Why Chris Matthews Said ‘Oh, God’ When He Saw Bobby Jindal


According to the Hardball host himself, it was not prescience over the abysmal performance America was about to see that made him utter — while still miked — "Oh, God" when Bobby Jindal walked on-camera for his Republican response to Obama's speech last night. He'll tell his audience later today:

I was taken aback by that peculiar stagecraft, the walking from somewhere in the back of this narrow hall, this winding staircase looming there, the odd anti-bellum [sic] look of the scene. Was this some mimicking of a president walking along the state floor to the East Room?

Yeah, right, blondie. And that thrill running up your leg during an Obama speech was just because Andrea Mitchell wasn't wearing panty hose under the roundtable. Next time, try something we'll actually believe. Jindal, meanwhile, understandably declined an invitation to go on Hardball.

Chris Matthews Explains "Oh God!" Utterance [HuffPo]
Earlier: What Was Up With Bobby Jindal Last Night?