Chris Matthews: Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

posted at 9:39 pm on April 19, 2011 by Allahpundit

If only we were as smart as the liberals in 2008 who secretly knew that The One would keep Gitmo open, extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, start a third war in Libya while ignoring the War Powers Act, make a mockery of his own campaign blather about presidential signing statements, etc etc etc. Anyway, I think this question will be fair to ask if, six months from now and after endless examination of his dubious “conservative” record, he’s still ahead in the polls. As it is, and as Club for Growth chief Chris Chocola tries to explain here before realizing he can’t get a word in edgewise, Trump’s currently surfing a tide of name ID, aggressiveness towards Obama, entrepreneurial credibility, and a seal of quasi-approval from Rush Limbaugh, who’s given him a megaphone on his show more than once over the past few weeks. Already, though, there’s evidence that the infatuation is fading. He’s third in Iowa in today’s new PPP poll, behind both Huckabee and Romney; despite the fact that fully 48 percent(!) of Republican voters there believe Obama was born outside the U.S., Trump’s overall favorable rating is just 41/40. Once the word gets out about, say, his prior support for universal health care, what does he do to rebuild his numbers?

Speaking of Trump and the Club for Growth, click here to listen to his new friend Mike Huckabee defend him from CFG’s allegedly scurrilous attacks. Huck and the Club are enemies of longstanding, so this was his opportunity to settle a score. Problem is, the Club’s criticism of Trump wasn’t scurrilous: You can read their fact sheet on him here. What’s inaccurate or nitpicky about them objecting to a 25 percent tariff on Chinese goods or prior support for universal health care, which would be toxic to any candidate in the field this year (including ones not named “Romney”)? Click the image to watch.

Update: In fairness to Matthews, Jonah Goldberg asks a similar question here.


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If only we were as smart as the liberals in 2008 who secretly knew that The One would keep Gitmo open, extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, start a third war in Libya while ignoring the War Powers Act, make a mockery of his own campaign blather about presidential signing statements, and so on and so on and so on.

hehe. Dude, I knew you were going to lead this one with some leg tinglin’ snarkage…and I am not disappointed…

ted c on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Why aren’t the liberals smart enough to see through Barry Soetoe?

bayview on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

He’s third in Iowa in today’s new PPP poll, behind both Huckabee and Romney; despite the fact that fully 48 percent(!) of Republican voters there believe Obama was born outside the U.S.

Amazing. And I didn’t think my opinion of Iowa primary voters could drop any lower.

Vyce on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

…for the same reason that you couldn’t see through Obama…

Khun Joe on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Broken clocks, and all that.

MadisonConservative on April 19, 2011 at 9:43 PM

Why weren’t liberals smart enough to see through obama?

ted c on April 19, 2011 at 9:43 PM

If I weren’t certain that Matthews were playing the ol’ double switcheroo, I’d be tempted to take a second look at Trumpenstine, out of sheer perversity.

cynccook on April 19, 2011 at 9:44 PM

“aggressiveness towards Obama…”

THIS…!

Seven Percent Solution on April 19, 2011 at 9:45 PM

Good question, Chris.

Connie on April 19, 2011 at 9:45 PM

Trump is popular because he is taking the fight to Obama, the rest of the field – except for one or two people – is seen as dull, go along to get along, type poeple. Quick tell me one thing Mitt stands for, expect Mitt.

Fred 2 on April 19, 2011 at 9:45 PM

…for the same reason that you couldn’t see through Obama…

Khun Joe on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Why weren’t liberals smart enough to see through obama?

ted c on April 19, 2011 at 9:43 PM

Too easy….

darwin-t on April 19, 2011 at 9:45 PM

We’re just relishing someone…anyone…finally standing up to to the douche bag.

SouthernGent on April 19, 2011 at 9:47 PM

It’s amazing he can see in others, what he cannot see in himself.

BruthaMan on April 19, 2011 at 9:48 PM

If only we were as smart as the liberals in 2008 who secretly knew that The One would keep Gitmo open, extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, start a third war in Libya while ignoring the War Powers Act, make a mockery of his own campaign blather about presidential signing statements, etc etc etc.

Excellent story: “Obama ran against Bush, but now governs like him”

Nice blow by blow of how Obawesome has co-opted, retreated to, or acquiesced to GWB’s policies… handy info to enlighten the uniformed among our friends and family…

cynccook on April 19, 2011 at 9:48 PM

If clues were dynamite, the left wouldn’t have enough to blow their nose(s).

