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TV's Andy Levy puts the 'ombudsman' in 'Red Eye' ombudsman
- Duration 10:06
- Date May 30, 2012
TV's Andy Levy puts the 'ombudsman' in 'Red Eye' ombudsman
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Welcome back let's not out of we've gotten anything wrong so far that we're gonna TV's Danny -- -- might.
I'm doing good and I don't know -- college talk about a -- -- -- -- and it's a -- question might do you I'm mr.
if you cross referenced the diligence kill list with the president's or is that they completely separate.
We actually like to keep them separate -- cut -- Arsenault says the -- a bit more focused got you got you okay cool.
-- -- -- that part of the story that said President Obama is the final moral calculation.
In the kill -- -- debate and you were kind of half laughing your way through that now white that's -- I you know it's like saying you know President Obama he decides who lives and dies.
If it has but -- -- -- now as a lot that goes into this and and believe me he's not Holmes I don't think that'll by the idea that.
He's the guy that's -- -- stamp on -- really now.
Not because I think he's you know an -- -- a lot of advice and he's rubber stamp and what people -- present.
That's -- -- his mind for that's not what I learned from the New York Times Mike.
Did they say something different they did.
Should pay attention and it can record that we talk about that already eight that's what kind of sort of -- of -- okay I've yet to start.
Lorie might ask you if five counterterrorism was the one thing that president Obama's -- right -- you said let's not go that far.
-- -- I don't hedging I suppose I was.
Kind of put on the spot racking my brain for things that he has gotten right and -- -- because everything that you say where that you believe is an accomplishment by the president it's so easy to come back and argue that point.
I mean pick anything in the economy anything foreign policy but I think you know he killed Osama in my and that's -- easy -- you can now.
Who have criticized that -- Andy.
You've got an -- about.
But I also Lurie said you were surprised by the level of information in New York Times article -- where they got it you know it's election season aren't anything New York Times yes yes -- I -- eight I don't have pretty good idea of where they got all the glowing testimonials and the timing somebody's head at Memorial Day and the Romney has been awfully quiet -- especially with all of these dirty ads that I mean.
Not dirty like pornographic dirty language low blow hitting and I -- -- I don't know why not -- -- don't think -- a miracles it's not a billion figure of expertise in all things foreign related.
Try to you know cut I think a lot of -- -- now really hot -- up up up.
-- I'm over my backpack you'll understand that in the new timeline established by the by the reboot.
-- You know there isn't there are no more -- means they're all gone but that's what I just said he's on -- My god.
We get that right -- another hour does not give myself out.
I found -- Arnold loves -- -- -- Mike you mentioned that the New York Times previously demonize the bush administration's war on terror it's a slightly different take now isn't it.
Yeah it's just couldn't someone had a I think it was weird I don't -- and I don't I don't fall but I give Obama credit.
-- were being aggressive in in the war on terror I think that's a good things I'd just you know I take exception to the New York Times sort of unprincipled ball is you know stand about it you know lie and -- You know Obama's actions when they spent seven years demonizing bush Cheney now -- -- you hooked -- Bob Hope.
Also -- you -- -- Republicans yet the question how Republicans should attack Obama on terrorism or if they can and that fact brings up an extra fifteen point.
That according this time deport these terror Tuesday -- -- great name by the way -- -- didn't really -- I think I have -- to grow up okay.
Why is David Axelrod is in the room and blue gray green Greenwald what -- -- great piece -- -- line.
He says quote in other words the person in charge of Obama's political fortunes attends the meetings where the leader -- who lives and dies.
Just think about how war that is or what progressives would be saying if -- -- -- did that with George Bush.
Yeah I'm absolutely everything he does as a political calculations that sometimes in the very front desk.
Do that without an absolute doubt I don't know and and and again I mean I think that's why he probably finds this war on terror.
An easy thing -- I don't think he's got a principled stand up and I learned -- from a political calculation it's a good thing.
I -- to say that sounds so negative.
-- -- The move on to homeland -- for a list I've got -- -- Mike do you cross referenced the diligence were -- with the Homeland Security or negatively about him we we we gave them completely separate -- -- -- -- -- against the there are Lori said Big Brother is always watching and -- that.
You already know she's next -- popular.
