It’s official: Chris Matthews has Ted Cruz Derangement Syndrome on steroids…

Ted Cruz has made this joke several times recently: “I’ve spent the past month in Washington D.C. and it is terrific to be back in America.” But instead of getting that Cruz was joking about the severe disconnect between people who live in the DC bubble and real America, he chooses to make it about race, about white people in Texas vs black and brown people in Washington DC. It’s absolute absurdity, especially considering that Cruz never even mentioned anything about race whatsoever.

Talk about making a mountain out of…well, nothing really. There’s not even a mole hill to be found here. If this isn’t Cruz Derangement Syndrome on steroids, I don’t know what is.


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  • B-Funk

    It’s just Matthews derangement. He’s a case all to himself.

  • proudhispanicconservative

    He is drunk, what a piece of crap this guy is. Lets let him, all this is, is panic because ted is cruzing on a national level, and lefties see Cruz as their biggest threat.

  • CurlyBill

    He needs his meds checked… Friggin communist!

  • PVG

    “This is McCarthyism writ large. Disagree with this guy and be prepared for the accusations.” Disagree with BO, you are racist AND the IRS targets you. Oh but that is different huh Chris? You tool!

    • tinlizzieowner

      Minor distinction. As it turns out, McCarthy was correct. 😉 😉

  • J.J.

    By Matthew’s logic, Republicans are racist for criticizing and disagreeing with a black president. Does that make Matthews a racist for criticizing and disagreeing with a Latino senator? It’s time conservatives start throwing the race card back at white liberals.

    • rjcylon

      Cruz is a conservative, so he’s not a real Latino.

      (obviously sarc)

      • Conniption Fitz

        Just like Black Conservatives are not really ‘black.’

  • Swamp Fox

    If Chrissy had a sign on his chest that displayed all his thoughts I have a sneaking suspicion the world would be made aware that it is he who is the racist. Call it my bulldog intuition.

    • Jerry

      I concur.

  • WTF?? Is this man nuts?

    • PVG


    • InfoDump

      Do wild bears crap in the woods?

    • Camelot4me

      In a word, yes.

  • Toni J. Johnson

    WooHoo, Cruz has been elevated by the left to a Gunslinger! Go Ted!

  • Press Watchusa
  • doorsxp

    This nutcase is ALL dog whistle, ALL the time.

    • Conniption Fitz

      Dog dung, not dog whistle.

  • rjcylon

    Chris, do you think you might be reading a little too much into this?

    It’s not as bad as I thought, I was expecting him to accuse Cruz of not knowing D.C. was literally in the United States.

    This is vintage “Chris Matthews attacks Sarah Palin” except Cruz is now the second generation of Palin.

    • Camelot4me

      That’s alright. Remember the other one who said Guam was going to sink? I can’t believe that anyone with a brain pays any attention to these people for anything but a good laugh.

  • InfoDump

    This guy is going to have an aneurysm. He’s deranged. Perfect candidate for a frontal lobotomy.

    • tinlizzieowner

      We can always hope, huh. 😉 😉

      • InfoDump

        Hope upon hope.

  • Judges718

    G-d forbid if the left successfully completes their “Fundamental Transformation” of America, and lunatic Marxist ideologues like Matthews have unchecked power.

    Bill Ayers, an Obama mentor and ghost writer, has famously stated that 25 Million Americans will have to be killed during the coming Marxist Revolution. This is not just the ramblings of a lunatic fringe, he meant it, and along with his Marxist ideologue cohorts is working towards that goal.

    Unlike Constitutionalists, the left is strategic, patient, determined, and unyielding. To boot, they are unencumbered by morality, and there is no line they will not cross to achieve their endgame. They have been fighting their revolution incrementally for 100+ years, they have achieved much, but they are now in what they perceive is the home stretch, and their patience is wearing thin.

    The useful idiot RINO’s, while not ideologues, are venal and drunk on their own power. They will make a deal with Satan himself, if they thought it would help them retain their power

    IMHO, if not stopped, with Obamacare and Amnesty, the left will realize their goal of the destruction of the American Constitutional Republic. The left will have unchecked power. Misery and death always follows, it is the Marxist trajectory.

    G-d Help Us.

  • jondos

    This is how disconnected Matthews is. He doesn’t even know that there are black people and brown people in Texas? Um, really? These kinds of false observations only prove who the actual racists are!

    • InfoDump

      It sees racists behind every bush, around every corner, and hiding in every shadow. It is unhinged and obsessed with those who are its polar opposites.

  • colliemum

    “We’re watching the greatest challenge to progressives in recent memory” says Chrissie – yep, he got that right!

    Chris Matthews must suffer so badly from CDS (Cruz Derangement Syndrome) that he cannot even understand a joke. Sad, really. And he doesn’t even notice how much he’s already foaming at the mouth.

