"Stronger and smarter" president wanted by Chris Matthews... (audio)

Courtesy of newsbusters (paranoiacs who can't tell the difference between disagreeing with power and liberalism) comes this audio clip [right] of Chris Matthews on the Don Imus show that provides, for those wondering if there's any sanity anywhere, something close to aural sex.

Fortunately, what will keep the newsbusters occupied for decades to come is that, as Stephen Colbert has said: The truth has a liberal bias...

In the clip, Hardball's Chris Matthews describes Bush as "empty headed" and taken over by the pencil-neck pods he used to abhor in college.

"He bought it hook, line and sinker... his philosophy is what they've given him..."

He longs for a president who's read history and WON'T make the same mistakes in the Middle East made over and over again, decade after decade. He laments the fact that America chose the guy that tells jokes better and is a bit cooler.

Too little too late; but Matthews' scurry to the right side of history doesn't bode well for Republicans, whose "R" is like a scarlet letter at this point. See the flap over yesterday's "mystery Republican" in the Washington Post.

The candidate "spoke of his party affiliation as though it were a congenital defect rather than a choice. 'It's an impediment. It's a hurdle I have to overcome,' he said. 'I've got an 'R' here, a scarlet letter.'"
For the record, the mystery Republican is Maryland candidate Michael Steele... (Newsbusters, FromTheRoots)

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