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-- actually make some good points -- and and as we get more into the -- bash.
With -- Alan do you think -- Keep the message control -- that's how -- Shirt I'm just -- I I'm just not gonna -- -- I think that's very complex where I can go today.
Is on the Petraeus issue because I think the median the president it's very broad and and I can narrow it down to what happened in Petraeus I think I -- because we've taken a good look at an and one is.
That there was an interesting article.
That Howard Kurtz wrote.
About how Petraeus -- the press and so what he would do is he would call different press members and give them off the record information.
He really brought ran into his into his -- Arizona speaks so that they would not criticize and that's one thing we've seen about this.
The second thing we did.
Was the media would seem -- very shocked that Petraeus was invincible.
And perfect but the media helped create that image a lot of course because of Petraeus courting the media.
And right so the question is is the media in and it is it in the business of creating heroes.
And should one figured they -- immune from being really -- had.
So -- some of the second piece of our -- bash today and the third one.
Is is has to do with.
And the fact that the media is now focused including us.
I'm a Petraeus and his sex life and what he did and all that kind of stuff and not focused on Ben Ghazi.
And so the question is is as the medium moving toward sensationalism.
And I -- rather than really looking at the death of an ambassador is set era.
And and national security and those are sort of the three by is bashing I'm gonna do today acts.
-- All right well you're going to be able to get -- get into this on Sunday when -- Jon Scott.
-- Media watch.
Every Saturday and Sunday 2:30 PM eastern time.
You'll see Allan there else wanna thank got -- -- thank Alan for coming and joining us today TJ McCormick a great discussion I wish I get into more of it with you.
Because this that is such fascinating material and then when you throw all the elements of -- and and powerful men behaving like high schoolers it's just fantastic.
We'll get -- -- this will also talk about the the fiscal cliff after this break thank you very much yet.
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