During Monday afternoon’s edition of Hardball, with information about the perpetrators of the Boston marathon bombings scant at best, Chris Matthews speculated on multiple occasions about the possibly “far right” forces behind the attacks.

While speaking with counterterrorism expert Michael Leiter, Matthews posited that “normally domestic terrorists, people, tend to be on the far right” before dialing back his speculation to say: “That’s not a good category, just extremists, let’s call them that.”

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