Chris Matthews had Howard Dean on “Hardball” tonight, and the DNC chairman could not bring himself to say that the Democrats are the pro-choice party. But Matthews would not give up, and what followed was like some kind of weird improv game from the Drew Carey show. Matthews’ goal was to get Dean to say “pro-choice.” Dean’s goal was to defend the pro-choice position without actually saying the words, “pro-choice”:
MATTHEWS: So the Democrats are the pro-choice party, period?
DEAN: The government