The tingle appears to be back for Chris Matthews, for shortly after Barack Obama finished his State of the Union address Wednesday, the “Hardball” host said he forgot the President was black.

Speaking with fellow MSNBCers Rachel Maddow and Keith Olbermann, Matthews gushed, “You know, I was trying to think about who he was tonight, and it’s interesting: He is post-racial by all appearances.”

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He then amazingly added, “You know, I forgot he was black tonight for an hour”

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