    Finally, comparing Ted Cruz to Sen McCarthy may please the progs in DC. However, normal people will ask who this McCarthy was and what he did – given the abysmal education in schools and colleges.
    So this is where you all have the opportunity to enlighten family, friends, acquaintances and children – and show them how the left have vilified someone who has been proven to have been right.

    • LIRight

      Everyone is wrong!!

      The Philidelphia Filly (Chrissy) has obviously gone off the rails….for ratings! I understand he’s benefited by +3.5 new viewers in the 95-100 year old demo.

  • pinkflowers1

    Not only did Chris not realize that there are blacks and hispanics in Texas, he didn’t look at the audience welcoming Cruz. There were blacks and hispanics there.

    Of course, I am not surprised that Chris finds the facts inconvenient and ignores them.

    I was at the rally for Cruz in Houston last night. I’ve never felt such energy.

    • MaroonRepublic

      Yep. Funny that in Chris’ mind, only poor blacks live in DC. I guess all the compassionate white libs moved to Virginia and gated communities in Maryland. Why is that, Chris?

  • ryanomaniac

    Even low info voters will see that as a dumb joke. You know you’re disconnected from the rest of the nation when you think all blacks live in D.C. or something.

  • kong1967

    Uh, surely his audience isn’t so stupid as to believe that Cruz meant that D.C. is not part of America. He’s saying that Washington D.C. is completely out of touch with America. Are liberals really that dumb to listen to this windbag?

    • PVG

      They believe there are really 57 states………….

      • kong1967

        There aren’t? Obama! You LIAR!

  • bjohnson55

    Chris Mathews suffers from Alcohol induced mental derangement syndrome. He has destroyed one of the two working brain cells in his cranial cavity. The man is a mental case and needs to be watched so he does not harm himself or some innocent bystander.

    • Conniption Fitz

      Matthews brain damage is due to his sins…idolatries, misbeliefs, misbehaviors and substances.

  • Can someone point me to a liberal anywhere who doesn’t speak of race?

    • Camelot4me

      No. Certainly not.

    • stage9

      Racists can think of nothing else.

    • proud Infidel

      or their crotch

  • MaroonRepublic

    Racism is all he has in his arsenal. Sad and pathetic.


    Senator Cruz has my vote.

  • Conservator1

    Let me apologize for the length of this post first.

    Chris maybe the worst, but all at MSNBC have “Cruz Derangement Syndrome on steroids” to varying degrees. Leftists are frighten by Ted Cruz who will be our next president.

    During his rant, David Corn (Mother Jones) and Howard Fienman (AOL Huffington Post Media Group) seem to agree with their heads bouncing up and down like Bobbing Head Dolls. Of course they just proved again that progressive propaganda out-weighs FACTS. Let’s examine Matthews’ home state of Pennsylvania versus Texas.

    Texas has less Whites, more African Americans and Asians compared to Pennsylvania’s population (see below):


    White alone – 83.5%
    Black or African American alone – 11.4%
    American Indian and Alaska Native alone – 0.3%
    Asian alone – 3.0%


    White alone – 80.6%
    Black or African American alone – 12.3%
    American Indian and Alaska Native alone – 1.0%
    Asian alone – 4.2%

    United States Census Bureau

    • Conniption Fitz


    • stage9

      You really just need to embrace your white privilege dude.

      • Conservator1

        I’m trying stage9, but living in NYS means you have agreed to surrender any white privileges received at birth. 😉

        • …And self-flagellate in public at every opportunity.

  • Conniption Fitz

    Just say it: Matthews is Extremely Deranged.


    They are afraid of Ted

  • agas84363

    chris….there was no mention of anything racist!!!DC is out of touch with america YOU FOOL! Drinking AGAIN Chris?

    • boats48

      Urrp! Still!

  • 24fan

    I’m really proud that Ted doesn’t really mind the abuse being inflicted at him. He has a job to do and he’s bound and determined to do it. No matter what they do. May God bless and keep him and his family

  • PicklePlants

    Wow, it’s a joke!.

  • Lady_Penguin

    MSNBC is the American equivalent of the Soviet Union’s propaganda rag, Pravda. Actually, it’s just one branch, the rest of the mainstream malignant media are propaganda arms of the Leftist/fascists as well.

  • doughpro

    Talk about grasping at straws……Matthews is reaching so far looking for a racial slur that he may never make it back to reality…..oh wait….

  • Laurel

    Matthews is constantly looking for the racist boogeyman. If he wants to find him he need only look in the mirror.

  • Chevypowered

    I’m waiting for this dude to just stroke out on national television.

  • Exodus2011

    poor Mr Tingle

    the weak, worn racecard is the only one he can play against the CruzMissile to try and stop him reaching his target

    so sad, too bad Chrissy ….. the CruzMissile speeds on ….. —>>> KABOOM!


  • standbesideherUSA

    Oh, put a sock in it Chris.
    You talked about killing O’ Reilly.
    Is that what you meant, literally?

  • dave7777

    Matthews always looks like he has just walked out of a bar. Does he have no one around him with a comb?