WATCH: Chris Matthews Compares Russian Internet Trolls to 9/11 Hijackers

posted by Hannity Staff - 10.24.17

MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews continued to cling to the never-ending Russian collusion conspiracy theory on Thursday, directly comparing Russian-backed Facebook advertisers to the perpetrators of the devastating September 11th terror attack.

Matthews was speaking on ‘Hardball’ this week when he made the shocking comparison, saying that the 9/11 hijackers took flying lessons to attack the World Trade Center, but Russian hackers only needed to “exploit” twitter and Facebook.

“You know, when they came here to bomb us, hit the World Trade Center back in 2001, do you notice how they came here for flying lessons? And Americans gave them flying lessons down in Florida and the guy said, ‘I thought they were from Germany.’ Come on, a little sophistication about who is coming to get the bombing lessons for controlling an airplane to fly it into the World Trade Centers,” Matthews said, adding that Russian authorities simply used social media.

“Now these guys just casually take twitter. They exploit the hell out of it. It’s free. They exploit Facebook. They pay a few bucks and these numb nuts that give them this authority — they treat these platforms like they are open to anybody. Come on, the banks open,” he added.

Watch Matthews’ bizarre comments above.