Chris Matthews on Ed Rendell: “My Favorite”

Also calls Comcast's Stephen Burke "uber-boss."

AP-rendell-400At a  party in New York for his new book, Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked, MSNBC Hardballer, Philly native (and Philadelphia magazine ThinkFest keynoter) Chris Matthews singled out the in-attendance Ed Rendell, calling him:

“My favorite mayor in the history of my favorite city, Philadelphia.”

While it’s not like Philadelphia has had all that many mayors during Matthews lifetime, we’re sure Ed and Philly are still quite pleased with the nods.

Matthews also singled out Comcast’s EVP Stephen Burke during what appears to have been a celeb and journo-packed evening that included Stephen Colbert, Dan Rather and Ronan Farrow. [HuffPo]