Chris Matthews Sees ‘New Age of Jim Crow’ in GOP’s Opposition to Obama
MSNBC's Chris Matthews Sees 'New Age of Jim Crow' in GOP's Opposition to Obama (NewsBusters)
On Tuesday night, Chris Matthews subtly hinted that the 47 senators who drafted an open letter to Iran regarding negotiations on ending the Islamic Republic's nuclear program were motivated by racism. Tonight he was anything but subtle.
Closing his March 12 Hardball program, MSNBC's Chris Matthews spewed that future generations of Americans will look back to today's politics and see that "the age of Jim Crow managed to find a new habitat in the early 21st century Republican Party." Matthews rattled off a bill of particulars which, in his skin-tone-obsessed mind, justifies the accusation.