MSNBC talk show host, Chris Matthews said that Ted Cruz was brilliant and that Obama had met his match, on the Morning Joe show on MSNBC. Previously, Matthews had said that Ted Cruz was a political terrorist and compared him to Nazi sympathizer, Father Coughlin. Matthews brilliant comment was based on Cruz's filibuster on defunding of Obamacare.
“I think Ted Cruz is brilliant, I think the president has met his match in this guy.”
“He set this thing up months ago. With no budget agreement, therefore no appropriations, therefore the government would be completely exposed at this morning, at midnight last night, to completely shut down.”
Ted Cruz has led the effort to scale back, delay, or defund Obamacare for several months now, in exchange for funding the government. Cruz was stopped in the senate with help from several republicans, but his efforts paid off, when the House abruptly changed gears and tried to defund Obamacare themselves.
“He knows what he’s doing. It’s about the baby, Obama’s baby. And you can’t cut the baby in half, we learned that in Solomon.”
No word yet from executives at MSNBC plan to do about Matthews calling Cruz brilliant.