. . . and in the final analysis I don’t see where there’s much difference whether the talking head is malicious, or whether it is simply a fool.Split the difference: He's a malicious fool.
UPDATE II: I hadn't noticed this until Stop the ACLU pointed it out:
Matthews repeated his suggestion that Palin could not write the book later in the show. "The question is who actually will write the Palin book," he said. "The only politician I know who can write is Barack Obama."Perhaps it is time that Authors Against Obama issues its first official press release . . .