? I didn’t see any in the article.
      Fuck you, Soave, for making me feel sorry for Chris Matthews.

    6. awwww… maybe you can send him some dimes since the poor guy has no job. My heart it breaks… NOT. Go feel for him but don’t tell us anything more please.

    7. She was going after his career, clearly. Anyone with an IQ over a lawnmower or a tennis ball could of over seen those events taking place after such allegations. It’s so easy to scrap someone’s hard earn and or achieved life, he doesn’t get to have a say really and he’s not the first nor the last. This metoo# movement thing has gone haywire indeed, power to the triangle!

      Take a look at Hollywood now for instance, most every series or movies you find out there, it’s a scenario where the dude is asshat while the chick or woman of preference to another woman saves the day. Whatever the duck happened to the Ghostbusters movie?? What was that??! Society has enabled this to happen. Now brace for the cold because winter is there to stay!

  2. Do womyn fear being judged attractive? Do they fear being judged unattractive? Do they fear that other womyn might be judged more or less attractive?

    Do they fear the very concept of attractiveness–and attraction–that might influence relationships?

    Do they fear that by not rejecting and denouncing attraction they might be in turn rejected and denounced by others who fear attraction?

    1. It’s mostly that the type of behavior that Matthews is accused of is a-ok in their book as long as they find the guy attractive. The behavior isn’t OK when they find the guy to be a creepy old weirdo.

      That’s really it. You can flirt, just be sure she’s into you before you do it otherwise it’s sexual harassment. Once again, it’s principals not principles.

    2. One thing I have learned over the last few years is that women fear. Not that women fear [thing], just that women fear.

  3. I still tell women that they have a nice ass.

    Fuck them if they cannot take a compliment. The ugly ones are jealous that they dont get compliments.

  4. On Saturday, GQ’s Laura Bassett noted that Matthews “has a pattern of making comments about women’s appearances in demeaning ways,” and listed several of the accusations: calling co-worker Erin Burnett a “knockout,” saying Sarah Palin was “very attractive,” and allegedly making sexually-charged comments about female guests on his show—including Bassett, who claimed that he once told a makeup artist to keep putting makeup on her because “I’ll fall in love with her.”

    How can a monster like this walk free?!

    1. “You are very attractive” is demeaning.

      Yeah…. and there’s you sign of mental illness.

      1. I’ve noticed that it seems to be demeaning more often to women who would never receive that kind of comment.

        That said, I don’t think it’s a good idea to say that to a subordinate in the workplace. Do I think it should be a fireable offense? No. But if you want to poison a relationship with a subordinate really quickly, make them think that you’re primarily interested in what they say because of their physical appearance. Or even worse, make their co-workers think that…fastest way to destroy someone’s reputation in the workplace is for co-workers to assume the person being complimented got the job by screwing the boss, and it doesn’t take much to make them think that (especially if they were already jealous of the co-worker).

        There were a few more pointed examples of Matthews’ behavior given, but his real sin wasn’t his history (which Democrats were happy to ignore for years). It was highlighting the civil war in the Democratic Party and criticizing their garbage candidates.

        1. “…but his real sin wasn’t his history (which Democrats were happy to ignore for years). It was highlighting the civil war in the Democratic Party and criticizing their garbage candidates.”

          Exactly this. I believe that the MeToo stuff was just a pretext, and that it’s return to the surface was very conveniently timed, not long after Matthews’s comments about him potentially being one of the first up against the wall if real Marxists ever gained power in the US, and plenty of other anti-socialist commentary.

          Oh, and for Robby Soave: “There’s enough here for a reasonable person to be perturbed…” No, at least not based on anything you included in your article. Now, go stand in the corner and think about what you did.

  5. There’s enough here for a reasonable person to be perturbed

    That was all I needed to read to know beyond a shadow of a doubt that this piece was slapped together by Robbie Not-so-Suave. Has that wuss ever managed to achieve erection in his entire life?

    Have we seriously reached the the point in human history where women expect men to obtain consent prior to paying them compliments? Do they really want to live in a world where no man ever dares to say a nice thing about a member of the opposite sex for fear of being disgraced as a deviant? If so, then maybe the time has come for men to pull a reverse Lysistrata. If that ever happens, I have a feeling that men, unlike the women in the play by Aristophanes, will succeed in gaining the upper hand.

