John Cole states that, “Frank Gaffney is an insane crazy person. He has proven it on any number of occasions, but he quite clearly demonstrated that he is a lunatic in the above clip, right there on Hardball.” He then asks, “So why, exactly, are Matthews and his producers inviting him back on the show to babble?”
I think I can handle that one. Pretty much all cable news is terrible—broadcast isn’t much better—and Chris Matthews is one of the worst. I’d love to turn on the TV and see an anchor interviewing Bill McKibben or Andrew Bacevich, or anybody with something to say; instead of tiresome hacks such as Carville, Coulter, Gingrich, Gaffney, ad nauseum. A good rule of thumb is, if the interviewer isn’t Brian Lamb then turn it off.