Here's what the Host of MSNBC's Hardball has to say about the racist ads being run by the GOP in Tennessee against Democrat Harold Ford Jr:
"I do think it's awful for America… We're over there in Iraq, on the other side of the world saying 'we're going to teach you Shi'a and Sunni how to get along with people who are different' and here we are in America after all these years of our republic having people taking racist shots at the other side."
Have a look at Matthews, who has seemed especially disgusted with Republicans in this election cycle, speaking more truth:
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