Did You Know...

   

‘Smug Shot’ from the GOP Debate

Share
By Doug Powers  •  November 14, 2011 02:01 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

Probably the most talked about exchange from Saturday night’s GOP debate was the Newt Gingrich/Scott Pelley back and forth regarding the sanctioned killing of American born terrorists overseas (the least talked about portion of the debate was the second hour, because not many people could watch it).

Here’s video of the exchange in case you missed it (h/t Newsbusters):

Since Pelley was so eager to participate, Gingrich could have also posed one question on Pelley’s assumption the terrorist killings were against the rule of law: “Are you asking me if President Obama should be charged with a crime?”

CBS missed the real story here: Some GOP candidates for president agree with Barack Obama on something. The MSM finally gets the “bipartisanship” they often report is so hard to find, and all that the anchor of the CBS Evening News can do is lean forward and offer a healthy dose of smug:

null

In Pelley’s defense, he might have had that look on his face because of all the potential questions for Michele Bachmann he had to keep bottled up.

(Picture and coinage of the term “smug shot” via The Right Scoop)

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus

Dem Debate open thread: Will Hillary take Andrea Mitchell’s advice on how to win New Hampshire?

February 4, 2016 05:32 PM by Doug Powers

hillary

Re-introductions are in order… again

Anti-Wall St. crusader Hillary Clinton explains accepting $675k from Goldman Sachs: ‘That’s what they offered’

February 3, 2016 09:43 PM by Doug Powers

hillary3

Progressive capitalism explained

Trump-less Fox News GOP debate open thread

January 28, 2016 03:28 PM by Doug Powers

megynkelly

Yuge avoidance behavior

A tale of two tapes: Teen Cruz vs. Terror-Coddler Obama

January 27, 2016 07:33 AM by Michelle Malkin

Ex-MSNBC lefty Ed Schultz completes progressive pundit circle-of-life

January 14, 2016 10:41 PM by Doug Powers

schultz

New show “Russian to Judgment, with Ed Schultz” to debut soon


Categories: Feature Story, Media

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook