Chris Matthews: Dems, Media Must Remind America What Decency, Morality Is In Trump Era

NewsBusters | 6/12/2018 | Staff
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It was a case of the pot calling the kettle black on CBS’s The Late Show Monday evening, when guest Chris Matthews rallied his fellow liberals and members of the media to show the world what “moral goodness” is, while Trump’s in office.

In the long winded conversation June 11, the pair talked about Trump’s historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, among other things, and Matthews revealed he didn’t have any confidence in Trump’s dealmaking. The Hardball host took issue with Trump attempting to develop a relationship with Kim Jong-Un.

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“These are awful people, and he wants to become best friends with them,” the MSNBC host lamented. Surprisingly, Colbert pushed back, gently offering that it would be a good thing if Trump did succeed. “If he succeeds, God bless him!” the CBS host noted.

But Matthews just shook his head. “This is not a date. It's not lunch. It's not going to work,” he snarked.

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Quite the take coming from the same man who had no problem or doubts about the Obama Administration negotiating in 2015 with a foreign dictator who oppressed his people. In fact, Matthews was so enamored with Obama’s catastrophic Iran Deal, that he suggested it should be illegal for a sitting Senator to criticize it.

But Matthews wasn’t done revealing just how un self-aware he was. Towards the end of the talk, he solemnly warned his fellow liberals and journalists to not “lower” themselves to Trump’s “level” by talking like him. Instead, he urged, they must bear the standards of goodness and decency:

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