Media Research’s Notable Quotables for 2008

The year would not be complete without reading Media Research’s “best of” quotes from the mainstream media. This year is no exception. Their quote of the year?

[MSDNC] Co-anchor Chris Matthews: “I have to tell you, you know, it’s part of reporting this case, this election, the feeling most people get when they hear Barack Obama’s speech. My — I felt this thrill going up my leg. I mean, I don’t have that too often.
“Co-anchor Keith Olbermann: “Steady.”
Matthews: “No, seriously. It’s a dramatic event. He speaks about America in a way that has nothing to do with politics. It has to do with the feeling we have about our country. And that is an objective assessment.”
— Exchange during MSNBC’s coverage of the Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. primaries, February 12.

Read the rest of their awards for quotes of the year, including the “Obamagasm Award,” here.

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