/oh yes… 4th grade humor!

Ugly on April 19, 2011 at 9:50 PM

I think Jack Cashill’s evidence that Bill Ayers wrote “Dreams” is far stronger than the evidence of an offshore birthage.

ted c on April 19, 2011 at 9:52 PM

Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

We are, they’re just polling the wrong people.

Kini on April 19, 2011 at 9:53 PM

What I like about Trump is that homeboy is like Mike Tyson in 1987. He’s throwing punches and they’re connecting. Aside from that, there’s not much use for him.

ted c on April 19, 2011 at 9:55 PM

Pissy Chrissy and everyone else in the “smart set” can ask that question after the Iowa primary next year.
But they won’t have to.

jjshaka on April 19, 2011 at 9:58 PM

In Crissy’s world, you have to either blindly accept someone (not see though them) or totally H8 them.
There’s no room for mere curiosity or bemusement.
Therefore, our interest in watching the Donald rip the 0 over and over (with the truth, mind) means (to him) that we can’t see him for the mere spectacle that he is.
Believe we’re fools at your peril, Crissy.

pambi on April 19, 2011 at 9:58 PM

See, Krauthammer’s comparison of Trump to Rev. Sharpton went right over his head. To Mathews Sharpton is serious business.

jhffmn on April 19, 2011 at 9:59 PM

Oh man,the Libs are salivating,dreaming,hopeing and
a wishing,that Trump is thee GOP Nominee!!

canopfor on April 19, 2011 at 10:01 PM

I can’t believe Donald Trump can possibly do what it takes to win the nomination. He knows business but politics is a completely different game. Right now, the press will give him a free ride, but if he’s the “front runner” he’ll get press he’s not used to. He won’t control the narrative or the interview, unless he’s a lot more politically astute than I think he is.

I believe this is Sarah Palin’s election to lose, unless things change drastically. The neat thing is Trump, by pushing the Birth Certificate issue, is doing something our candidate won’t be doing and I believe it’s an issue. Obama may not think it’s an issue but that’s only because he got away with it the last time, this time I’m betting he has to show the birth certificate itself.

bflat879 on April 19, 2011 at 10:02 PM

Well Boo Boo Tingles..I have to say,your the smartest
Progressive around….and Boo Boo Matthews…..thats
not a tingle,up your leg,but a rattlesnake….(snark)

canopfor on April 19, 2011 at 10:03 PM

Tingles is saying,

I can’t believe you stupid Bitter/Clingers/Birthers are
moronic enough to entertain the thought of Trump,as a
serious GOP contender!!(Sarc)

Ya know,this should be embraced as a Tea Party Flag Opeartion,and game the MSM,then announce the real GOP/Tea Party nominee is,ahem!!!

canopfor on April 19, 2011 at 10:07 PM

Why aren’t liberals smart enough to see through the empty suit?
It’s not a trick question. They’re not that smart. Feelings and rhetoric are more important than facts, experience, and proven leadership to the left.

jdflorida on April 19, 2011 at 10:07 PM

Chris didn’t get the memo:

Push Trump, bad for the haters, good for the The Jug eared Organizer and the rest of the simpering moonbats pushing for a ‘fair’ universe….

BigWyo on April 19, 2011 at 10:07 PM

If there’s one thing Rush Limbaugh likes better than conservatiev politics, it’s golf. Trump owns some major golf courses and Rush was talking about one adjacent to Pebble Beach.

There’s that plus Trump donated $100,000 to Limbaugh’s radio telethon Friday.

bw222 on April 19, 2011 at 10:07 PM

What I like about Trump is that homeboy is like Mike Tyson in 1987. He’s throwing punches and they’re connecting. Aside from that, there’s not much use for him.
ted c on April 19, 2011 at 9:55 PM

This. Trump’s job is to drag Obama through the mud and damage him. It’s necessary, since Huck and Romney sure as hell won’t do it, my friends… /

joejm65 on April 19, 2011 at 10:14 PM

I like what Trump is doing… I’m just hoping he doesn’t go all third party on us.
-

RalphyBoy on April 19, 2011 at 10:24 PM

All the pols and pundits who have led us to the precipice we now stand before hate him or think he is a joke.

That has gotta mean something.

