Skip to comments.Steve Kroft: SWOON JOURNALIST (Softballs gently pitched at innocuous 60 Minutes Interview)
Posted on 01/27/2013 4:47:02 PM PST by PJ-Comix
Has anybody else watched that softball interview of Barack and Hillary on 60 Minutes. Steve Kroft has proven himself fully deserving of the title of Swoon Journalist. He just completely WASTED the entire interview basically SWOONING in the glow of his interviewees. Benghazi questions? Just one as to whether Hillary accepts blame as well as responsibility which she easily deflected. I guess Steve Kroft didn't want to be ostracized by his fellow Swoon Journalists by asking anything resembling a tough question.
BTW, try to imagine Steve Kroft being such a power puff if he had a joint interview with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
Oh, um, Hillary, I am sort of expected to ask you at least one "tough" question about Benghazi so here goes but please don't get mad at me for asking what I really don't want to ask but do you accept blame as well as responsibility for Benghazi? ...Oh, what a wonderful way you deflected that and, again, please forgive me for that ONE question that I was required to do.
Now can you both do me a favor and pat my head so I can roll over and slobber all over myself while in the midst of full SWOOOOOOOON.
You didn’t expect REAL questions from the LSM, did you.
The first 20 minutes were questions about Obama and Clinton’s relationship, like they Brad and Angelina. This was taped on Friday as damage control for Wednesday’s testimony. A pathetic waste of time, substance-free and embarrassing.
“Okay, your impressions of this pathetic interview?”
Sorry, but watching that crap is more than my stomach could take. My foot would be through the frigging TV.
I haven’t watched 60 Minutes in over a decade because of this type of “journalism.” They basically forgo all rules of proper journalism to bask in the glory of their anointed betters. Typical lib “journalist” display of a..-kissing on a vomit-worthy scale.
"Why did you choose not to rescue the SEALs in distress in Benghazi throughout their 7 hour firefight?" "Nixon resigned because his men broke into a hotel room, stole a document, then he found out about it and attempted to cover it up.. With four Americans murdered in Benghazi, don't you believe your cover-up about it being "a protest over a video" in order to save your re-election was far worse a crime than Watergate?"
"Was failing to attempt to rescue the four Americans in Benghazi 'dereliction of duty' by you, the Commander-In-Chief?" Eric Holder was found in contempt of Congress over his obstruction of justice in 'Fast & Furious' which was a gun running operation to Mexican drug cartels and he STILL has his job.. Four Americans died from a terrorist attack in Benghazi due to Hillary's draw down of their security capability yet she STILL has her job.. Is there any accountability in your administration and if so, how?
"Did you or anyone in your administration order Susan Rice to say what she said on the Sunday news shows?"
"The SEALs were there for you during the OBL raid.. Why weren't you there for them during the terrorist attack in Benghazi?"
"Was your re-election more important to you than the four Americans in distress in Benghazi?"
"Why was Chris Stevens in Benghazi, with virtually no security on the most dangerous day of the year?"
"Who are the 37 evacuated survivors of Benghazi and why has no one been able to interview them? Were they prisoners and if not, who are they and where are they now?"
And these ?'s are just the ones off the top of my head! Sheesh!!
It was basically an Access Hollywood fawning celebrity interview with Swoon Journalist Steve Kroft in the role of Mario Lopez.
Or perhaps you might pull an Elvis on your TV.
O’Reilly is going to be pissed.
Gentle softballs lovingly served up by Swoon Journalist Steve Kroft as he eagerly basks in the reflected glow of Barack and Hillary. Watch the Swoon Journalist's dimples grow to Mario Lopez proportions while questioning his favorite celebs on Access Washington.
Excellent questions. Not one single congressman had the guts to ask any of it. Truly pitiful.
I lasted 4 minutes.
Given what a softball interview 0'Really did with The Won I knew he didn't know the difference between real journalism and swabbing rump with his head.
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