    1. You go first.

    2. I tell women they have a nice ass if they do. I got fuck you money.

      1. In Georgia, fuck you money is a five dollar bill.

        1. Doesn’t Palin’s Buttplug live in Georgia? He’s the best capitalist in this comment section. I bet he’s worth way more than 5 bucks, even in the #DrumpfRecession.

        2. Hey, you’re talking to one of the biggest peanut magnates this side of Valdosta. Watch your lip, son. You can only dream of the amount of pussy this guy gets.

          1. Valdosta cash crops are onions.

            Hence Vidalia Onions….

        3. So, the price of two handies from you.

      2. You’re an asshole in real life too? Weird!

        1. Nice ass!

          See, I call a nice ass a NICE ASS!

          1. I cannot believe that unreason nitwits fell for that. HAHAHA.

    3. Robbie is a fragile millennial.

  6. Oh nos! He said a woman was attractive! Instead of you know horsefaced, or something. #MeTooAgainstBloomberg

    1. I just searched Google image for Laura Bassett. She is horsefaced. In fact she looks like a horse’s face drawn by Modigliani.

      1. That’s COLD!

  7. The woman writes for GQ, the magazine that supposedly exists to make men more attactive? Or more gay? Feminists are full of shit. Why the hell are they dolling themselves up? If they don’t want to be noticed they should try the Rosa Klebb look..

    1. That woman buried not one, but three husbands, including a man 26 years her junior.

      1. Lotte Lenya you mean, Rosa was Lotta Lesbo.

        1. Yeah, Rosa Klebb was the Bond villain in “From Russia With Love” and she was definitely not thrice-married. 🙂

          1. Lotte Lenya, who played her, on the other hand did not dress remotely like Klebb except for parts. 🙂

    2. You can look but you can’t touch or say anything or oggle or hell just bow your head when around women and look at their feet unless you have a foot fetish

      1. unless you have a foot fetish

        unless they have a foot fetish

    3. Feminists are full of shit.

      I’d say we’re at the point where it’s safe to objectively describe women as piles of hot garbage or piles of dogshit safely as no one would construe that as sexual harassment or overtures.

      Trouble is, it they would just describe it as sexual degradation *and* it would play into the hands and egos of women everywhere who want other women analogized with dogshit.

  8. The thrill in his leg… is gone.

  9. Jesus, I certainly have no respect for that tingly-legged piece of shit, but I saw his little speech and at the part where he talked about being replaced by the younger new folks with higher standards I was waiting for the savaging to begin but, nope, he wasn’t being sarcastic, he really meant it, he was sorry for being an old white guy that used to do old white guy things without realizing just how wrong it is to be an old white guy. Pathetic! The guy’s got no self-respect whatsoever with that sort of groveling to the mob.

    Have they found the body yet? I can only surmise he’s wandered off somewhere to commit suicide after that performance.

    1. If the Lefties gave Brian Williams his job back, maybe Matthews can grovel enough to get some job.

      Anyone who thinks young writers in the media are talented should retire because they are retarded. We find spelling and grammar mistakes here at unreason. Let alone the horrible unsupported nonsense all the young writers post. Of course old writers are not much better.

      1. Williams was only saved because NBC didn’t want to fully eat that ginormous contract they’d foolishly given him. Pretty much everyone else in broadcasting who’s been accused of sexual harassment got their careers ended…Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Garrison Keillor (not a news guy, but he’s vanished since his show got cancelled), Bill O’Reilly, Roger Ailes.

        Matthews isn’t coming back. He’s not pretty enough or young enough for anyone to take a chance on him as a rehabilitation project.

  10. Did he tell a female guest that she made a thrill go up his leg?

    No, that would have been too vulgar.

    As for Warren, supposedly she’s mad at Bloomberg for (allegedly) violating his employee’s “freedom of choice,” and Warren would have been equally outraged if Bloomberg was accused of saying “let the baby live.”

    But in practice, which side of the abortion debate promotes a policy outcome under which working women will be pressured to kill their children?

