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Love has no pride
Powerline, by Scott Johnson

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 1/29/2013 10:39:29 AM

The thought that love has no pride is an old one. Indeed, it has become something of a cliché. Yet it is achieved the status of cliché by virtue of the truth in it. CBS’s venerable 60 Minutes show brought us an example of the cliché in action over the weekend. 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft is smitten with Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. He put his professional skills aside to do public relations for Obama and Clinton in their joint interview with him for the show. A serious journalist might have tried to learn something on the issues

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60 Minutes beclowned itself on Sunday. Love the video at the end.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Reality, 1/29/2013 10:57:35 AM     (No. 9146271)

Einie Meanie miny moe catch the liar by the toe.
What a despicable showing by a supposed news source on our public airways.
Was this a campaign event supporting reinstitution of the fairness doctrine?

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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 2/11/2014 2:33:25 PM     Post Reply
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