Miss America, hardball-style.

“As one of the key judges at the Miss America pageant in Las Vegas this weekend, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews pulled out his ‘Hardball’ best when it came time to question each of the contestants. ‘Why did Mississippi seem to do a better job than’ Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Katrina?” he asked Miss Mississippi. … ‘He asked me where Osama bin Laden is now,’ [Miss D.C. Kate Michael] said.”