At one point Matthews sparred with Landrieu, for instance, on the question of whether the federal government bears responsibility for the failed levee system, which has been under the auspices of the Army Corps of Engineers for nearly 80years. “Nobody out there thinks the problems are with the levees,” Matthews asserted, but rather with corrupt local officials.
These are not the comments of a journalist who merits national attention.
These are the words of an uninformed crank.
NBC could have plucked a guy off of a barstool at Parasol's and gotten a better performance from a debate moderator.