Chris Matthews brands Mitt Romney a ‘pig’ over ‘rising oceans’ reference
The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof wasn’t the only one deeply troubled by Mitt Romney’s calling out of The One and his miraculous-yet-undemonstrated power to slow the alleged rise of the oceans. MSNBC’s “fact-checkers” will deny tomorrow that an overheated Chris Matthews called Mitt Romney a “pig” over the remark, but that’s pretty much what he did.
— Giles (@GilesMcK) August 31, 2012
Matthews, venting his rage with the help of Howard Fineman, quickly gave himself an out — Romney’s not a pig, of course, but that’s what he would have called people like him back in the ’60s for talking like that.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Mitt's speech: "In the 60s, we called somebody who talked like that a pig." #NoReallyNotMakingThisUp
— Sean Geary Higgins (@SeanGHiggins) August 31, 2012
According to Chris Matthews, you're a "pig" if you mock Obama's pledge to halt the rise of the seas. #noseriouslyhesaidthatjustnow
— Ken Shepherd ن (@KenShepherd) August 31, 2012
Chris Matthews: “I hate that he said that. We used to call people that talked that way a ‘Pig’! Not saying he is.” Just that he said it and…
— Robert Diaz (@HardCaseLsr) August 31, 2012
That piece of shit Chris Matthews (msnbc) just referred to Mitt Romney as "a pig" and quickly retracted it. #rnc2012
— Pete (@chipetey) August 31, 2012
@freddoso Chris Matthews just called Romney a "pig" over oceans comment, momentarily regained lucidity, pulled it back.
— Judge Elihu Smails (@JudgeElihu) August 31, 2012
"That thing about the oceans…that thing about the planet…how narrowminded, how small and insular and piggish about this country can you be?"
— Tabitha Hale (@TabithaHale) August 31, 2012
@TabithaHale Just saw that. Matthews is just nuts. Totally over the edge. Worse? They all agreed. What a joke MSNBC is.
— Tina (@0402sgrl) August 31, 2012
What would you call people who talk like Chris Matthews in 2012?
Chris Matthews on MSNBC: People who talk like Mitt Romney are pigs! 12:10AM Aug. 1, 2012 … you're a pig
— Steve Robinson (@Stevie_Rob) August 31, 2012
— Michael George (@jmichaelgeorge) August 31, 2012
Here’s a tip for Matthews; the laughter wasn’t about climate change.
Wow, Chris Matthews is so full of shit. And so is Howard Fineman. You guys KNOW he was making fun of OBAMA'S HUBRIS.
— Melissa Clouthier (@MelissaTweets) August 31, 2012