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MSNBC host Chris Matthews, left, is not feeling the "thrill up his leg" from Hillary Clinton like he did from candidate Barack Obama.

This is what's up, doc

You knew it had to happen.

A compilation of Warner Brothers Looney Tunes cartoons, "Best of Looney Tunes," now comes with a warning.

"Some of the cartoons you are about to see are a product of their time," the "trigger warning" reads. "They may depict some of the ethnic and racial prejudices that were commonplace in American society. These depictions were wrong then and they are wrong today. While the following does not represent the Warner Bros.' view of today's society, some of these cartoons are being presented as they were originally created, because to do otherwise would be the same as claiming these prejudices never existed."

Yes, the cartoons featuring Bugs Bunny, Roadrunner and other characters you laughed at as a kid because of Bugs' cleverness in outwitting Daffy Duck or Elmer Fudd, or the Roadrunner's schemes to get the better of Wile E. Coyote can't be enjoyed on their own merit.

So all of you prejudiced today against coyotes or ducks or short, speech-challenged hunters, you're on notice.

One Twitter user had a particularly good take on the action to protect our delicate psyches.

"Most generations laugh at what previous generations censored," David Burge wrote. "Millennials censor what previous generations laughed at."

The 'thrill' is gone

MSNBC television host Chris Matthews famously said in 2008 that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama gave him a "thrill up the leg."

Nobody had ever spoken like Obama, he said last week, doubling down on the eight-year-old comment for which he has been roundly ridiculed.

"I think Obama was so exciting," Matthews said. "I admitted I was overwhelmed by his speeches because I'd go to all these rooms with 200 people in it, and I had never heard anybody speak like Obama."

Sadly, he said, his "presidency obviously couldn't live up to that level. It couldn't. It was so stellar, the excitement in those crowds. First African-American, young guy, incredibly educated and who could give a speech like nobody's been able to do since — well, certainly on the Democratic side since Kennedy."

And Hillary Clinton?

"Hillary can't match that," he said.

The nose groweth

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and her party counterparts are up to 20 "Pinocchios" from The Washington Post for all the untruths told about her email server when she was secretary of state.

The "Pinocchios," of course, are named for the wooden storybook character whose nose grew each time he told a lie.

Clinton earned the 20 from eight fact-checks the newspaper did on her defense of the illegal unsecured computer server she used to send and receive classified data.

She and the party earned three "Pinocchios" four times, the first when Democrats tried to deflect from the fact she did not provide records from the server until she was asked for them well after she left office. The next came when she argued her case on narrow, technical grounds but not as most everyone else understood them.

The third came in relation to Clinton sticking with her timeline regarding the State Department and the 2012 Benghazi attacks in obscuring the fact she used the private email for government business. The last came when, in congressional hearings, she claimed 90 to 95 percent of her emails were in the State Department system when she was unable to substantiate that fact.

Really, we didn't rig it

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Democratic National Committee chairwoman who took deserved heat for scheduling early presidential debates on Saturday nights when nobody was watching, is now defending the party's super-delegates, who do not have to be chosen in any caucuses or primaries.

Since many of the super-delegates were announced as supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton well before the primaries began and when it was assumed she would have little to no opposition in the run-up to her coronation, her delegate lead looks a little lopsided in light of her several losses to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

Super-delegates are "free to decide [who to vote for] anytime up until July," Wasserman Schultz defensively told Rachel Maddow of MSNBC, and can change their mind at any time — one reason they can't be reported as being conclusively attached to any particular candidate. "So combining them [the voted-on or 'earned' delegates and the super-delegates] at each phase of this contest is not an accurate picture of how this works," she said.

Desperate in the hope that viewers would believe her words and not the truth that the system had been rigged for Clinton, she repeated the spin that people should take away.

"It's really important to report these [super-delegates] in a completely different way," the Florida congresswoman said.

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