Credit Where It's Due: Chris Matthews Objectively Praises Bachmann Debate Peformance

Is this the same Chris Matthews?

Maybe the biggest story from last night was not Romney’s cool or Pawlenty’s retreat, but the emergence of a star, Michele Bachmann. She was, of course, created here. She came off as poised, informed, that’s right, Gene, poised, informed and serious. Could she be the candidate that Sarah Palin was supposed to be?

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Meanwhile, Ed Schultz stopped short of calling her a “slut.”

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