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Friday, September 12, 2008

Powers Slams ABC and the Media over Palin

The most sensible commentary on the Sarah Palin / Charlie Gibson interview is by Kirstin Powers. Powers is a Democrat and also a FOX contributor and an eminently sensible person who is worth reading and listening to. After reviewing the numerous and egregious errors of judgment, fact, and presentation, not by Palin but by Gibson and ABC, Powers concludes:

There are real questions that Americans need to hear Palin answer. But they're ill-served by the game the media has played so far. Rather than real insights into this woman, we get exchanges that will lead to arguments about whether she's a religious fanatic - arguments based on a comment she never made.

This is completely destructive to the public debate. As Barack Obama says: Enough.

Read the whole thing here.

I agree.