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NBC Elevates Matthews' Mendacity to Meet the Press, Right Wing Has Made Congress 'Undemocratic'


<p>It’s bad enough that Chris Matthews gets two hours a day on MSNBC to showcase his anti-conservative rants, but why does host David Gregory undermine any pretense that NBC News is not the same as MSNBC by bringing Matthews aboard Meet the Press? Worse, Gregory prompted Matthews to repeat his Hardball diatribe about how, in freshman Senator Ted Cruz, “I saw Joe McCarthy.”<br /><br />Seconds later, Matthews charged the Congress has “really become an undemocratic system with the way that Boehner’s had to play this with his right wing.” That led Carly Fiorina, a fellow panelist to snidely observe: “It’s all the Republican’s fault in your view, clearly.” A delighted Matthews agreed: “It is. You nailed it.”</p><p>More in the <a href="…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.</p>