Viewer Discretion Advised

This was just painful to watch. Chris Matthews skewered a hapless state senator from Texas during last night’s primary election coverage. I don’t think we’ll be seeing this guy trotted out as an Obama surrogate again any time soon:

I suspect this is a bit of a Rorschach test. Depending on your perspective, it’s proof that Obama is a lightweight, just goes to show what a gasbag Matthews is, or appeals to the same voyeuristic instinct that makes you slow down and gawk at a car accident.