  11. I can tell you that I have seen Matthews, so this Lefty media quest for reinforcement that he should have been fired and sympathy for such a dedicated Lefty Propagandist is just falling on deaf ears.

    Lefties eating their own. Bye bye suckers.

  12. Those comments could have been made by anybody’s father, uncle, or brother. If the left has become so intolerant that it can’t tolerate the boorish behaviour of average voters, then it has no chance of winning in 2020.

    1. Wasn’t Matthews basic sin merely pointing out that if the left is going to act batshit crazy Trump’s going to win in a landslide? And in reply, the left started foaming at the mouth, clawed their skin off, tore their hair out, set themselves on fire and shit their pants, all the while screaming, “We’re not batshit crazy and if you call us batshit crazy again we’ll eat your eyeballs! Argablagarmarbaglababblyu!”

    2. How is MSNBC going to rationalize supporting Biden? He used touch and words IIRC.

      Once the seeds online are planted they’ll have to follow or face low ratings from the mob.

      Last time a woman was running and women can’t do wrong. How can anyone call themselves a feminist and support a man that touched women without their consent? It’s so easy to plant that seed. Anonymous sock accounts can do it.

      Trump is playing the easiest turn-based RPG in existence and the RNG is always in his favor.

      1. Oh… you think this is because he violated their standard!

        No, it doesn’t work that way. This stuff is a weapon, not a standard. Bill Clinton having an intern give him hummers in the oval office should have clued you in on that one. They don’t really believe any of this stuff. They just use it as a weapon. That’s all.

        Matthews wasn’t on board with the woke crowd’s politics, so they #metoo’d his butt. Like Kavanaugh, it didn’t matter what they found, they were gonna use it and declare him persona non grata.

        Biden is way, way over the line with the hair stuff, and they aren’t storming the stage. Because he’s gonna beat Trump! And that is all that matters.

    3. Right but you’re a known liar and censorious, cowardly idiot.

      1. Your obsession is not making you look good.

        1. It’s making Ken look worse.

          1. No, it’s making you look like an obsessed asshole.

            1. I’m sorry, could you get Ken’s dick out of your mouth, I couldn’t understand you.

              1. “I’m sorry, could you get Ken’s dick out of your mouth, I couldn’t understand you.’

                Never been there asshole. Do you have over obsessions? If not, you should find some. You are a fucking waste of oxygen and matter.

                1. Nope, need to take it all the way out, you’re still garbled.

              2. Really, I generally enjoy your funposting, but on this Ken thing you’re getting carried away.

                1. Ken is a bullheaded aspie. It took that to get him to finally admit he lied, and to beg Reason for safety from mean old me.

                  1. Ken is a bullheaded aspie

                    I feel like you’re not really in a position to be making that specific accusation, champ.

                    1. No, I’ve met you, I have experience.

                    2. I suppose it might take one to know one.

                2. An asshole and full of shit besides.

          2. No, it really, really isn’t. But it’s good of you to admit that you’ve been obsessing for nearly a month over a stranger on the internet who you’ll never meet because he said something you didn’t like. The next step is to take that self-knowledge and use it to make a positive change in your life.

            1. Fat chance; this dimbulb is truly obsessed.

            2. Cry more!

              1. “bignose
                March.2.2020 at 11:49 pm
                No, it really, really isn’t”

                It’s good of you to admit that it is by protesting far too much like that milady.

                “But it’s good of you to admit that you’ve been obsessing”

                Ah you’re doing that thing where you lie stupidly because I insulted you and you lost.

                1. It’s good of you to admit that it is by protesting far too much like that milady.

                  “People keep telling me to stop smearing my feces all over the walls, but that’s just cause they’re jealous of how good I am at it”. You’re not even making sense anymore.

                  Ah you’re doing that thing where you lie stupidly because I insulted you and you lost.

                  No, I’m doing that thing where I seriously suggest you find a better use of your time than this board because I’m a nice guy, while also making fun of you for being so obviously mentally ill because you’re a cunt. It’s conflicting for me, I’ll admit. As for lying, Sevo said your obsession made you look bad, you said “It’s making Ken look worse”. So yes, you did admit it. You should embrace that honesty rather than lashing out.

