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MSNBC Ignores Petition Calling for Chris Matthews’ Suspension

Screen-Shot-2016-02-15-at-11.35.29-AM-1After some Hardball viewers started to notice that Chris Matthews seemed to be doggedly shilling for Hillary ClintonThe Daily Caller did a little digging and uncovered that it might have something to do with Clinton donors backing Matthews’ wife’s run for Congress. Even one of Clinton’s campaign employees has donated directly to the Kathleen Matthews campaign.

A petition has surfaced on MoveOn.org calling for Matthews to be suspended for his “shilling” and signatures tripled after The Daily Caller ran their report. There are 10,586 signature and counting on the petition titled, “MSNBC Suspend Chris Matthews or Give Bernie Equal Time.”

Matthews has been doing a number of “exclusive” interviews with Clinton and complimenting her freely while seeming to pointedly insult Bernie Sanders.

The Daily Caller followed up their initial report with the news that MSNBC has totally ignored the petition in spite of other news outlets joining the 10,000+ signees to decry this blatant “conflict of interest.”

So much for Matthews being “transparent and fair” about his wife’s campaign, huh?

We have reached out to MSNBC for comment and will update this post with any additional information we receive.

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