Chris Matthews: Trump Only Wants To Be Friends With Dictators

  • Published on Jun 12, 2018
  • The host of 'Hardball with Chris Matthews' says the man elected to run the free world is disbanding it.
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  • M1GarandMan3005
    M1GarandMan3005 2 days ago

    What a couple of delusional shits. BTW, economy's doing great.

  • Arief Rakhman
    Arief Rakhman 23 days ago

    Underated episode of LSSC

  • Carolyn Grinberg
    Carolyn Grinberg Month ago

    I like Iceland.

  • Koreviking
    Koreviking Month ago

    Lol. Nobody thinks you are the greatest country in the world.

  • Darlene Hawkins
    Darlene Hawkins 2 months ago

    The USA may have been the great country before Mr. Trump.
    But something is wrong with some Americans who think that the USA is the "best country in the world".
    A little bit odd to think this way.
    Why not say USA is or was a great country instead.
    Sounds like the USA people who say that their country is the best country are just plain full of themselves.

  • bob mar
    bob mar 3 months ago

    Bottle down for no reason? Haha. He put the bottle down to frame the shot. It is something he learned in reality TV.

  • Larry Victory
    Larry Victory 3 months ago

    Trump Trump Trump Trump. If I had a dollar for every time Trump wins I would be a millionaire. AMerica is on its way back.

  • helveticaification
    helveticaification 3 months ago

    A lot of heated debate on here about USA's claims to be "best" (thanks, Melania) or "great"/" greatest". Can we just agree on "Big" and move on?

  • Steve Sanzari
    Steve Sanzari 3 months ago +1

    Chris Mathews , has put out another typical Fake News Statement out there . Trump is the Dictators worst enemy. I think he means Hillary is Friends with Dictators . She takes money from Country's like Saudi Arabia who hate women, and Gays, Chris Mathews is so obsessed he is believing his own Lies !

  • Bella Rayne
    Bella Rayne 3 months ago

    Am I the only that that noticed how he go that old guy is? He came out smiling hysterically.

  • seeking truth
    seeking truth 3 months ago

    Trump haters would rather see the US fail than see Trump be successful. Think about that! Or are you a #NPC stuck saying orange man bad all day? Groupthink mind control.
    Here is a tip for any with a open mind, look up #CulturalMarxism! Political correctness is not a grassroots natural thing. It's part of a planned way to bring about Marxism in the west. Look up #TheFrankfortSchool also. You will be glad you did, I hope. Colbert is feeding you false Propaganda BS! You like that taste? Turn the idiotbox off and read a book or try listening to ppl you don't agree with some time. I have learned much from ppl I disagreed with at first. Try it, step out of the All Left MSM echo chamber. Dare to consider different points of view. I wish you all well.
    Remember, #LoveTrumpsHate until you write it on a sign and beat ppl at a prayer rally over the head with it! At that point you are not just a hypocrite fool you are a criminal also! Just like the Clinton's and Obama. Say one thing, do the opposite.

  • seeking truth
    seeking truth 3 months ago

    Late night comic shows being used to indoctrinate and push leftist propaganda and work hand in hand with the DNC. The left is now Marxist professors followed by low information indoctrinated victims. I'm a former dem, a classical liberal. It seems Colbert sold out to farleft Clinton Crime Foundation. You know the Clinton Charities fraud scam. Have any Colbert fans heard what was done by #HRC & #BillTheRapist in Haiti? The Haitian people are very poor yet the Clinton cartel stole billions of dollars donated to help the Haitians after the big earthquake. One Haitian man from the Haiti government was found dead two days before he was to testify against the Clintons. Add another name to the Clinton body count list I guess. My hope is that #Obamagate will be exposed so that the low information #AltLeft will even be able to understand. Colbert is a tool to keep you uninformed.

  • Teema Keroppi
    Teema Keroppi 4 months ago

    propaganda. thank you.

