The wisdom of Chris Matthews

I think (Lott) had one chance, and that was immediately after he made this statement, he could have come out and said, “you know, of course I’m for civil rights, that had to come and it’s a good thing it came, I just thought there were other ways we might have been able to avoid all the street fighting of the sixties, and the police dogs, and the big, uh, turning the hoses on people, and the women doing awful things to each other, terrible things went on in those sit in demonstrations.”

— Chris on MSNBC a few minutes ago. I don’t know what that last bit means either.