Matthews: OMG - television changed made us afraid of communism, took down Joe McCarthy and brought Bobby Ewing back to life!
Fineman: Under McCarthy decency was destroyed by a bunch of paranid unhinged right-wing lunatics
Matthews: thank god that could never happen again
Norris: in 1968 crazy shouting screaming activists destroyed the image of their party
Matthews: wow that could never happen now
Plante: Watergate was boring tv show until NBC came up with the idea for secret white house tapes as a plot twist
Fineman: it was the first great reality tv series
Matthews: Jimmy Carter was defeated by
Mitchell: well to be fair he was working with
Matthews: it was embarrassing to be involved with a weak President who was only able to get the hostages out alive instead of having the courage to have them killed like the troops in Lebanon
Norris: the 9/11 tv show was very exciting but it created a national sense of total fear and refusal to question anything Bush ever did
Matthews: that was awesome
Matthews: the biggest tv audience in history watched the Checkers speech - I love the way Nixon lied and used his children for political gain - ha!
Fineman: Obama’s convention speech in 2004 was so fantastic we were all sure that Obama would be Hillary’s Vice President someday
Norris: Obama knew better
Matthews: he’s a galloping horse and I want
to ride him
Matthews: OMG Dukakis wore a helmet so he couldn’t be President!
Mitchell: he looked like Snoopy so we had to report
it like that
Matthews: Ha! We should just turn the country over to Lee Atwater
Plante: It’s all Dukakis’ fault for making us in
the media trash him over nothing
Norris: Swift-Boating was effective hardball politics - those liars looked like everyday liars you would see lying in the grocery store
Fineman: During hurricane Katrina tv showed Bush acted like an ignorant frat house idiot while people were dying and starving for weeks
Mitchell: we fuck, reality matters sometimes
Matthews: Damm Katie Couric and her ambush questions to Palin on what newspapers do you read!
Mitchell: um seriously, just say "O - The Oprah Magazine" and be done with it
Matthews: ha I love Oprah
Matthews: people who couldn’t afford a tv thought Nixon won the 1960 debates!
Plante: Nixon looked like shit and chose Kennedy -
it turns out people were right
Matthews: wow Bush was ruined by the aircraft carrier speech
Norris: Bush was guilty of premature declaration
Matthews: emission accomplished
Fineman: hey Chris maybe you forgot when you masturbated over that image endlessly
Matthews: ha! that’s right!
Fineman: jesus you’re pathetic
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