  • Yamaha Rider J
    Yamaha Rider J 4 months ago

    wait what Chris is nuts America is not the greatest country in the world Chris needs to get his facts right before going on TV so nothing he says can be taken as truth if he think America is the greatest there not even in the top 10

  • Julie W.
    Julie W. 5 months ago

    Kim will NEVER give up his nukes (what he just called is cherished sword). Why would he? It's his only protection. Protection against the rest of Asia, and most importantly, protection against the United States. Kim isn't stupid, he knows this. What they (NK & SK) ended up doing is conning Donald Trump, and I am very glad they did. Donald Trump was instigating nuclear war, or should I say nuclear extermination of the human race. He was playing chicken with the entire world. And it isn't his to play chicken with. Both North and South Korea knew they had to save face with their people, so North Korea could not back down, but they came up with the Panmunjom Agreement. The agreement between North Korea and South Korea, the United States had absolutely nothing to do with negotiating the agreement, Donald Trump didn't even come down to Korea for me until months later (where the promise was just reiterated - he did nothing, except agree to meet). In that agreement, they agree to work towards denuclearization. I don't think I could think of a more vague promise. They could denuclearize in 400,000 years, and they would still have kept their promise. Actually, they don't even have to denuclearize to keep their promise (you can work toward denuclearization, and then stop). Not that I think Kim really cares about keeping his promises, but they'd be safe either way. They conned Donald Trump so he would stop instigating nuclear war. But it was entirely the two leaders of North Korea and South Korea that did this. Donald Trump was nothing but an instigator and then a pawn. SMH. And after they met, they realized the key with Donald Trump: buy things from him and be nice PERSONALLY to him (especially flattery for that fragile ego), and you can do whatever you want - you can even plan and carry out the torture and murder of a US resident (a journalist working for a US paper, representing freedom of speech), or interfere with US elections, and hack their DOH and States . . . ALL GOOD! Trump will even help whitewash the murder, and blame the USA for Russia's interference . . . ALL GOOD!
    Why weren't there MASSIVE petitions about the Russian interference? Instead, about 40% of the country is calling the INVESTIGATION a witch hunt???????
    Congress does a bullshit investigation, where they didn't subpoena ONE RECORD!?! Not ONE PHONE BILL (it's ALL about conspiracy, and they didn't track communications??????)! Not ONE FINANCIAL RECORD!!!! Wow!
    "Hey, Hey,
    Ho, ho,
    Congress and the Senate have got to go!
    Hey, Hey,
    Ho, ho,
    Such horrible corruption, we all say NO!"

  • Julie W.
    Julie W. 5 months ago

    "Everyone in the world knows we're the best country in the world . . . It's a fact." NOT EVEN CLOSE TO A FACT. You are a huge Market, that is why everyone wants to come to the table. You also have important public push power, although that has been steadily decreasing over the years. Your GDP was the reason everybody wanted to be invited to the table. Once Upon a Time, about 30 years ago, you used to control over 50% of the world's economy. Now it is less than half of that, down to about 24%, but still the biggest independent country (GDP), with China following close behind.
    Wow, the fucking arrogance. Nobody except Americans thinks you are the best country in the world. You have people dying because they don't have healthcare for god sakes. You expect mothers to immediately get off the birthing bed and go back to work! There are third world countries that give their citizens more than you do! No, you are not even close to the best country in the world. Your education system is horrible and about to get horrendously worse. And half of your population is absolutely ignorant. Trump, who clearly does not understand trade, goes around telling his country a bunch of bullshit, and they blindly believe it. No matter what he says, even when he disproves himself, almost half of them still blindly believe it. It's truly mind-boggling. Oh, and I forgot to mention the fact that you have more of your citizens in prison than any other country in the world. So... You don't offer basic human rights that other third world countries AND DICTATORSHIPS (like NK & Russia) even offer, like free healthcare for all your citizens, paid maternity leave, and old age pension, which you DO currently offer (the last one), but Mitch McConnell has made it clear that future old age pension is on The Chopping Block, and you jail your people more than any other country in the world, including dictatorships, and your education is horrendous (about to get 1000x worse) and consistently getting their budgets cut. But sure... Greatest country in the world!

