During his interview with MSNBC's Chris Mathews, President Obama told the MSNBC host that he believes the media prefers to focus on negative stories because "that's what gets attention."
Obama specifically cited the critical reaction of "some so-called progressives" to accusations that the White House or Democrats had directed Internal Revenue Service to target certain conservative groups.
But let's talk about that pause the president took. Just take a look at how that pause went down and try to guess who on earth Obama could possibly be talking about:
Could Obama have been talking about this Chris Matthews appearance on Morning Joe back in May?
Yeah, Obama was probably talking about Chris Matthews.