AntonDomi on April 19, 2011 at 10:25 PM

ted c on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

2nd that

cmsinaz on April 19, 2011 at 10:28 PM

Obama………Sith Lord.

Is Trump the Progressive Sith Apprentice?

PappyD61 on April 19, 2011 at 10:30 PM

Jeeez Chris! Why the heck aren’t you and your ilk asking some simple questions like “Why is Obama using the social security number 042-68-4425 that was in fact issued to another individual? … Isn’t president Obama committing social security fraud?”

bannedbyhuffpo on April 19, 2011 at 10:36 PM

GOP rope-a-dope.

Let the MSM clownify themselves into a lather with Trump while the other candidates prep their game.

The Ugly American on April 19, 2011 at 10:38 PM

trump must be the new bachman for tingles…can’t get enough of him apparently…

cmsinaz on April 19, 2011 at 10:40 PM

Oh and hey Chris! Maybe you ought to ask Obama’s campaign why they released that totally bogus PHOTOSHOPPED photo of BHO seated on an outdoor bench between Mr and Mrs Stanley Dunham allegedly at Columbia university as part of their campaign materials back in 2008.

Chris, how the heck is it that superior intellects like yours aren’t asking the questions about all of these contradictory and confusing facets of BHO’s “nativity” story, as told in his fabricated autobiography (actually, William Ayers’) “Dreams From My Father” ???

You know, it took Woodward and Bernstein FOUR years to bring Nixon down. Looks like BHO’s time is almost up.

bannedbyhuffpo on April 19, 2011 at 10:44 PM

Did anyone catch this in this segment?

Joan Walsh in defense of pro-choice: “Abortion is a serious matter……we can’t imagine some one making a tragic choice other than the mother.”

“tragic” indeed Ms. Walsh

Rovin on April 19, 2011 at 10:44 PM

I like how Trump is giving the Obama media cult fits yet realize Trump is all about promoting Trump and would turn on a dime to suit Trump. Yet he is doing something many of the wishy-washy try-to-get-along Beltway GOP refuse to do and that is forcefully question the myriad layers of BS which one must peel back to see the real Obama. Peel back another layer of Zero’s BS and eureka, another layer of Zero’s BS. Trump is serving a useful purpose unfazed by political correctness or Obama’s further race cards soon to come. I would not vote for Trump unless the only alternative was Obama or similar derelict.

One of the great virtues of the Tea Party approach is that when DC good-old-boys like Orrin Hatch see what happened to Sen Bennett (fired) in November 2010 it’s a harsh reminder that he’s next to be put out to pasture if he doesn’t shape up. Thus far many of the GOP fossils and sellouts like Lugar, Snowe and Collins do only the minimum to stay in DC so Trump rattling cages is a somewhat refreshing departure from watching Lugar-Snowe-Collins sell their votes rather than taking a stand for something which at least on the BC runaround the Donald is willing to do.

viking01 on April 19, 2011 at 10:44 PM

Chris Matthews: Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

…Why haven’t the 5 people that watch your show seen through your ignorant bullsh!t Chrissy???????

This from the same people that put a failed community organizer into the White House…

………..Treated Ted “let her drown” Kennedy like a king..
…………….Treated Robert “White Sheets” Byrd like a king..

…………Treat Al “Co2 demagogue” Gore like a chosen prophet….

………….John “Silky Pony” Edwards…….

……………..brought us super liberals like Maxine”corruptocrat” Waters…

……..Cynthia”Bush blew up the levee’s” McKinney..

……………Sheila “flag on mars” Jackson Lee…..
………Hank “Guam is tipping over” Johnson….
….and Dennis”check out my spaceship” Kucinich…..

….while still claiming that Biden is the smartest democrat in elected office.

Clean up your own backyard before you start whining about somebody else’s Chrissy.

Baxter Greene on April 19, 2011 at 10:45 PM

Did anyone catch this in this segment?

Joan Walsh in defense of pro-choice: “Abortion is a serious matter……we can’t imagine some one making a tragic choice other than the mother.”

“tragic” indeed Ms. Walsh

Rovin on April 19, 2011 at 10:44 PM

I noticed a bumper sticker earlier this evening which puts into perspective up the Auschwitz in our midst our courts were willing to accept.