  • Julie W.
    Julie W. 5 months ago

    Only Americans believe the US has moral superiority. That's a joke on epic proportions. How many times has the United States just removed a democratically elected leader of the country, only to place a dictator that would favor the United States in its place? And those dictators were not nice to the people of those countries. Not to mention, that the United States has never invaded a country to help the people of that country (I can't BELIEVE many Americans believe that; they won't even help their own citizens, for God's sake). The only time the United States invades any country, is if it benefits the United States.

  • Tom Thumb
    Tom Thumb 5 months ago

    couple of real pieces of shit. really disgusting.

  • Valter Ek
    Valter Ek 6 months ago

    Sweden - The best country in the World!

  • Jan
    Jan 6 months ago

    When people say "America is the greatest country in the world and everyone knows that" I always picture them alone standing in a room full of mirrors with their images just blabbing back at them whatever they shout.

  • liberty Ann
    liberty Ann 6 months ago

    Can we get rid of our leader now?

  • The Reckoner
    The Reckoner 6 months ago

    I never realized that Chris seems to have the clarity of thought and eloquence of a 9th grader, closer to a 7th grader when he's trying to be funny and is laughing that creepy fake laugh. Hell he was completely nonsensical for the first 3 minutes of the segment.
    Sorry, I just don't see his talent as an interviewer and certainly not as a interviewee here.

  • Dr Dread
    Dr Dread 6 months ago

    D E L U D E D..........

  • Julie W.
    Julie W. 6 months ago

    Yes, sure. What did he say? The moral backbone??? PLEASE!!! - There are people in this documentary that should be killed, slowly. They are heartless monsters.
    Unlike the Nazis, who the Americans rushed to judge & execute (and the Nazis SHOULD have been executed), these monsters (the ones in My Lai - I actually have to specify), murderers & rapists of CHILDREN, murderers of BABIES (BABIES!!!!!) had ABSOLUTELY NO PUNISHMENT (a little house arrest for one). The pictures from this horrific massacre will haunt me forever. The moral backbone???????? PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!! (And this was only ONE of the many massacres in that war, and other wars, done by Americans - only ONE.) Even today, I see Americans defend the actions of the murderers at My Lai, the rapings and slitting open of girl's vaginas, the scalping, the removing of tongues, the murder of little babies. I know, without a doubt, that I would do whatever it took to defend a baby or a toddler (any child). I DO know that; and there is no excuse for these disgusting actions, where the American People SUPPORTED THESE MURDERERS after the massacre!!!!! SUPPORTED THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 I've seen the pictures, and I'm beyond disgusted. Keep believing the propaganda lies of the US (we're great, we're the best . . .). I know better. It's not surprising that this president is successfully pulling off such a shocking propaganda campaign.
    And BTW, as I've learned about how Americans react/deter from the facts, PLEASE DO NOT jump to, "Oh yeah? Well, what about the massacres by (fill in another country)?" I've yet to see a murder defence where they actually said, "Well, yes, we killed 5 children, but I can tell you about a murderer who killed 10!" Good for you. And . . .? You're point???? We are talking about YOU and how your BS comments about being morally superior are laughable. The American people supported them!!!!!!! AFTER hearing about what these murderers did!!!!!! One of the murderers actually had the gall to say they did the morally right thing. As I look at the pictures of slaughtered babies, and hear the stories of raping and burning children, and more (!) all I can do, is try to decide if I want to cry, vomit, or both.
    [Sorry if I made mistakes; I can't look this one over.]

