Watson's Humble Pie

Kirk Watson, the Texas state senator who bombed on MSNBC, owns up: So . . . That really happened. On Tuesday night, after an important and historic victory ...
by | February 21, 2008
 

Watson Kirk Watson, the Texas state senator who bombed on MSNBC, owns up:

So . . . That really happened.

On Tuesday night, after an important and historic victory in the Wisconsin Presidential Primary by Senator Barack Obama, I appeared on the MSNBC post-election program. "Hardball" host Chris Matthews (who is, it turns out, as ferocious as they say), began grilling me on Senator Obama's legislative record.

And my mind went blank.

After ticking off a list of Obama accomplishments he would have cited "had I not lost my mind," Watson writes,

But most of all, he has the record to prove that all of this is possible. It's something no one should forget.

. . . Even though I did.

. . . On national television.

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