“If it isn’t a baby you aren’t pregnant.”

viking01 on April 19, 2011 at 10:49 PM

“If it isn’t a baby you aren’t pregnant.”

viking01 on April 19, 2011 at 10:49 PM

*shaking the head*

what a world, what a world

cmsinaz on April 19, 2011 at 10:52 PM

Jeeez Chris! Why the heck aren’t you and your ilk asking some simple questions like “Why is Obama using the social security number 042-68-4425 that was in fact issued to another individual? … Isn’t president Obama committing social security fraud?”

bannedbyhuffpo on April 19, 2011 at 10:36 PM

Hey come on now, only Mexican farm workers need to get their SS number verified.

slickwillie2001 on April 19, 2011 at 11:00 PM

Peel back another layer of Zero’s BS and eureka, another layer of Zero’s BS.

That’s Eureka! with a capital E

Nice post V01

Rovin on April 19, 2011 at 11:02 PM

If Trump is a conservative, I’m the queen of England.

I wonder if his purpose in all this is to get Obama reelected. His actions have, thus far, only helped Obama and embarrassed the right. That could be what he’s trying to do.

I’m open to the possibility that he’s serious, but I seriously doubt it.

Pythagoras on April 19, 2011 at 11:06 PM

In fairness to Matthews, Jonah Goldberg asks a similar question here.

Allah

Ahem. In fairness to Jonah, he comes to the party without being saddled with three years of humiliating support for Barry O’Bozo.

Jaibones on April 19, 2011 at 11:11 PM

Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

Of course, we are.

Jaibones on April 19, 2011 at 11:13 PM

*shaking the head*

what a world, what a world

cmsinaz on April 19, 2011 at 10:52 PM

If you could see the piles of eyeglasses and dentures at Auschwitz you would see what is left when the human is dehumanized en masse then expunged. Certainly you could close your eyes and refuse to believe it but those artifacts of convenience killing would remain there beyond those closed eyelids all the same.

viking01 on April 19, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Why isn’t Matthews smart enough to see that conservatives aren’t supporting Trump.

crosspatch on April 19, 2011 at 11:15 PM

Who says they don’t?
Knowing how the media portrays conservatives, if I get polled, I certainly give them false information. Much more fun screwing with the MSM, especially when they think you’re a disgusted democrat planning to vote republican.

lonestar1 on April 19, 2011 at 11:17 PM

Chris Matthews: Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

Umm, we are. It’s not conservatives pushing Trump (after listening to Rush’s program Monday, he isn’t pushing him either, just admiring that he is taking the fight to Obama), it’s the media that tried to push Guliani and succeeded in pushing McCain on us that is pushing Trump.

Conservatives are smart enough to see through that. The concern is that we have another Ross Perot with a bad combover to assure Obama of a 2012 victory no matter who the Republicans pick.

AZfederalist on April 19, 2011 at 11:22 PM

Tru dat viking

cmsinaz on April 19, 2011 at 11:33 PM

Conservatives have no intention of electing Trump. But the enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Trump is shaking up the left. That’s fun to watch. It might come back to bite us. But we have nothing to lose right now. Obama is as bad as it gets.

That makes us dangerous.

petunia on April 19, 2011 at 11:33 PM

If they can’t, it’s a good question. Trump is disturbing. He possesses no qualities desirable in a president, and it’s highly questionable if he’s a fiscal conservative at all (he certainly strikes me as one who’d be more attracted to the machinations of federal corporatism than the restoration of true free markets). If he turns rogue and runs independent, all it’ll take is a percent or two skimmed off the votes for fiscal responsibility to guarantee the current World President stays in the White House to grind the United States (or, perhaps more accurately, what used to be the United States) into the ground beneath him for another four years. For that reason alone, Trump may, for the moment, look like the most dangerous man in America.

Blacklake on April 19, 2011 at 11:52 PM

while Trump is entertaining and seems fearless. It’s fun to watch the media fall for Trump’s act and the White House seethe over his “birther” crusade.

Mr. Goldber, they are seething over way more than that, and he’s just started with them. Wait until his liberal rich friends start ranting against Obama.

Schadenfreude on April 19, 2011 at 11:53 PM

Arrogant like a Third World Dictator

Schadenfreude on April 19, 2011 at 11:57 PM

He possesses no qualities desirable in a president…

Blacklake on April 19, 2011 at 11:52 PM

He’s not a coward.

Romney, Huckabee, Pawlenty, Gingrich, and Daniels are cowards and its not an endearing quality.