  • Julie W.
    Julie W. 6 months ago

    FYI - ONLY AMERICANS (of the free world) think that the United States is the greatest country of the world. It IS NOT a fact. Not even close (there is that absolute arrogance and lack of humility, that makes other countries hate you - especially since it isn't true). That is a lie you tell each other, like the idea that you guys are an island that doesn't need anyone, when you GREATLY rely on imports (and exports). Trump and his supporters don't get that - you will (lol). This is a country that lets their own people die because they can't afford Health Care. A country that intentionally keeps poor people poor, and rich people rich, because they're scared of socialism. Most of them don't know the difference between socialism & communism, and even worse, they don't realize they already HAVE socialism (SMH), only to a different degree. The ONLY members of the free world that think the US is the greatest country in the world, is the United States - that's it. The reasons some people grew up wanting to go to the United States is because they believed the lie; the same lie they tell themselves (we're the best, we're totally free, everyone is treated fair, anyone can become anything here . . .). Universal health care is free in so many countries. Americans are arrogant as Hell (this guy & Trump are the PERFECT examples), what's worse is it's tied to ignorance (their education system is horrible). Then there's the EXTREME violence in the United States, the extreme racism, and the seething hatred all Americans have for each other for various reasons (Rep/Democrat, race, religion). And WTF is he talking about moral superiority??? Are you kidding me???? There's a number of countries that would STRONGLY disagree with you for very good reason. What a joke. In Canada, if you are born poor, you TRULY have the opportunity to become anything. We don't have the slums you see in the United States. I actually feel uncomfortable being next to the States (like a dangerous neighbor). And he really thinks Canadians like Americans? I can't speak for all Canadians, but although we are fine with some (the ones that aren't arrogant braggarts that come to Canada and think they can do anything they want because "I'm an American" - And?), most Canadians (esp. ones that were born here) are not fans, overall, with Americans. Not at all.

  • Julie W.
    Julie W. 6 months ago

    No, Trump was NEVER the leader of the free world. He was/is the leader of the United States; that's it.

  • debbie541
    debbie541 6 months ago

    There are several best countries in the world and The USA is definitely not one of them, not even close.. Your we are the world Indoctrination is your impairment of reality.

  • Will Newcomb
    Will Newcomb 7 months ago

    Thomas Moore was a more complicated character than the movie portrayed. He sent plenty of catholics to the gallows.

  • toney ingram
    toney ingram 7 months ago

    It's a great country if you are a pale face liar

  • toney ingram
    toney ingram 7 months ago

    Trump is just another damn fool

  • Cush
    Cush 7 months ago

    The USA is definitely not the best country in the world. Never was.

  • TheUnhuz
    TheUnhuz 7 months ago

    EUA model for democracy??? LOLSo you not even a democracy.... because that work means power of the people and you elected trump not the one that your people voted for.

  • Rita Marie Kelley
    Rita Marie Kelley 7 months ago

    Chris Mathews, a huge propaganda mouthpiece.

  • Cindy Zer
    Cindy Zer 7 months ago

    Why's everyone so focused on the best country of the world comment? The discussion of man of all season and integrity of leaders is so much more interesting and more important in their conversation.

  • william c.
    william c. 7 months ago

    #Maga Trump2020

  • Katy Sarah
    Katy Sarah 7 months ago

    Don’t hate America but I absolutely do not agree that America is the greatest country in the world...

  • Xhanthan
    Xhanthan 7 months ago

    what a complex mind Mr. Matthews has: "We are the best and the good guys, and even the bad guys know it" - how much hours of reading old philosophers in college did this take?

  • RampantArtist
    RampantArtist 7 months ago

    clarification... *only* the USA and people from terrible places see the US as the "greatest" country. No one else does. Canadians think the US is great as a partner and ally but we prefer our freedom to whatever the fuck the US has. No healthcare, no agreement bw states. It is so close to civil war in so many ways.... gun violence on one hand and the insane idea of "crisis actors" on the other. No freedom or guarantee of rights for marginalized groups. No compassion for less fortunate people. Totally nutso conspiracy groups everywhere and gee the kkk... the US has some great aspects but the greatest country? That is a total joke... only believed by the uneducated, ignorant or desperate. I want to do a year traveling in my van but wont until I find a solution for the winter months that doesn't include being in the US at ALL. I lived there... west and east coasts. Most folks are nice but utterly clueless about the world. It's an ok place... but far from the greatest ever.Please.

  • Adam Bechtol
    Adam Bechtol 7 months ago


  • Joe Tanaka
    Joe Tanaka 8 months ago +1

    Mr Matthews and this host are victims of TDS.

  • kyo_ch
    kyo_ch 8 months ago

    that movie thing is true, my friend her family is all republican and when I slept over, they prepared 3 hours in advance, we arrived an hour early to get good seating and all our food, but when me and my friends get together who i guess would identify as liberal we all just.. go

  • Evan Moskovoy
    Evan Moskovoy 8 months ago

    That is the problem with America. People are so ignorant they actually think America is the best country.

