The Corner

This Is Hardball, Baby

The NYPost editorial this morning is absolutely right:

By engaging in this sort of intemperate rhetoric, Matthews has effectively disqualified himself as an “honest broker” for this coming debate.

NBC needs to replace him as a debate moderator immediately. The job – by definition – requires an attempt to display objectivity going into an event.

Yes, the distinction between “objective journalist” and “opinion-maker” in recent years has been blurred to the point where they’re nearly indistinguishable. But Matthews’ comments obliterated any possible distinction.

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