Chris Matthews believes that Americans who against illegal immigration and support border protection are right wingers and idiots. At least that is what he said on his MSNBC show “Hardball” last night.

CHRIS MATTHEWS: “People that believe in border protection, who believe you can stop somebody from coming into this country by higher towers, or more drones, or more people working there, I think are right-wingers or idiots.”
“If you want to work and you’re looking for a job, you’re going to come to America, Congresswoman. You’re going to come in here and you’re going to find a way in, whether you have to take a boat, an airplane, or swim. Whatever you have to do, you’re going to get here.

And my question is, are we going to have a work permit situation that’s truly enforced so they’ll be no incentive to do that? Because you can’t work in the United States unless you’re here legally. If we ever have a system like that, we won’t be having this debate in 20 or 30 years from now all over again.” (Hardball, January 28, 2013)

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