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Foulball: Chris Matthews Invokes Republican ‘Grand Wizard Crowd,’ Then Takes It Back

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

During a heated exchange on Monday night's Hardball, host Chris Matthews asked how presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney could appeal to "flat earthers" and "birthers" in the conservative base, tossing in "the Grand Wizard crowd over there," to the dismay of former RNC Chairman Michael Steele. Later in the segment, Matthews said he "didn't mean to say Grand Wizard," but called on Romney to denounce "all the birtherrism, all the attempts to make barack obama some kind of foreigner.
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