Sarah Palin Says She Can Beat Obama in 2012
Inside explosive Newsweek article
- Duration 3:38
- Date Jul 14, 2011
Inside explosive Newsweek article
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I did say that Arctic -- that.
I believed that I could win and then I went on to say but it doesn't have to be -- It can only be need to turn this country around.
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin addressing her presidential prospects.
Last night on Fox News Channel -- who has.
Yet to decide on a presidential run is also.
Speaking out about running in 2012 in this week's Newsweek magazine.
Newsweek reporter Peter Boyer sat down with -- for an extensive interview and he joins us now to talk more about that -- Are you surprised by these comments from her Peter at the back and forth and she says nobody in this summer shall make it.
It's you know I'm not really surprised I mean it is actually true that she has jury duty so she's sort of in this state of limbo she couldn't.
She couldn't I think actively doing anything until.
The end of July 1 of August anyway.
I have to say.
Even after hearing on -- -- interview last night I mean it really does remain a guessing game -- That you're taking heat for this article a she's on the cover and it was a beautiful shot there are there some some other very beautiful pictures inside.
But -- really taking more heat for the words in which she wrote to.
Where you were you surprised me beaten because a lot of people are saying look so there's a pot of article about Sarah Palin.
Proving the point that people are upset about that that that's exactly why the people think about the mainstream -- That's a good question that I don't think it was necessarily a positive article was sort of moved straight article and I think you know relatively speaking maybe that comes across as being positive that.
The heat I'm taking is pretty much from one quarter which is Lawrence O'Donnell over MSNBC.
Have his quote here so put this up on the screen have you comment on that this Newsweek inadvertently confesses to deal with obviously made to Palin for the cover.
The late in referring to some sort of deal.
The flattering photography in the puff piece I'm specifically avoiding mentioning of the author of the Newsweek piece.
Because he has done good work -- the -- and he surely again will do good work.
And should not be known for this love letter to Sarah -- Peter did you write a love letter to Sarah -- You know I'm I'm glad to get career passing grades from.
That great journalist Lawrence O'Donnell but.
I guess I would say.
This about that it's outrageous that he would suggest that we made a deal with Sarah Palin -- Work with -- -- -- -- you know or at least as well assign them -- and that is that him to say she's not inclined to make deals to go on the cover.
Of Newsweek of all places we don't make deals I don't make deals.
I wrote a story that treated her you know.
Like what she is in fact a nationally significant politician I mean.
I got this assignment back when she was undertaking that bus tour and people on our business we're you know chasing after her up up and down the East Coast.
I thought wouldn't it be interest -- -- sort of fresh actually to sit down and just speak with her I got lucky did that she made some news.
And in the idea that that would be controversial to do that that's sort of -- what journalists do and I think it really was only controversial on that particular corner of MSNBC.
The the suggestion of a deal is to me outrageous and offensive.
But I think outrage and offense perhaps is.
Their purpose of -- Very interesting -- just that straightforward questions precisely what reporters are supposed to do.
A Peter Blair great to see you thanks so much for sharing your time this me.