Wars are won in the will and those men have no willpower to see anything of substance done that will reverse the course we are on.

sharrukin on April 19, 2011 at 11:57 PM

Hey Chrissy – you and your liberal pals who ‘have a vested interest in Obama’ are the only ones taking Donny seriously.

The rest of us our laughing our asses off!

Your leg tingling Chrissy?

GarandFan on April 20, 2011 at 12:28 AM

I just like it that he’s criticizing The Won, if the only thing we get out of Mr. Trump is some guts by the rest of the field, he been worth it.

Cindy Munford on April 20, 2011 at 1:06 AM

Obama was my retort as well the second I saw this.

scotash on April 20, 2011 at 1:06 AM

Conservatives don’t like much about Trump… except that he is attacking the Bankrupter-In-Chief.

That gets current applause, if not ultimate votes.

May The Donald keep hamstringing Obama for the better candidates to come.

profitsbeard on April 20, 2011 at 1:17 AM

Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

Because most of us have a life

J_Crater on April 20, 2011 at 1:26 AM

He possesses no qualities desirable in a president, and it’s highly questionable if he’s a fiscal conservative at all

Blacklake on April 19, 2011 at 11:52 PM

He is certainly not a conservative. As for desirable qualities, he is probably better than Bush at explaining his vision, and he is worlds better than Obama in actually knowing how the world works, since Trump has the unfair advantage of actually having held a job that required customer satisfaction.

pedestrian on April 20, 2011 at 1:36 AM

Because we’re stupid, Chrissie….Don’t you remember all the times you’ve said it?

theaddora on April 20, 2011 at 2:06 AM

If Trump were a Dem plant, Chris would be happy that conservatives like what Trump’s doing.

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on April 20, 2011 at 3:09 AM

Trump’s dust up so far in this race has been amusing to watch. He is p*ssing off the right people, and scaring the right people.

I don’t for one quick minute believe he will do the retail politicking required to win the earlier primaries. He is used to delegating and having “peeps” at his command.

However, the more he bloodies up Obama, the better. The fact that Trump could not care less what the MSM says about him, is a plus. At least he isn’t hiding under his desk like Romney. Anyone hear anything from him at any tea party this past weekend? Were more than 50 there?

karenhasfreedom on April 20, 2011 at 4:25 AM

Blacklake on April 19, 2011 at 11:52 PM

Have to agree.

hawkdriver on April 20, 2011 at 5:58 AM

Amazing. And I didn’t think my opinion of Iowa primary voters could drop any lower.

Vyce on April 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM

What’s amazing is that people like you continue to drip vitriolic contempt for those who question, and yet you really really don’t know for sure, you just believe what you’ve been told.

fossten on April 20, 2011 at 6:32 AM

He possesses no qualities desirable in a president…

Blacklake on April 19, 2011 at 11:52 PM

He’s not a coward.

Romney, Huckabee, Pawlenty, Gingrich, and Daniels are cowards and its not an endearing quality.

Wars are won in the will and those men have no willpower to see anything of substance done that will reverse the course we are on.

sharrukin on April 19, 2011 at 11:57 PM

Bingo. As I’ve said, you can tell who is objective and who isn’t by the exclusionary language people use.

fossten on April 20, 2011 at 6:35 AM

What? No Huck supporters here to tell us how Huck is NOT a nanny stater because Huck’s nanny state programs helped fat kids, etc and Huck’s nanny state programs were popular with other governors, and how Huck’s tax increases weren’t really government growth because Arkansas’ roads suck, as did the schools, and the people are poor, and how Huck had a 60% popularity rating when he left office in a poor state with lots of people getting ‘help’ from government programs and blah, blah, blah how all this adds up to Huck being Reagan part deux and Huck is almost as libertarian as Ron Paul? In ‘The Huck-a-Sphere’, 2+2=5.

JimP on April 20, 2011 at 6:51 AM

Chris Matthews: Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

Oh, but they are Chris. It’s just that Trump does bring up some interesting points that others are too timid to say out loud!

GFW on April 20, 2011 at 7:17 AM

Trump’s greatest value? He showed the cowering wimps in the GOP that the media can be attacked – to heck with the Marxist in chief, it’s the red guard media that is keeping him in power.

