The following was posted last Friday by one of Matthews' very civil regular guests, blogger Andrew Sullivan:
“that retard Palin (not the kid, the loony alleged mom)”http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/2010/02/pakistans-ambassador-to-saudi-arabia.html
Matthews needs to stop complaining about "incivility" for as long as he continues to host Sullivan, an insensitive conspiracy theorist.
By the way - - I've heard Beck and Limbaugh and assorted hot heads on Fox News says equally reprehensible things. I've never heard them say worse than “that retard Palin (not the kid, the loony alleged mom)”.