Has Obama lost NBC News? His minions are furiously spinning back against this devastating NBC report from Monday night and now the most smitten man in the Obama media is getting weak in the knees. Are we headed for a messy breakup or will Bammy bat his eyelashes and rekindle the leg tingles?
CHRIS MATTHEWS: Well, they posted on November 30 numbers, that that’s the end date of the fun and games numbers, or the opposite of fun and games. I think there’s going to be some pushback on the issues of those insured people who were assured they wouldn’t get a rate hike or whatever. I think there’s a lot of people in that list who have catastrophic. Catastrophic basically covers a very limited list of horrific challenges, cancer, et cetera. It doesn’t cover the normal medical experience of an average person so they are much cheaper like the person that Bill Kristol was alluding to the other day on this program. I kept thinking wait a minute, what does that policy cover, no wonder it doesn’t qualify. He kept offering it up as an example of an average person out there basically being double-crossed by the president. I think it’s a real challenge if people with regular policies out there that cover normal medical expenses are now told wait a minute that policy doesn’t count. I think that will be a real problem for the president in terms of his credibility, if those accounts are in that list.