                  1. Lolol look at that “doth protest too much” wall of text, next time just say “you’re right” and save yourself the trouble lololol

                  2. “So yes, you did admit it”

                    Ah, I see the problem you can’t read.

                    1. Yes, it’s all the people saying you have a mental illness that are wrong, and definitely not you. Keep going with that.

                    2. Well, it’s been making yoy cry so it’s working.

              2. How long would I have to cry to beat your record? Because you’re going on no shit like a 30 day streak now. It’s really embarrassing.

                1. On no, ANOTHER person I don’t care about said something I don’t care about.

                  1. “bignose
                    March.3.2020 at 12:06 am
                    How long would I have to cry”

                    But I do like that you admit you’re crying about it lololol

                    1. “Would” implies a hypothetical. If I’d been discussing a current state of affairs, the word to use would have been “do”. As in “I do believe that Tulpa will keep pissing his pants about a stranger on the internet for the foreseeable future because his only source of joy in life is the Reason.com comment section”.

                    2. Lolol and now you start backpedaling crybaby Ahahahahahaha

                  2. You’re clearly behaving like someone who doesn’t care.

  13. MSNBC will be fine without him. Everybody knows Rachel Maddow is their biggest star anyway.

    1. At least no one will call her a horse face. It would be an insult to horses.

      1. And faces.

        1. She makes up for it by having a grating and arrogant personality and a complete lack of humor.

    2. i thought that guy’s name was Rick

  14. “Compliments on a woman’s appearance that some men, including me, might have once incorrectly thought were okay, were never okay. Not then and certainly not today. And for making such comments in the past, I’m sorry.”

    “However, in the future, when they will be okay, Ladies, I look forward to complimenting your appearances.”

  15. “Compliments on a woman’s appearance that some men, including me, might have once incorrectly thought were okay, were never okay. Not then and certainly not today. And for making such comments in the past, I’m sorry.”

    Because apologies go over so well with the woke crowd, right?

    What a maroon.

  16. Since he’s retired he should just go on instagram and spend all day complimenting women. Double-down 100%. He could be a hero. Join cam sites, compliment women, and never tip. Find the most viewed porn vids on free sites and compliment the appearances of each female performer.

    Media will go nuts, find each instance, drive traffic to the sites, and he could work out affiliate deals. @chrismatthewsapproved

  17. Damn, he’s a bigger punk than Ken.

    At least he didn’t beg MSNBC to take the bitch out.

    1. “Damn, he’s a bigger punk than Ken.”

      But not nearly as obsessed as you.
      I regularly beat on trueman since trueman rarely posts anything without lying or sophistry; it’s what he does. Ditto JFree and several others. But following them around behind every post, or whining about them in a random thread sort of puts YOU in another light.
      I understand you once caught Ken in a lie, but that one instance seems to now direct your entire existence.
      Do *you* understand what a fucking ignoramus that makes you?
      But help yourself…

      1. Oh NOES, Sevo, Ken’s dick sucking sock puppet that everyone hates said something no one cares about again.

        1. Oh NOES, asshole once again proves obsession!
          Fuck off and die, asshole.

          1. Yes, your response does prove your obsession.

            Big of you to admit it.

  18. Workplaces should require everyone dress in a Mao Suit to remind us that no actual human interaction is allowed there.

    Sometimes it’s hard to remember that we are only meat widgets for corporate profits. The Mao Suits will help to remind us.

    1. Don’t forget regular black shoes, no makeup, no jewelry, and no hair below the ears. The women willing to work that job won’t be getting any compliments and complaints to HR vanish.

      1. Pants that hang past their cankles.

        1. Actually, if you really want to kill all sexual attraction require all employees to work naked.

  19. “[…] from those in Warren’s camp who thought his recent questioning of her was too sharp, and from Sanders supporters who took umbrage with a World War II analogy that was unflattering toward their candidate.“

    You cannot be “too hard” or “unflattering” to a Democrat without losing your job.

    This is the world the pols and the media want us to respect.

