Well, well, well……Mr. “The Thrill is Gone, Baby” Matthews has finally discovered what all Conservatives knew years ago. Obama is an empty suit. Arrogant, incompetent, rudderless and supremely self interested. In all areas of Presidential authority, whether foreign policy, immigration reform, taxes, the economy, Federal deficits or health care, this President has continually demonstrated that he is singularly unqualified for the position he holds.
We are thrilled that Chris Matthews has belatedly come to the understanding that he and the rest of the White House shills got taken….big time.
By DYLAN BYERS POLITICO
President Obama “obviously likes giving speeches more than he does running the executive branch,” Chris Matthews said tonight.
Yes, you read that right: The MSNBC host who in 2008 felt a “thrill going up my leg” after hearing Obama speak has grown disenchanted. Tonight’s episode of Hardball saw Matthews delivering a rare, unforgiving grilling of the president as severe as anything that might appear on Fox News.
“What part of the presidency does Obama like? He doesn’t like dealing with other politicians — that means his own cabinet, that means members of the congress, either party. He doesn’t particularly like the press…. He likes to write the speeches, likes to rewrite what Favreau and the others wrote for the first draft,” Matthews said.
“So what part does he like? He likes going on the road, campaigning, visiting businesses like he does every couple days somewhere in Ohio or somewhere,” Matthews continued. “But what part does he like? He doesn’t like lobbying for the bills he cares about. He doesn’t like selling to the press. He doesn’t like giving orders or giving somebody the power to give orders. He doesn’t seem to like being an executive.”
On Tuesday’s program, Matthews similarly called Obama “a ship with the engine off.”