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By Matt Kibbe
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Chris Matthews
"Americans' job approval ratings for Congress in 2013 averaged 14 percent, the lowest annual average in Gallup's history. Congressional approval has averaged 33 percent since Gallup began measuring it in 1974, with the highest yearly average of 56 percent reached in 2001," reports Frank Newport, director of Gallup.
Chris Matthews may still get a tingling sensation whenever he listens to Barack Obama, but for millennials, the thrill is gone. A new Harvard Institute of Politics poll finds the president's favorability rating underwater among those between the ages of 18 to 29. Not surprisingly, once-devoted youthful fans have been turned off by Obamacare.
Fact: The IRS targeted conservative and tea party groups requesting tax-exempt status in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election. That's a fact. But President Obama, in an interview last week with sycophant Chris Matthews, now says the entire scandal was made up by the media.
Chris Matthews reacted to the death of Nelson Mandela Thursday night by saying that the Republican Party is less patriotic than South Africa's white apartheid advocates.
President Obama Thursday portrayed the IRS targeting of tea-party groups as an innocent attempt at efficiency by bureaucrats that went awry, and he expressed surprise that people were outraged by the episode.
It's complicated: The public is weary of the U.S. role as the world's policeman, but it also frets about the nation's declining prestige on the global stage and disapproves of both President Obama's foreign policy practices and any attempts at nation building overseas. Yet Americans approve of aggressive participation in the world economy and favor drones in the military arsenal.
MSNBC host Chris Matthews ought to watch out — he might start earning the reputation as a convert to Republicanism.
MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews — a staunch pro-Obama defender who famously earned the nickname "Tingles" for remarking on the president's ability to send shivers down his leg with his speeches — is singing a new tune.
Democrats forget their own history of prejudice
President Obama regards promises as pie crusts, only to be broken, but he has kept one promise, which deserves recognition. He promised to change the tone and tenor of Washington, and so he has. The tenor is loud and the tone is sour, and he is in large measure responsible.
Joining a panel on MSNBC's "Now" with Alex Wagner, Chris Matthews questioned the use of the phrase, "We the American People," by tea party conservatives, asking if "they still count blacks as three-fifths" of a vote.
"Hardball" host Chris Matthews is a top-notch, hard-charging cable news-show host — a "national treasure," said MSNBC's president, referring to recent ratings.
HBO's Bill Maher suggested during his show Friday that President Obama is leading as a "centrist" out of fear of being assassinated like John F. Kennedy.
Chris Matthews appeared on "The Colbert Report" Wednesday night to promote his new book, "Tip and the Gipper," saying that it's going to be hard for President Obama to beat Ronald Reagan's legacy.
After once comparing Sen. Ted Cruz to a Nazi sympathizer and a terrorist, MSNBC host Chris Matthews said Tuesday that "the President's met his match" with the "brilliant" Republican.
"I have a sense talking to people, not just from the South but from New York state for example, the tea party's still growing," he said in a conversation with
"He came to us today," a glowing Mr. Matthews said in the ensuing panel discussion. "He came amongst us."