Bias Bash: Fuss over Cory Booker
Rich Lowry on the media’s take over the New Jersey mayor’s comments
- Duration 9:17
- Date May 23, 2012
Rich Lowry on the media’s take over the New Jersey mayor’s comments
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All right let's -- With Rich -- he is our Fox News contributor this morning who's also an editor for the national review.
He's going to contribute his -- in bias bash form of media that he's noticing are making.
More or less of a fuss over Cory Booker then rich thinks they should good morning.
I'm doing well thanks your thoughts on an -- -- -- by the way.
It is pretty well spoken an outspoken I should say and a Democrat party spoke until I mean he.
Expresses what he feels.
Yeah he is an incredibly media -- figure he knows that he is.
Social media and new media.
And our reporters love them I mean -- great story broke a reformist democratic Medicare and it.
City that's been -- -- corruption for years and years.
But he really -- -- that this time it.
And yet he you know he used to be extremely -- words.
Express an unmistakable sentiment that is disgusted.
With these attacks on -- capital and didn't think there -- elevating our politics the way it it should be.
And it's just been embarrassing terrible until I watch him have to get back at all over the last two.
48 hours or more.
So it just election and how you can media.
Let's be -- -- an incredibly well well spoken guy and really step on it when you go off message and your surrogate her campaign.
-- well you don't have thought it that way I didn't think of him as a surrogate for the president is usually a -- wouldn't say something like that but you're right that is exactly what he has.
So when you say the fuss over Cory Booker what what do you like or what -- you don't like that you're saying.
Well I think it's it's -- coverage has been pretty.
Straighten out objectionable.
I think it is just an example again of a guy -- Usually is very good at this and -- -- his reputation and career has been built on being very good at this.
They're getting out and making what is called Washington can easily gap after that the pundit Michael can we want that.
I -- in Washington when you tell the truth and I think he's been -- That's funny that he's been are they are kind.
At best and Cory Booker is just -- expressing that.
I'm sure he almost immediately after it got a call from -- People very upset with them and probably told them you know idea.
Brilliant future the terrible.
Thing to waste well -- sit -- And and it really.
-- -- -- -- Well the way he he had drew back and it is pretty extraordinary because initially.
And you know anything immediately have records -- as he used joking about his appearance.
You can use or crap and set out in better apologize to my mom and now I don't embarrassment family that -- on national TV.
And that -- getting hit by people critics tweeting Adam.
Just pushing back and said you know look this is what I believe in doesn't mean I don't sports president that I just think this line of attack if not worthy of an RX better.
And then all of sudden he came -- what is now known as the hostage.
The idea that if you give.
Video -- basically completely took it back in and since then -- Andy's been on Twitter on FaceBook.
I'm -- MSNBC.
He's been everywhere yet media blitz I wanna get back -- what are our viewers picked up on something that you said and have the same reaction.
That I had.
Third one media Janet okay I want all the note this is why I've talked to Rich Lowry.
-- comes up with these words that become part of our vernacular in a split second he's what we call Starbucks school.
-- -- I'll go to bless you know it's true.
But yeah there's a biting edge to -- media gimmick isn't there sometimes you say too much.
And if you so much volume you are gonna make a -- -- right that's human nature.
It is that is being -- it very human thing -- -- -- of art form he certainly believed and again Saturday extremely memorable way.
Which is -- -- -- You -- if you -- but definitely.
Inside unmistakable terror naked fat you can't wiggle out of it and he's been trying to -- -- my words are distorted that's really hard to.
Distort the meaning of not eating crap did everyone get that.
Pop pop pop up yeah I wonder I mean if it's.
You know I will tell you now and I I follow a bunch of people on Twitter.
Our leaders I would like to see what they're saying and I rotate I don't follow the same people every month because -- gets boring.
But I followed him for a little while in just -- an artist with a 140 characters this guy Cory Booker.
It makes if there is not getting ready for him really thinks like that he's quick.
Yeah that's right and you know -- -- obviously was destroyed.
I have but it was also very good at his -- and we are very clever added that -- certain kind of cleverness that -- itself.
240 characters and Cory Booker I was just I haven't ever paid attention to his Twitter feed -- now and -- a million dollars yeah that's just that's just it.
If you are never on TV if -- -- -- of a city that's extremely hopeful platform just right there.
Yeah air brilliance -- -- we learned a lot this morning -- Kinsley -- gap in Washington is when you tell the truth.
I like now what you're telling our attention just fun like that.
Let you -- I wanna get a quick thought on something from units it's.
I don't know footballs into the bias bash as much as it is kind of what you watch as a journalist.
But the coverage of the -- US Secret Service we kind of had a -- there and now the story is expected to really heat up.
As journalists and the focus for us on the story right now what's the news driver in the story can -- really salacious there for awhile.
I'm not aware of and that there's something gambling from -- -- ought to write down that it does this dignitaries coming back this.
Well it's coming back because apparently some of these agents now we want to fight and and I don't know what the final unity government job back I'm not really clear on what it will be.
We opened with us this morning it's like a flower I mean it hasn't happened yet we are waiting for but it's interesting because it went away for a while and I was curious to know how it went away.
Well I'm surprised that it it went away just because.
There wasn't -- AM designers.
Did it talking to.
The people kind of followed it closely there just wasn't going to be and other issues that they -- that optimist for the win and I'll see how can you tell him and the crazy thing is.
Another layer of -- a couple of these guys did you know in a hotel when you get a hooker.
She leader idea the front desk you know I think have a hookers I'd be key to accept it with -- yet.
But they've been good thing from a security purpose that that's gonna happen and that -- then though.
Immediately you learn anything go talk to them and -- Republican that Canadians on this closely he didn't says he he.
Think -- services handle it very well.
They went after it really aggressively very quickly talk double and an -- you know -- just basic story it was that they they were what they -- Like that where -- prostitutes you know they weren't.
Secret agent sent but it -- did anything.
That -- and I guess now it's alienated Hispanic and Iran quickness or something of that nature.
Yah well we'll see we'll see what the other big.
There is if there is any little hook to bring it up again we'll hear a lot about it just because it is -- salacious story.
And the media loves -- All right so now when you -- parking.
I want to show a little bit -- that's what we're talking about before.
Cory Booker and and in his words about the president and and what you call the hostage video which I haven't seen yet which is is -- -- of the things that he said about the president's.
Tearing up -- capital and and his thoughts on it.
And what -- the words he used again.
Society who -- -- semi depressed yes -- -- blood and he didn't say it not getting crap but he he said Nigerian bank subsequently.
Found that you know like the president Yemeni capital of that's because why well it.
Like a lot of Democrats a little more.
Pro business just -- the advantages.
And it doesn't think it's an evil force in our economy and -- and I believe they it is kind of -- personal attack on.
On Romney basically they do -- swift reaction from the about a campaign elect take to -- -- swift reaction to get.
-- to back down to shows how important this line of attack as an -- -- new poll out today from NBC.
Saying that most people consider.
Romney's business experience.
An -- that although most people who know anything about -- have a negative impression of it.
That's the contest where the White House wants to take that bit of experience which at the moment -- positive and.
Turn it yet turning out sent out more variables it and forecasting for us what's coming down the -- we appreciate that by the way.
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