The question most pundits are asking lately is whether Texas Gov. Rick Perry will attempt to grasp the GOP’s nomination for president. On “Hardball” Monday night, however, Chris Matthews had a different question about Perry: Why does he do such stupid stuff with his hands? Matthews just can’t get over his “holier than thou steeple hands.”

Watch Matthews pile on criticism for “Preacher Perry” in the clip below, originally aired June 20, 2011 and embedded courtesy of MSNBC.

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