MARK MCKINNON, FORMER JOHN MCCAIN ADVISER: But I'll tell ya he's discovering one thing that President Bush did early on and that, that's this is a hard job Chris. It's a really hard job.(via NewsBusters)
CHRIS MATTHEWS: Yeah but he's not saying that.
KAREN FINNEY, DNC COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR: He's saying, "It's the job. I know this is what I signed up for."
MATTHEWS: He doesn't look like he's having a hard time.
MCKINNON: Yeah. Well he is. In fact I think he's being very candid about it.
FINNEY: No, well I think he's working hard.
MATTHEWS: Yeah, he's Fred Astaire out there. He is light-hearted, I mean he's light, he still moves around with incredible alacrity.
Monday, February 16, 2009
Obamessiah Suck-Up of the Day
Chris Matthews is plainly so in love with Obama that I may have to retire this NOfP feature. This exchange is from the February 11th edition of "Hardball":