Awesome: Watch Chris Matthews Go Bananas on RNC Chair for Racializing the Election

In a political realm where pre-approved questions are increasingly the mandate (i.e. now interviewers aren't "allowed" to ask Romney about Akin), Chris Matthews went OFF on RNC chair Reince Priebus, and posed the question we've all been anguishing over: what the hell is up with racializing the election? Actually, it's more of a rant than a question—Matthews talked for a minute before Priebus got in a word edgewise—but clearly Priebus is shook, and gives a totally bullshit response, and then tries to say there is no "levity" in politics. "You're saying," says Matthews, "that the first joke Romney's ever told in his life is about his birth certificate?" BOOM! Watch it and weep:


Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at August 27, 2012, 6:50am

Today's Top Stories