MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews reacted to Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) saying that President Obama lacks “class” by stating, “He’s been immaculate in the presidency. Nobody has accused him of any corruption” on Wednesday.
Matthews stated of Obama, “He’s done everything right. He worked hard in school. He got into the good schools. He got to be head of Harvard [Law] Review, in a blind test to get in, it had nothing to do with minority or affirmative action, none of that. He got all the way through, and instead of going and grubbing the money on Wall Street, he went out to people and helped his community. He’s ran statewide, faced the electorate the way we say you should do, risked citywide and then statewide. He’s done everything right.”
Matthews continued, “He’s been immaculate in the presidency. Nobody has accused him of any corruption. His kids are perfect. His wife is perfect. He’s done everything that these right-wing white conservatives say we’re supposed to be in this country. He’s done everything right. And this sleazy comment, that he has no class. What does that mean?! I’d love to get him under sodium pentothal and say, ‘Buster, what do you mean by no class?! What do you mean by that?!’ And find out what he does mean. It’s a cheap slur that works with the cheap seats in the Republican Party. You know it does. It doesn’t mean anything, he has plenty of class.”
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