-- ask them -- you know what I'll I'll go to Albany you know at first I think you but I don't -- about my heart and time I'm coming back you have to that would.
I -- that and that he said if you're being a bad guy you're gonna get caught.
But the Electronic Privacy Information Center or epic.
Which the organization that got these documents released through -- -- request report out that this DHD -- manual says that analysts identify quote.
Media reports that reflect adversely on DHS and response activities.
Actually have a lot like they're keeping tabs on people who say bad things about this a very -- question I'm gonna ask for a lifeline -- I don't think it's -- -- linebacker Michael it.
Okay look want to make it fit for the just war -- -- that it was a very good question thank you know make it.
I Lorie is a Big Brother is always watching get -- -- -- -- yeah why why do we shrug our shoulders and accept -- that's -- it I think it.
It's just a huge fight you know choose your battles I have toddlers -- you gotta pick your battles I feel like this one is just insurmountable.
What is your top and not to be terrorists do you really want that I had an element in an well I will happen in a big Brothers is that he's gonna be -- -- -- little terrorists.
Yeah I do think I don't know.
Understand people that -- him just.
Well that's because it's never ending I mean how do you most certainly never gonna you're gonna I think you're gonna look at the word -- and what -- some of the ridiculous towards quality and snow and ice.
Pain I -- it goes on forever he might as well work on something where you can make the difference and can be effective.
But again you always thought -- I -- it's like a lot of things that take place in the -- in this in counterterrorism the woman's war on terror because when you go through the list you read all the words on the list.
There are a lot that makes absolute sense right -- as it could be that's what you would put on a list like this.
But then what they do -- they -- of there -- a lot of wide net and this thing got created -- not long after 9/11 guys that sources -- right now so people think now.
But they you know that they cast a wide net and that's very tough to kind of you know refine it because you get busy doing other things.
My but the thing is and they say that now they now say that they're.
That they they admit sort of that they need to update this list so -- back your point I think the fact that epic got this thing released.
He's now forcing them to adjust the list so things instead of just saying -- everyone it.
You can't do anything about it they're doing something about it and now it's it's leading to change.
I think that's a great points and I'm certainly against overreached.
And it but again that's a monumental efforts and I think for it again it's -- it should be noted and congratulated and it's a great accomplishment but I think that's -- -- that -- we have miles and miles ahead baby steps are on the list as well.
Then I was hucksters and self driving cars -- kids did for Knight industries 2000.
And how -- is that acronym now and him.
That's really all negative about this.
Absolutely awful idea.
Other then when only cars can drive themselves only themselves -- drive cars.
I'm from lol I don't know -- you always think about it I'm crying -- have little chairman in the hands and he.
By the way these things keep in talk to each other wirelessly.
The caller lifting -- yet -- -- -- I would say three out of five nights a week when I get home I have to reboot my wireless router.
-- this is not a good idea.
I don't like this without the wireless router the thing that lets you get wireless.
Call routing to -- I want to miss an -- Yeah the -- media.
Romney and trump a couple things.
Lizzy said you think trump speaks to what a lot of Americans think you take a lot of Americans think Obama was born in Kenya.
And that no cabin on the economy OPEC -- and I I think people have that.
Questions about that and you know come clean with the college records and put it to rest I didn't I think every kind of show where he -- but suppose that was from the -- and also the debate.
But now -- is not just claiming to be an a student.
Not getting into -- I think trump really goes after the president.
Economic policy that's gonna -- -- -- I think -- at this point every time from opens his mouth the Obama campaign tackles with police.
Yes sure absolutely -- it's -- a distraction but that's that's not did when you're there.
For the Republicans and you're exactly thing agreement with the but the problem with -- is and Romney loses trump how you can ever find any of them millionaires to support them.
Yeah not -- good point means that 1% crowd just evaporate.
I just -- Mikey brought up the if the fact it.
That bill was born in Kenya and a quiet suburb just outside Lagos like we have Robertson in -- like math.
Glad you're all here you are eighteen years it totally real here and we hardly ever did any operations and now I know I we have strong a few things together off the -- my -- I'm not throw -- out you know it's -- these items like because -- commercial break your -- to Africa as the country in Africa and keep -- it raises -- he was involved in essence death Mexico City the capital of African.
Okay -- you've -- I'm returning control to get past that stage is coming.