Bizarre rant by Chris Matthews: GOP delegitimizes Obama by calling him 'Obama'

This is an important debate. What should we call the president of the United States? I prefer John Adams' idea of referring to the president as "His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of Their Liberties."Thankfully, Chris Matthews thinks the more modest, "President of the United States" is sufficient - for now. Next week, we might have to call him something else so that Chrissy doesn't get his panties in a bunch and accuse the GOP of trying to delegitimize Barack Obama by simply calling him "Obama." No, really... MSNBC host Chris Matthews went off on Tuesday about what he characterized as a variety of efforts by Republicans and conservatives to "delegitimize" President Barack Obama. Among the efforts he cited to prove this case are Republicans calling Obama "a liberal leader," or simply "Obama," instead of "The President of the United States." Addressing Bush's Brain author Wayne Slater, Matthews tore into what he saw as GOP efforts to ensure...(Read Full Post)