Chris Matthews deftly mocked for his pretensions to political prescience
THIS is too, too delicious:
John Oliver kicked off his final week of guest-hosting The Daily Show taking on MSNBC’s Chris Matthews for his bold prediction that Rand Paul will be the Republicans’ presidential candidate in 2016… three years out from the race. What really set Oliver off was Matthews’ insistence that “I do this for a living,” quickly reminding viewers exactly how wrong Matthews has gotten his past predictions.
Who did Matthews think would win the GOP primary in 2008? Rudy Giuliani. 2012? Michele Bachmann. Oliver deadpanned, “It’s what he does for a living. He’s paid to ...