  • Rachid Abbach
    Rachid Abbach 8 months ago

    No other country in the world had elections before 1754??? .... WTF ?!! Get your history in check Mathews England , Holland ,and even Germany had before that elections and how about the romans they had elections or even the Greeks so what are you mumbling about ?!!

  • Leanne
    Leanne 8 months ago

    Sorry, I’m Canadian, you are not the best Country in the world. You don’t have universal health care !

  • CDN Adrian
    CDN Adrian 8 months ago

    Chris Matthews is a terrible guest, poor stephen couldn’t get a word in edge wise.

  • robbiedef
    robbiedef 8 months ago

    the lefties are the real racists. They support bombing the hell out of middle eastern nations without due process. Mere accusations are enough to overthrow governments. I bet they were really happy watching dead Syrian babies washing ashore. Thank you, Obama.

  • R D
    R D 8 months ago

    Somebody please give the crooked mouth man Chris Matthews a little brown teddy bear to hold while he is crying like a little bitch punk. He like many Demon-crats thought that crooked Hillary was going to win so they can suck on her saggy nipples while in the oval office. I think that quivering Chris has something in the closet that he himself is knows will be revealed. What are you hiding Mr. big mouth????

  • Iamno1 Noone
    Iamno1 Noone 8 months ago

    Gotta love Chris Matthew!!

  • F
    F 8 months ago

    Firstly, the president of USA is not he leader of the Free world. Nice country but it has lost it's way, it's people are killing each other at a rate of knots. I would not want to live there at all, no health care, rich getting richer and poor getting poorer. African American people and minorities still getting killed by police members just for looking the wrong way. Yuck. Horrible place. However, Chris Mathews spoke well. I have never heard him speak and thought what he said was poignant.

  • DJ Saint-Hubert
    DJ Saint-Hubert 8 months ago

    can I consider snails noble life on this planet?

  • Joe Friendly
    Joe Friendly 8 months ago

    Good to see comments like by kirinphoebe1 that point out America is a bully in the world, not a force for democracy. The USA is a criminal enterprise, an evil empire, that has wrongfully bombed more than 30 countries since the second World War and killed more than 30 million people. We need to wake up as a people and replace our corrupt votes for sale sham democracy with a government truly of, for, and by the people. We need to begin creating a government in waiting to peacefully replace the mess.

  • Anna93
    Anna93 9 months ago

    America is a country that has some fine qualities. But the best? Good for an American to feel that. But don't assume the rest of the world feels the same way.

  • J D
    J D 9 months ago

    Exhibit A of why politics has no place in late night talk shows. I used to watch you Colbert until your anti trump rhetoric became like that of a broken record. The truth will prevail, soon the light will be shined for all to see. #QAnon is not a joke. Be on the right side of history. DO your OWN research. Stop buying the MSM narrative hook line and sinker..

  • Cary Revels
    Cary Revels 9 months ago

    The Late show sucks now How Johnny Carson must be turning over in his Grave seeing this half wit day in and day out attack Trump You need to be Brain Dead to watch this shit...Sad so butt hurt HollyWood Liberals the more you cry the more popuar Trump gets ...its magical

  • Cary Revels
    Cary Revels 9 months ago

    Just think of it this way. Trump will be gone in 2024 but his court appointed judges will live on and on. Socialism is dead...Obama cried all night..

  • pieniaurinko
    pieniaurinko 9 months ago

    Ugh! I was growing pretty annoyed at this self understanding of a lot of US americans as being the leaders of the free world that anyone would do oh so well to be granted the opportunity to bow down to before this, but Matthews makes my patience run dry.
    Honecker may have wanted to meet the POTUS, but guess what? That was 28 years, a Bush, Clinton, Bush and now aTrump presidency ago.
    The US behaves like a bully on a school yard. Grow up, show some respect or at least common decency towards others (as well as your own people), and maybe you'll be shown the same respect in return. Until then, Mr. Matthews, kindly f*** off.

