And Fox News.
By Friday, the Nevada Democratic Party caved in to the lunatic fringe and beganseeking a more “appropriate” television partner.
Comedy Central, perhaps?
Did lefty Representative Maxine Waters not get the memo — after all, she was on Fox News Sunday this morning — just askin’.
And David Frum asks:
But their explanation seems deliberately stupid: that Roger Ailes’ joke about Barack Obama at a March 8 dinner crossed the line:
[I]t is true that Barack Obama is on the move. I don’t know if it’s true that President Bush called Musharraf and said: ‘Why can’t we catch this guy?’
How dense do you have to be not to notice that this is a joke against President Bush??
As dense as a left-wing blogger I suppose ….
SO ABOUT THIS WHOLE STUPID NEVADA DEBATE CONTROVERSY: It was a power play. It was one of Markos’ well-chosen battles that allowed him to demonstrate his power. Yes, the entire Democratic presidential field looks pathetic for bowing to the irrational wish of a blogger. But it doesn’t make the blogger look ridiculous. It makes him look like a king-maker.
The public knows if a journalist’s question is unfair. They also know if a candidate is impeding freedom of speech and free press. If you are afraid of journalists, how will you face the real dangers in the world?