Politics

Matthews explains Coulter segment: ‘She sells books.’

MSNBC is heavily promoting an appearance by Ann Coulter on tomorrow’s Hardball. Coulter hasn’t appeared on Hardball since July 27, 2006 when she called Vice President Al Gore a “total fag.” Tonight, host Chris Matthews made an odd justification for booking the conservative bombthrower: “Say what you will, she sells books.” Watch it:

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