  • Roberto Aguirre
    Roberto Aguirre 9 months ago

    This is so Dark.... are you sure you are not from de DC Universe?

  • anynameplease2007
    anynameplease2007 9 months ago

    Your so sick.liberal/ left

  • todd shaw
    todd shaw 9 months ago

    Greatest country in the world doesn't enslave people or assassinate their leaders or negotiate with dictators. Fuck Trump

  • FascistAnarchist999
    FascistAnarchist999 9 months ago

    Why is it that Roosevelt was allies with Stalin and the Russians during WW2? It was to help defeat Hitler, and the Nazis. But did Roosevelt like Stalin? He probably couldn't stand him because of the millions of people that died because of him, but if want to get things done, you'll the asses of the worse of the worse.

  • FascistAnarchist999
    FascistAnarchist999 9 months ago

    I'd love to see those rich Hollywood liberals that make 20 million a movie try to make that much living in a communist country. They'll learn that communism in those countries isn't the same as their left-wing socialism.

  • Beth B
    Beth B 9 months ago

    Best country in the world? On what could you possibly base a candy cane dream of that on. Trump has taken the U.S. from a valuable ally, to an adversary. It's such a shame. And yes, Chris, you do need troops. The entire U.S. economy is built on the war machine. When an economic "shot in the arm" is needed, create a war. So see? Your president is perfect for the job. How does that make you feel?

  • Cheeseatingjunlista
    Cheeseatingjunlista 9 months ago

    However great theae guys think the USA was it no longer is and under Trump it is plunging ever faster and will take the rest of the West down with it. We are your allies and in the eyes of the rest of the world pretty much all mebers of the same gang

  • Mister AlwaysRight
    Mister AlwaysRight 9 months ago

    I just hope I outlive this piece of shit libtard. I’ll find his grave , drive a steel pipe through his grave , into his coffin, put a funnel on the pipe and piss down in his dead decaying face. This asshole is what is killing this country!!!!!

    • Albert Ross
      Albert Ross 9 months ago

      I hope you are a very young athiest who just figured out how to use the internet, because there is nothing mature, learned or Christian about your attitude and comment.

  • ZakAshChan
    ZakAshChan 9 months ago

    The President of the USA has never led the "free-world".

  • earthminus10
    earthminus10 9 months ago

    Someone will need to smudge the white house when trumps out

  • Thomas Bulk
    Thomas Bulk 9 months ago

    Everyone wants to go to the white house Chris Matthews?.... maybe not a few of the Eagles. Nationalism anyone?

  • AussieKopite
    AussieKopite 9 months ago

    Lol, greatest country in the world. A country beholden to an old document used to justify deaths in schools by guns. Really great...

    • Albert Ross
      Albert Ross 9 months ago

      Even if you do not belive the USA is the greatest, you have to recognize it is a great nation. Flawed, currently fucked up but still great.

  • VeronicaMist
    VeronicaMist 9 months ago

    No one outside of the United States thinks the United States is the best country in the world. Travel out of North America and watch the news - anywhere.

  • the42the42
    the42the42 9 months ago

    I would have watched the Advertisement before your video, but it was yet another PragerU propaganda piece pushing blind logical fallacies that I have seen a dozen times already. It's difficult to retain enough intelligence by the end of the PragerU bit to fully enjoy your show! It's not that I wouldn't watch a five minute advertisement for you, it's that I need brain function sufficient to remember why I was watching!

  • alexis comey
    alexis comey 9 months ago +1


  • tommyt1971
    tommyt1971 9 months ago

    Jeez, Matthews is taller than I thought & he lost some weight too.

  • YellowStoner
    YellowStoner 9 months ago +1

    Jesus this guy laughs like Seth Rogen
    not a bad thing though

  • Randall Davis
    Randall Davis 9 months ago

    Maybe Melania has the hots for Justin.

  • SeniorRouge
    SeniorRouge 9 months ago +1

    repugnicans behave like lemmings

  • Johnny Skinwalker
    Johnny Skinwalker 9 months ago

    Make peace with North Korea. "Hey Trump wants make friends with Dictators". Jesus Christ!

