More from this rant.
. . . “I used the reference about strapping dynamite to yourself – he is offering a real threat to our polity, to our American political system,” Matthews said. “He is threatening basically to stop the United States government in its tracks until he gets what he wants, the destruction of the President’s landmark bill. He then wants to be able to stop the United States government from paying its bills — he wants it to default — so he can get what he wants. I mean, that is pretty close to … destructive — I don’t want to use the word ‘terrorism’, because it doesn’t mean killing people as such, but look what he’s doing!”