MSNBC’s Chris Matthews: Rural Americans Are Like ‘Terrorists’

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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews: Rural Americans Are Like ‘Terrorists’

Former MSNBC host Chris Matthews said that dealing with angry rural Americans is similar to dealing with terrorists.

During an appearance on Tuesday’s “Morning Joe,” Matthews emphasized the importance of anger in mobilizing voters in elections.

He claimed that rural Americans have a deep-seated anger toward liberal elites, comparing such anger to terrorists in Afghanistan and Iraq.

“This is rural rage. They are so angry at the liberal establishment, the coastal elite,” he said.

“They look at people on television … ‘They don’t have to worry about us,'” Matthews said.

“And the regular guy in the country goes, ‘There they are snarling and making fun of us again,’ and every time we make fun of Trump, we’re making fun of them … It’s a weird thing, but in a way, it’s like fighting terrorism.”

“We think we just put the Army in or Israel just puts the IDF in, and they’re going to solve the problem,” Matthews continued.

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“It never solves the problem because you enrage people.”

“And we did it with Afghanistan, and we did it with Iraq. We enraged the enemy to the point where they’re more fiery than ever, and they hate us more than ever. Armies don’t make peace.”

As The Western Journal noted, “Biden’s Federal Communications Commission recently rescinded a nearly $900 million award to billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX to provide broadband internet for rural Americans to over 640,000 homes and businesses in rural areas in 35 states.

“The FCC said it made the decision because SpaceX’s Starlink failed to show its capability to meet the requirements to provide the services.”

“The real loser is gonna be rural America,” FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said.

“Elon Musk is gonna be fine — the $900 million isn’t that big of a deal to him — but we had millions of Americans that were guaranteed to get high-speed service that now the FCC has taken that commitment, vaporized it and replaced it with nothing.”

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