  • SuperGamer87
    SuperGamer87 9 months ago

    Conservatives. Spent decades condemning Communists.

    Trump spends his Presidency admiring Communist despots.

    Conservatives stay silent as Trump ruins what's left of their namesake.

    • Albert Ross
      Albert Ross 9 months ago

      Well I would argue the term "greatest nation" means something different to different people. But I would like to know, if USA is not the greatest what nation do you think is?

    • SuperGamer87
      SuperGamer87 9 months ago

      Oh, and as a black America of English and native Creek ancestry, I can tell you--America's never been nor is the greatest nation in the world.

      The strongest, sure. The richest, sure. The place I personally would rather be, than anywhere else, sure. But American history isn't so polished, for someone like myself.

      Only Americans of European descent tend to revel in how "great" and "free" America has been and is, because they've always seen the best of such liberties and privileges.

      Now, that doesn't mean America doesn't have its advantages (and we do have advantages), but it also doesn't mean America's always been responsible with those advantages, either.

      America's the most privileged country in the world. We shouldn't confuse that as the "greatest." "Greatest" implies that we've been the ideal model for the world--and "we" (if such a true "we" ever existed about ever-divided America) simply haven't.

  • Jennifer Morris
    Jennifer Morris 9 months ago

    Hate to disillusion you but the US is not even close to being the greatest country in the world.

    • Albert Ross
      Albert Ross 9 months ago

      What nation is? What makes a "greatest nation".

  • Richard Gagliano
    Richard Gagliano 9 months ago

    Pseudo intellectual, take the marbles out of your mouth, though he’s so irrelevant it doesn’t really matter. Go back to Holy Cross and take an economics course you idiot.

  • syandit biswas
    syandit biswas 9 months ago

    Chris matthews can suck a dick .... to be precise .... Hillary's.
    People should be called out for what they are ..... its good to see Trump being scrutinized .... how abount the bastard that is Chris ..... why the fuck does he get to be above scrutiny? Fuck him. He does not have the moral ground to question trump.

    • Albert Ross
      Albert Ross 9 months ago

      This is the United States of America. Every individual has the constitutionally protected right to question Trump or any other leader. You questioned Obama did you not? If one leader is held beyond question, they all are.
      We can disagree about the issues and we can disagree with our leaders. But what is most important is that we both agree that we both have the freedom to disagree with whoever is in power.
      All men are created equal, even presidents.

  • aserino1
    aserino1 9 months ago +1

    Out of all the countries in the world there wouldn't be a single country I'd rather live in than America. That must tell you something.

  • becky selfridge
    becky selfridge 9 months ago +1

    holy shit. a 12 minute interview and all anyone can mention is how chris said we were the best. how about the very real things he laid out for world military movement? that IS scary. NK wont give up their nukes. like chris said, its all they have. maybe im the only one here worried about whether there will be a habitable planet for my kids and grandkids to live on.

  • becky selfridge
    becky selfridge 9 months ago +1

    America is a polarizing place. So full of wonderful things, people, and places. however, i think that there are equal depths to this Country... there are things here as bad as the good things are good. its a huge tossup. there is no way to ultimately lay out a pro/con list for whos best of the best? a country that values its people, that values the planet, that values its neighbors... they can all be slated for the "best" country in the world.

  • FascistAnarchist999
    FascistAnarchist999 9 months ago

    Why don't liberals ever say anything about Castro, and his human rights abuses?

    • Albert Ross
      Albert Ross 9 months ago

      P.S. I am a PBS news hour guy and I hate watching Chris Matthews. Which is why I'm here? Why is he relevant? Colbert must be hurting for guests.

    • FascistAnarchist999
      FascistAnarchist999 9 months ago

      Nice find, but you'll never see MSNBC or CNN bring up Castros abuses, just like you'll never hear that gays played a big role in bringing Hitler to power.

    • Albert Ross
      Albert Ross 9 months ago

      What are you talking about? It has been brought up many times liberal academics and liberal media. But Trump isn't meeting with Fidel Castro and Fidel Castro didn't have nuclear weapons he has no intention of giving up.

