Megyn Kelly Thinks It's OK To Call Michele Bachmann Dumb, Just Not Because She's A Woman

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If there is going to be a Chris MatthewsMegyn Kelly showdown my money is on Kelly.

Today Kelly took Matthews to task for calling Michele Bachmann a ‘balloon head’ last week.  And just to make sure you don’t think she is simply standing up for Bachmann’s politics she made it clear that it’s OK to question a person’s intelligence as long as you don’t link it to their sex.  And she’s right.

Also, to prove this criticism was coming not just from Bachmann supporters (it wasn’t, Matthews has a not admirable record where this stuff is concerned) she had on Jehmu Greene, President of the Women’s Media centre to speak about it. 

Greene:  “Let’s call it like it is…Chris Matthews is a bully and his favourite target is women.”

Here is the short version: You can call Bachmann dumb, or historically challenged, but not because she’s a woman. 

Video below.  Next question: Does Chris Matthews know who Megyn Kelly is?  And if so, how far into his mouth will he stick his foot.

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