Monday, July 6, 2015

Chris Matthews: Hillary Clinton is ‘More of a Conservative...Traditional Politician'

During a Wednesday Hardball discussion with former Democratic senator and presidential candidate Gary Hart, Matthews asked about “the ideological direction of the party right now” and added that Bernie Sanders is bringing a kind of 1960s message to Democratic politics.

The Hardball host then transitioned to discuss Hillary Clinton, making a dubious observation: “Hillary Clinton [is] more of a conservative in a sense of more of a traditional politician from the center, center.”

(This wasn't the first time Matthews offered this formulation. On Meet the Press in late May, Matthews insisted: “If Hillary Clinton is a lefty, I didn't know it, okay. She’s not a lefty. She is a centrist politician, a Democratic, a mainstream Democrat.”)

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