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.
An unhinged Chris Matthews on Monday excoriated Republican primary voters as racist, deriding them as the "Grand Wizard crowd." Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele fought back, dismissing "this Grand Wizard ... Read Post
WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney just wrapped up a lukewarm speech here at CPAC that underscored why the presumptive Republican nominee still has a real problem with the GOP base. Romney's task at this year's conservative confab was clear: ... Read Post