    1. When their strategy is centered around feelings most of the time what do you expect?

      Person running for leader of the country feels her questioning was too hard and it was just him getting a clarification on her statement. Strong woman.

  20. “…from female journalists taking note of his alleged history of making sexist remarks toward female guests, from those in Warren’s camp who thought his recent questioning of her was too sharp, and from Sanders supporters who took umbrage with a World War II analogy that was unflattering toward their candidate…”

    Just now reading “The General vs. the President” (H. W. Grant) wherein Grant notes that a “National Press Club” speech in 1950 has Dean Acheson explaining the administration’s far-east defense planning before a “professionally unpartisan (sic)” audience. That was then…
    Matthews hung by own petard; please allow me to gloat.

    1. Hey did you know Ken is a known liar and censorious coward?

  21. g srtg

  22. “Sarah Palin is very attractive” is enough to “make a reasonable person perturbed”? Really? Maybe a Reasonable person, certainly not a reasonable person. Most reasonable persons would agree, and not be perturbed.

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  24. No, as a woman the only thing that perturbs me about such mild and non-offensive comments is that someone else found them perturbing. I could start an argument right now against sexual harassment laws and use a theoretical example like this and be accused of straw manning because no one would ever be so ridiculous as to claim these comments are offensive.

  25. Don’t forget other non-sexual and inappropriate comments he made.
    “Chris Matthews announced on air Monday that he was leaving the network, days after being accused of making inappropriate flirtatious comments to a guest and comparing Sen. Bernie Sanders’s victory in the Nevada caucuses to the World War II Nazi takeover of France.” (Wall Street Journal)

    I think he could apologize for being flirty. You can’t really apologize to comparing a Jewish candidate’s win to a Nazi takeover.

    1. Chris Matthews is fully aware that Nazis were Socialists and Bernie is a Socialist, which is why he said it.

    2. >>a Jewish candidate

      dude’s a humanist.

  26. I expect that MSNBC politely asked Matthews to retire…if he wanted his golden parachute. Apparently, his managers are a lot more woke (or fearful) than he is.

  27. The younger generations are ready to take the reigns.

    Reigns in this case is probably correct. I for one welcome our new millennial overlords.

    1. I personally think we should hand the reigns over to Gen Z young people. Let’s see if they can handle adulthood better than Millennials.

  28. In the words of my favorite political talk show host; Bye, Bye.

  29. One of the vast instruments of gangland and mob rules: #METOO…

  30. Dude got #metoo’d for commenting (positively) on the appearance of a makeup artist.

    Let that one sink in for a moment.

    A makeup artist. Someone who’s entire job is about people’s appearance. And that person supposedly takes offense at one of her clients making a joking reference to her attractiveness?

    I mean, the quote is a little bit familiar for the workplace, but I’d assume she has her hands on his face for quite a bit of time on a daily basis…. so they should be more than passing acquaintances by that point.

  31. I have less respect he groveled on the way out. Two middle fingers raised would have been better.

    1. Shoulda just gone down the list of female employees at the show and rated them on a scale of 1-10.

      If you’re gonna get canceled for sexual harassment, get your money’s worth.

  32. Compliments on a woman’s appearance that some men, including me, might have once incorrectly thought were okay, were never okay.

    Please. it’s not like throughout all of human history women have enjoyed being complimented on their appearance. Now it’s some kind of crime eh? Please.

  33. from those in Warren’s camp who thought his recent questioning of her was too sharp,

    oh no!

  34. The puritanical prigs of the woke leftist cancel culture are eating their own—bon appétit.

  35. Flirt with younger women older men sometimes do. Harm is meant not. Important to play the victim too many people wish. Sadder place the world will be.

  36. I listened to the supposed “Sanders winning the primaries was like the Nazis conquering France” statement…that was not anywhere close to what Matthews said. Matthews was describing a phone call between Churchill and a French general about the fall of France.
    “The general calls up Churchill and says, ‘It’s over,’Churchill says: ‘How can it be? You got the greatest army in Europe. How can it be over?’ He said, ‘It’s over.’”
    Matthews was bringing up a story about someone in the know saying that a struggle was over. The fact that it involved WWII Nazis was not a major part of the story. That was a bum rap.

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