Skip to comments.Critics slam Cheney's interview choice
Posted on 02/16/2006 6:45:48 AM PST by HoodatEdited on 02/16/2006 7:11:36 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
New York -- For days, the White House news corps has pounded the Bush administration, demanding to learn more about Vice President Dick Cheney's accidental shooting of a hunting companion Saturday.
Cheney finally addressed the incident Wednesday, but the forum in which he chose to do so -- in an exclusive interview with Fox News host Brit Hume -- quickly became another source of contention.
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For some reason, the interview did not go to David Gregory. How awfully unfair.
Brit Hume was with ABC for many years. He's the most fair and thoughtful journalist out there. That said, obviously Cheney was tweaking the other networks, and I love it.
Kind of hard to argue with that point.
Remember the days when CNN was the Clinton New Network? It is funny to see the entitlement attitude that CNN has.....
And they run to CNN... or CBS.... or ABC.... or NBC....
You know that was part of the reason they chose Brit.
The one opportunity I had to give that vile old windbag Senator Lautenberg a piece of my mind, he was a fellow guest at a friend's wedding. I had to hold my tongue.
Lol, like Cheney was going to call Larry King up and beg to be on his show.
In a related story, an industry association of coliseum lions complained that Christians haven't been adopting them as pets.
In response, CNN was running ever more Abh Garaib pics this AM
Cheney ain't no dummy, he knew he'd get the proper coverage from Fox, and especially BRIT HUME. ;o)
Thank You, Brit.
This story is astonishingly similar to the Boston Globe's story a few posts down. When it comes to Vast Conspiracies, the Left-Wing media division operates as a seamless single entity.
Cheney doing the interview with CNN would make about as much sense as Tommy Franks scheduling Al Jazzera as part of his book tour.
And he's right.
Damn! Can't we pin SOMETHING on this guy? Everyone hates him anyway. Maybe we should just ask if he was on speed and crack and had prostitutes with him who were illegal aliens from Iraq? /sarc
The "Perky One" was still whining in Torino this AM.
Claimed the story had to "leak out"
IN YOUR FACE CNN!
I heard Glenn Beck mention that none of the other networks have shown any video of the interview just to avoid crediting Fox.
CNN is so sensitive that they won't run the cartoons that may cause muslims to go crazy, but they are happy to show more Abu Garaib. Priceless.
"Now that he feels forced to talk, he wants to restrict the discussion to a friendly news outlet, guaranteeing no hard questions from the press corps," Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., said in a statement.
LMAO. David Gregory & Dana Milbank disqualified the "press corps". Go whine to Soros.
Unlike those hard-hitting interviews with JImmy Carter and Bill CLinton on CNN, eh, you moron?
Today just showed a still of Cheney on Fox, and Katie proceeded to comment and question Mary Matilin using nothing but quotes from LA Times and the couple obligatory Republicans who said "it could have been done different'
In other news, the mainstream media is reluctantly reporting that V.P. Dick Cheney did, in fact, give an exclusive live interview yesterday to MSNBC. Asked why this is only being reported now, a sheepish spokesperson would only say, "Well, we didn't know about it. No one actually saw it. Not even the cameraperson."
The media getting their panties in a bunch over Fox getting the interview is hilarious....and very satisfying. Maybe if they would act professional at press briefings and not ask ridiculous questions maybe people would trust them to conduct a 'fair and balanced' interview.
Isn't it amazing how the liberal media outlets are so quick to point out conservative hues of Fox but never admit their own liberal, conservating hating traits.
OT BTW: Can anybody tell me why the press buried the Shanni Davis Olympics story? He is the selfish speed skater who refused to skate on the US pursuit relay team. He responded that he doen't care about what people think.
He should sent home immediately. The press has totally buried this story.
Plus Fox has reporters who aren't complete, raging @$$holes, and Cheney will tell you so off the record. Oh yeah, big time.
I love this! Now they know how we felt about all those puffball interviews given to Bill Clinton by the MSM.
"On CNN, commentator Jack Cafferty called the interview "a little bit like Bonnie interviewing Clyde."
Coming from a member of the Mafia, that means alot.
And the interview was, in part, Cheney's way of telling the MSM what he told Patrick Leahy a few years back.
Fox ran them also. O'Reilly was complaining about it on his radio show yesterday.
What is so difficult to understand about an individual preferring to talk to people who treat him fairly? I don't know many who would willingly jump into a shark tank.
The VP should pull a Bill Clinton and say, "This is old news, now. There are lots more important things to cover in the news. I need to get back to the business of this Administration". I wonder if he'd get away with it like x42 did, time and time again.
"On CNN, commentator Jack Cafferty called the interview "a little bit like Bonnie interviewing Clyde. ... I mean, running over there to the Fox network -- talk about seeking a safe haven."
Tonight on Larry King Live, George Clooney answers all your in depth questions. Will he get married again? Everything you want to know.
I'm not making that up.
Boy, that's something new....
But Fox is becoming increasingly unwatchable, and their radio news reports are falling right in line with ABC
Jack Cafferty is a buffoon!
ROTFL!! That is a GREAT cartoon!!
You Nailed That!!!LOL
Who cares. To those who respect Cheney for 'who' he is, and to those who respect Vice President Cheney for 'what' he's accomplished - it won't matter what critics say!
Do these people ever stop *itching?! Why would VP Cheney go to one of them when they have treated him like dirt from day one?!!!They really need to grow up and figure out why no one wants to watch them instead of complaining about Fox News kicking their butts.
What did they want to ask that wasn't asked?
Speaking of tweaking the media, on Rush yesterday he said if they catch bin laden, the white house ought to release it to the Grass Valley California Gazette. LoL!
Jack Cafferty is a "I hate Republicans" POS. So is Greenfield, who was crying this morning on Imus, that garbage bin of a show.
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