Very Annoyed Matthews Rips 'Horse's Ass Right-Wingers' Who Cite 'Thrill Up My Leg,' Calls C-SPAN Host a 'Jackass'

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In February of 2008, NewsBusters first highlighted MSNBC’s Chris Matthews oozing “I felt this thrill going up my leg” while listening to a speech by Barack Obama. Conservatives reminding him of it has certainly annoyed Chris Matthews ever since, so much so that he lashed out at C-SPAN’s Steve Scully, sinking to including the non-profit cable network’s senior executive producer as amongst the “jackasses” who dare to ask him about his infamous Obamagasm moment.

The confirmation of Matthews’ incredibly thin skin came Tuesday at a panel session during the National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s convention in Boston. “I hope you feel satisfied that you raised the most obvious question that is raised by every horse’s ass right-winger I ever bump into,” Matthews snarled.

“Perhaps I shouldn’t have” made the 2008 remark “because I’ve given a lot of jackasses a chance to talk about it,” Matthews complained. “Thank you, Chris,” a bemused Scully responded.

Much more in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.