Chris Matthews: Watching the President Today, I Was Struck By the Question, Could Any of the Possible Republican Candidates Out There Do This?"
"Is there one of them that can do what Obama can do?"..."The precision of mind, the command of recall, the orderly process of thinking, the reasonable moral compass." Matthews man-crush on full display tonight. He goes on and on about Obama, he's been trying to get this narrative going lately that Obama is invincible. Here he is on 'let me finish' on MSNBC Softball. Near the end, he calls Glenn Beck a "latter day apostle of the John Birch Society"
Matthews: "Watching President Obama today explaining and defending his budget, both the substance and politics, I was struck by the question -- could any of the possible Republican candidates out there do this? Does any one of them have the precision of mind, the command of recall, the orderly process of thinking, the reasonable moral compass."
Think it through, throw those names and faces onto your mental viewing screen and think deep. Romney? Huckabee? Palin, Bachmann, Santorum, Gingrich? I've been in close quarters with the president twice. The first time I came to the conclusion this guy ought to be president of the United States. There's a peace to his presentation, a calm understanding of the information, of his values, of the world