Higher lifeless than purple … mentioned Chris Matthews.
The MSNBC host went right into a protracted monologue after the Democratic debate in New Hampshire Friday night time in which he condemned the evils of socialism and warned of public executions in Central Park if it ever got here to the USA.
“I’ve my very own views of the phrase socialist and I’ll be glad to share them with you in personal they usually return to the early 1950s,” he advised a post-debate evaluation panel.
“I’ve an angle about them. I bear in mind the Chilly Struggle. I’ve an angle towards [Fidel] Castro,” he added. “I imagine if Castro and the reds had gained the Chilly Struggle there would have been executions in Central Park and I may need been one of those getting executed. And sure different folks can be there cheering.”
Matthews declined to get into who precisely he thought would have been cheering his execution.
“I don’t know who Bernie helps over these years, I don’t know what he means by socialism. One week it’s Denmark. We’re gonna be like Denmark,” Matthews continued, mocking Sanders’ deep Brooklyn accent. “Properly, what does he suppose of Castro? That’s a terrific query. What did you suppose of Fidelissmo?”
The second swiftly went viral on Twitter and was picked up by pro-Trump surrogates, like marketing campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh. “Chris Matthews laying it down,” he mentioned approvingly in a tweet.
Earlier than turning into the host of his MSNBC present “Hardball,” Matthews spent his profession as an insider in Democratic politics as a speechwriter for former President Jimmy Carter and chief of employees to former Home Speaker Tip O’Neill.