Ed Driscoll

The Airbrush Award Goes To...

Chris Matthews, who accused John O’Neill of employing “conservative tricks” last night, but edited that phrase out of his show transcript.

As the Blogfather writes, “Kerry may or may not win the election, but he’s going through Big Media credibility like a wrecking ball along the way.”

Incidentally, it’s pretty funny to hear Matthews use a phrase like “conservative tricks”, when he once sat in for Rush Limbaugh, had his speeches run exclusively by National Review Online and was frequently praised, along with Tim Russert, as being a liberal, but straight shooter by conservatives during the Clinton impeachment days.

Update: Click back to the Instapundit link above–the Matthews show has since released a second transcript which now includes the phrase.