MATTHEWS: You know, Tony, there is in the past, it's not always there, but sometimes it glimmers with this man, our president, that kind of sunny nobility. How does he bring it back, because it hasn't been apparent for a while now?A sunny nobility? Dubya? I don't think anybody inside or outside the Extended Bush Family Empire would ever use that description.
I wonder how much crap Matthews buys while watching infomercials.
And Blankley's response is instructively economical.
BLANKLEY: Well, he's had a very, very hard last three months, and he's had a pretty difficult administration because of all the -- well, the way it is.
UPDATE Thank you to Rogue Planet's kc, whose link in the Comments section sends us to a horrifying collection of past Bush gushers by Chris Matthews. Does Matthews have a guy crush on Bush?