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Chris Matthews Has An Obama-Gasm

by @ 12:02 pm on February 13, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Obamagasms, Politics

I mean he’s not even trying to be objective at this point:

I have to tell you, you know, it’s part of reporting this case, this election, the feeling most people get when they hear Barack Obama’s speech. My, I felt this thrill going up my leg. I mean, I don’t have that too often. No, seriously. It’s a dramatic event. He speaks about America in a way that has nothing to do with politics. It has to do with the feeling we have about our country. And that is an objective assessment.

That’s Chris Matthews right after Barack Obama’s victory speech last night.

Obama-gasm is defined here.

H/T: QandO

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