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But speaking on Larry King's TV show last night, Powell took issue with the comparison. "If Harry had wanted to attack my politics, that's fine," he said. "But to use a slave reference, I think is unfortunate, and is a throwback to another time and place that I wish Harry had thought twice about using."
Apr 24, 2008 / http://tinyurl.com/3r4ph4
If television is the nation’s mirror, then no two TV characters reflect the intensifying “two Americas” gap better than Chris Matthews and Jimmy McNulty.
A recent New York Times profile of Matthews describes a name-dropping dilettante floating between television studios and cocktail parties. The article documents the MSNBC host’s $5-million salary, three Mercedes and house in lavish Chevy Chase, Md. Yet Matthews said,“Am I part of the winner’s circle in American life? I don’t think so.”