  • Sam Wilko
    Sam Wilko 9 months ago

    What a strangely impolite man. And what a bizarrely arrogant country.

  • donna dorey
    donna dorey 9 months ago

    It's unfortunate the United States continued to claim it's being the "greatest country in the world, unfortunately, its a little too much like those profiles on Instagram of individuals who claim to be the "hottest, best looking" people on the net. But individuals who make claims of themselves using selective adjectives too often look as if they are trying too hard. Suggesting one is better than another is entirely subjective, what one thinks over another will always be very different, or subjective. Currently, there are very few around the world who might be willing to suggest the United States could be the "best" in the world, the nation has very little to offer that might motivate anyone think it is a country that has more to offer over anyone else. Canada has universal health care, no one in the country to the North must sell their home to pay for their illness or to stay alive. Canada has had gay rights and same-sex marriage for in excess of a decade, why is the United States still discussing it. Canada also offers its citizens paternal leave for both mothers and fathers to choose between 6 months and 1 year off when they have a child. Very little in the United States currently looks to be better than what Canada continues to offer its citizens. Claiming to be better than anyone else only looks to be trying too hard due to a considerable problemwith being insecure.

  • Mickey D
    Mickey D 9 months ago

    China is the one that benefits the most if we pull out of the region. They and Russia want this, so Putin pushed for it for China, and Trump agreed to it with Kim. China is the only country that has a government/regime that has state-sanctioned forced live organ harvesting of the people they rule over.

  • Doomed Corn
    Doomed Corn 9 months ago

    Trump Only Wants To Be Friends With Dictators. This has three meanings 1. Trump Only Wants To Be Friends With Dicks. 2. Trump Only Wants To Be Friends With tators (tator tots, to go with his bed burgers) Trump Only Wants To Be Friends With Dictators

  • Ian Carter
    Ian Carter 9 months ago

    Only the US CANNOT remove a leader (except for assassinating them), the rest of the "Free" nations do regularly, as here in Australia, we change them very often!

  • Wayne Dombrowski
    Wayne Dombrowski 9 months ago

    Is America the greatest country in the world?I think that's an excellently debatable and illuminating question that all Americans with a conscience should ponder often.For my two cents,for NOW we are the lone superpower,militarily,economically and culturally.But morally?Try this thought experiment:if Trump/Putin succeed in hastening the decline of U.S. hegemony,making Russia and China great again,do you think they will care one whit about using their might to strong-arm other countries on Human Rights and Democracy?

  • Brian Holmes
    Brian Holmes 9 months ago

    When asked why he supported Kim Jong Un, Trump said “The only reason I support him is so that our country doesn’t get destroyed by nuclear war”. It’s a shame that it would be considered an accomplishment if Obama had done it, but NO, it was Trump, so the left has to criticize him. How pathetic.

  • c Lok
    c Lok 9 months ago

    Holy shit let Stephen talk.

  • swel5
    swel5 9 months ago

    Have no wish to be invited to White House ...ever. Thx

  • Sparrow Dean
    Sparrow Dean 9 months ago

    Chris Matthews is delusional, the USA is a partial democracy at best and is certainly NOT the greatest country in the world. Am not convinced that even he believes that.

  • J Goetz
    J Goetz 9 months ago

    Bunch of people complain about America but do nothing to make it better. STFU

  • Jon Collings
    Jon Collings 9 months ago

    Surely there isn't any doubt that the US is a Plutocracy where the political parties are controlled by the billionaires and corporations and where Congress does very little that the people support

  • Kiran Patel
    Kiran Patel 9 months ago

    Trump can’t grab Canada 🇨🇦 or France 🇫🇷 because they are very young hard for trump only stromy Daniel

  • Kiran Patel
    Kiran Patel 9 months ago

    We Americans always kind genuine respect love intelligence helping people God create special status for USA 🇺🇸 nodout god bless America

  • quietshadow
    quietshadow 9 months ago

    Chris Matthews is one of those old school Democrats who has no idea what his party has become.
    Get with it, Chris.

  • quietshadow
    quietshadow 9 months ago

    Amazing how modern Democrats have become moral arbiters and champions of democracy.
    They're delusional frauds.