It is protected to say Chris Matthews is not going to vote for President Trump subsequent 12 months, however the MSNBC host could have revealed who he’ll throw his assist behind.
Throughout an interview Tuesday night time, Matthews backed former Vice President Joe Biden, portray him as an everyman and man of the folks.
“[Biden’s] probably the most regular man. He is like on Amtrak, anyone who takes the Acela right here on the east coast is aware of all people who works that night time practice is aware of him personally,” Matthews informed Stephen Colbert.
“You go up to the lady who sells the espresso and she or he says, ‘Oh yeah, he’s all the time getting his image taken with my mom.’ That’s Biden. He’s very likable.”
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Colbert stated voters are responding to Biden out of a necessity for nostalgia, prompting Matthews to check Biden to Johnny Carlson’s former side-kick, Ed McMahon. He additionally stated Biden was the Irish foil to Obama’s African American ancestry.
“However you understand, he was kind of Ed Mcmahon to Barack Obama for eight years,” Matthews replied. “He was an everyday man. He put the ‘O’ in Obama. He was just like the Irish man hanging round with the African-American president, and so they labored collectively as a group, and I believe all people, American American and white voters all keep in mind that very good relationship”
“And I believe they felt good about it. And I believe they need one thing like that once more. They be ok with it,” he added.
Matthews additionally claimed voters are embarrassed to confess their assist for Trump and blamed their coy nature for the polling trade’s inaccurate information.
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“Folks don’t like saying they like him. They’re embarrassed. And it’s extra embarrassing now due to the racism, the horrible stuff he says. No one desires to say, ‘Yeah, I’m with that,'” he stated earlier within the interview.
The Colbert look got here after Matthews stated Monday that Democrats turned their again on Center America, notably the working class and pro-life Individuals.
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“I believe they knew there’s an incredible occasion occurring among the many liberal elite with all their Hollywood buddies — and so they weren’t invited. No one desires to go to a celebration they have not been invited [to] … And that is the perspective folks have” Matthews stated. “They have been seemed down on.”