The Chris Matthews Show
September 14, 2008
Chris Matthews: how did Palin do?
Whitaker: she crammed for that exam and it was awesome!
Katty Kay: she repeated lines over and over and I think Palin supporters will be very impressed
Pat Healy: it's like you cloned Bush and gave him another X chromosome!
Matthews: we can all agree that you can't be seen as going after a woman
Cynthia Tucker: i hate Joe Biden for rolling his eyes at this stupid woman
Whitaker: the GOP always knew or at least hope this would be a close election
Tweety: Obama is black and he can't fight back or he will be Malcolm X all over again
Tucker: Obama is at a disadvantage because he has scruples and McCain does not
Tweety: good point
Tweety: Elvis and Otis Redding had lunch together this week
Healy: Bill told Barack to show some passion
Tweety: how do you know that
Healy: my magic pundit hat
Kay: when obama complains about trivialization of the media it sounds like whining
Kay: Obama had a bad -- week Fannie Mae collapsed, Iraq is failing, Afghanistan is in chaos, and we are talking about lipstick and pig
Tweety: how did that happen
Kay: it's like magic
Tucker: somehow McCain magically sets the agenda - its amazing
Kay: working women in America realize that raising 5 kids takes some time and efforts but VP doesn't
Tucker: no one would ever ask a man that question so i say go sarah palin - although it's a double edge sword cause now all bosses will say hey if Palin can do it all so can you
Tweety: speak for hillary Patrick - go!
Healy: Hillary’s fans were hard core autograph seekers whereas Palin gets solid working people
Tweety: c'mon she's going to have a big staff like me
Whitaker: tough men love Palin
Kay: is Todd a real man?
Tweety: wait til he snowmobiles down Pennsylvania avenue i may have an orgasm just thinking about it!!
Kay: Obama is terrified of talking about race or else people will realize he's black
Whitaker: 4 million people in foreclosure - let's talk about pigs & lipstick
Tucker: Palin raised taxes
Healy: a lot of concern trolls are very concerned
Tweety: Rocky III!! Eye of the Tiger!!
Obama: McCain should stop lying
McCain: i had to lie because Obama wouldn't have town hall meetings with me
Matthews: who wins their debates
Kay: Obama - he’s better looking than McCain
Whitaker: McCain has raised expectations too high - people actually expect him to stay awake through the whole debate
Tucker: Obama has to learn to be strong and wrong
Healy: Palin has been like a shot of penicillin in the arm for Republicans