Thanks to Vlad the Video Guy, for pulling out this snip of Chris Matthews’ vivisection of the Political Class:
Matthews’ incisive explication of the strange doings among the electorate – which will continue between now and November – is important enough to repeat, this time via the video I couln’t access previously.
Mr. Matthews has examined the dynamic currently playing out across this country and called it by name: fear. Voters are afraid of the crazy, drunken power exhibited by the people they elected in 2008. This out-of-control arrogance is simply scary. Where did the accountability go? And how did it disappear so quickly?
So far, no one has explained this fear level (or its likely consequences) as well as Mr. Matthews did here. Yes it is true that Matthews, like the politicians he mentions in the video, has his flaws. But when somebody hits one out of the park, they deserve our thanks.
No, I’m still not going to get a television so I can see this kind of thing first-hand. With Vlad around to give me these morsels, I get to lick the icing off the cake without having to bother actually eating the heavy part.
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