Chris Matthews Admits: Cruz has 30%…Harry Reid Doesn’t Have 30% Behind Him

Elizabeth Sheld
25 Sep 2013

On Morning Joe, Chris Matthews made a stunning admission. At the conclusion of a discussion about the Cruz “filibuster”, Matthews said that Cruz was playing to his crowd. He went on to say:

We all know this country is balkanized..and he’s playing to that 20%-30%…they’re there and they are rooting for him…Harry Reid doesn’t have 30% of the country behind him.” Mika and Joe agreed.

Yes Chris, I think that is the point.


The video is at



Also at the site, Matthews on Cruz: “Hitler” loved “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” too.


What a maroon…


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And in this regard, maybe it’s not George Washington we should be looking to as an example in this particular moment. Maybe it’s William Barrett Travis…



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