Leftist or conservative -right now Trump is like the crazed GI is WWII that jumps out of a foxhole, guns blazing, life and safety concerns ignored, throwing grenades and dropping the enemy like flies. When he runs out of ammo he takes off his bayonet and continues to fight. A hero, a medal of honor winner, but there will be no one to award it if the rest of the GOP foot soldiers continue to hunker down preserving their sorry butts for partying when the Trump types lead them to Paris.

He should never be president – not with his value system and that awful hair, but he make a great boot camp sergeant. When will the rest wake up?

Don L on April 20, 2011 at 7:17 AM

I know all these talking heads have to pretend the election is tomorrow because they have to fill a lot of dead air-time between now and November 2012, but nobody who is supporting Trump now has any intention of voting for him a year-and-a-half from now.

Trump is interesting and fun because he is kicking butt and taking names. I support him in this endeavor. He is stirring the pot, running down the O-Man’s numbers, and keeping the heat off everyone else. The Donks can spend the next six months in a panic tearing The Donald down, and then we can toss him to the curb and run a real candidate.

And the best part of it is that he is The Donald, a gold-plated SOB, so you don’t have to feel guilty about using and abusing him. He is doing the same thing to us.

We are like a young person, who wants to get married in a couple of years, but is having a good time now without being too particular about who that good time is had with. In the words of Erica Jong, Donald Trump is our Zipless F***. We’re going to have a good time with this guy, and then toss him to the curb.

Haiku Guy on April 20, 2011 at 7:24 AM

Haiku Guy on April 20, 2011 at 7:24 AM AND
Don L on April 20, 2011 at 7:17 AM

Touche fellas! Fantastically well said, and accurate. You guys made my day. Thanks.

JimP on April 20, 2011 at 7:43 AM

Gee Chris, why weren’t liberals smart enough to see through Obama in 2007/2008?

JayVee on April 20, 2011 at 7:49 AM

Chris Matthews: Why aren’t conservatives smart enough to see through Trump?

Translation: “Please stop Trump from talking about Obama, the truth is going to hurt Obama in the polls.”

Side note:
Only 26 per cent of Iowa Republicans believe Obama was born in U.S.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1378669/Only-26-cent-Iowa-Republicans-believe-Obama-born-U-S.html#ixzz1K40XWAyJ

albill on April 20, 2011 at 7:55 AM

The American people voted to make Obama president. nuff said

georgealbert on April 20, 2011 at 8:02 AM

Chrs, it is not that we do not see through Mr. Trump, we can. But, it is that he is so transparent we are forced to look at slackers like President Obama and his lackluster friends correcting their scorecards.

Remember, President Obama golfs backwards, he flogs.

MSGTAS on April 20, 2011 at 9:00 AM

You haters are potential hypocrites in waiting. If it came down to Trump vs. Obama, you’d pull the lever for Trump in a heartbeat…unless you secretly want another four years of Obama?

Pcoop on April 20, 2011 at 9:31 AM

Matthews would not ask such a question unless he wanted Trump to go away.

So we’ll support Trump for now. We’ll never vote for him as President, but watching him give the Left heartburn is just fun, fun, fun.

Aitch748 on April 20, 2011 at 9:32 AM

What difference do polls make April 20th, when many would be Republican candidates, have stated they won’t declare until June if they do declare?

If this was a beauty contest, the polling would represent the runner up, and miss congeniality categories too. Just saying the pageant hasn’t started, and all the contestants haven’t arrived.

Chris Matthews would love to flush out who the Republican front runner is going to be so he can get a head start on smearing whoever it turns out to be. The MSM is big, dumb, clumsy and predictable.

Dr Evil on April 20, 2011 at 10:51 AM

bannedbyhuffpo on April 19, 2011 at 10:44 PM

Wow. Just wow. I’ve never seen this before. I want a photo expert to tell me the analysis is wrong, especially the grandparents photo which looks so obviously photoshoped especially after it’s reconstructed.

TheBigOldDog on April 20, 2011 at 10:53 AM

Why aren’t liberals smart enough to see through Obama?

Old Country Boy on April 20, 2011 at 11:38 AM

Wow. Just wow. I’ve never seen this before. I want a photo expert to tell me the analysis is wrong, especially the grandparents photo which looks so obviously photoshoped especially after it’s reconstructed.

TheBigOldDog on April 20, 2011 at 10:53 AM

Great link, I haven’t seen that before. They wouldn’t photoshop a birth certificate, would they?

slickwillie2001 on April 20, 2011 at 2:02 PM