Bias Bash: GOP Senators meet with Rice
Judy Miller on the media’s coverage of the story
- Duration 5:00
- Date Nov 28, 2012
Judy Miller on the media’s coverage of the story
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This and this is eighteen -- -- played get confirmation executives say is necessary reason she's on the.
-- -- that's she's trying to make nice she's tracking two.
Eliminate her -- five winning them over and when that failed she's now aiming for the moderates that she needs to -- down to filibuster if there is one.
-- reading that some accusations.
In some democratic circles that race plays -- -- -- well any any.
Basis for that really.
This is the new media mean -- on the left you have to -- on MSNBC.
Talking about McCain and a bunch of old white guy is basically the old in the light -- awake during his terms not mine.
I have but basically that's what the Democrats want to -- this sad -- this just.
Bitterness over the election and politics as usual and you know.
I think it may fly I mean I looking at the at the array of issues that -- Republicans have to deal with and they are now on the defensive.
They do not want this fight on the other hand what goes on today on the hill between Susan Rice and Susan and Collins and at that co worker that is going to be critical because if she cannot persuade them.
She's not going to be able to persuade anyone right.
Now it may even that well believe that the truth -- At least in terms of Susan Rice is that she was simply a good soldier she -- while she was told to do and she repeated what the talking points told.
But that doesn't take away the fact that there -- and and a number of questions still to -- on continuing questions.
Did leave aside race all of the all of the other stuff there are genuine questions that need to be unsettled.
Sarah are an what was amazing was Jay Carney is discussion on how you -- giggling as.
-- rolling your eyes and what's really important here is not what happened afterwards on the talk shows but what happens the former -- but it's precisely.
What John McCain at all we're trying to determine.
And at the beginning of this whole offense isn't -- the administration had come forward.
With a straightforward explanation.
Off perhaps a mistake or miscalculation.
About the amount of security needed on the ground you we wouldn't be in this situation it was -- -- The inability.
What unwillingness of the administration to provide answers to those questions.
That really triggered the Ben Ghazi gate charge -- as -- we'll -- fewer.
In that position all the president's idea wouldn't just say.
It's got it's going to be so much easier to nominate John Kerry -- second -- maybe I'm.
-- YE do you think there is this sort of push.
All almost on the -- of Susan Rice added on the holiday it would appear the president if he said no don't go to Capitol Hill you know -- not gonna nominate you and then it wouldn't be happening.
You're absolutely right you know I hate my age I and if -- if I were the president that yes then so we asked a question -- that's exactly I would say look we we have.
Have to fight on this fiscal cliff that that's the thing that really need to spend my bullets.
I'm sorry Susan I love you and look this happens at this level of public service all the time you even if she -- -- good soldier.
You know -- -- get soldiers -- get.
Take a friendly environment.
Not the end.
You know you just have to say on this just the way the political parts of all and -- understand all of my kids getting the economy of this country.
-- on the right track and I need every ounce of and you know if if I can go to some of the conservative Republican senators and said listen.
I'm going to give you Susan Rice but you gotta give me the vote on.
-- I would be doing okay.
-- have challenged him they have challenged his manhood and his ability to lead they have whether or not he had any doubts about whether or not he was going to nominate Susan Rice whether or not even want them to do that.
He has now been put in a position that's going to be very hard for him -- I -- you're gonna tell you not to do it that's.
We have this red flag in front of everything and I'm glad we got to see me play some kids don't I don't know yeah.
You know but there's another problem here and that is precisely that he would she's just a good soldier she was just reading the talking points.
That's precisely what's bothering.
Senator Collins -- is that the kind of person we want to be secretary point eight.
The lack of independence the growing political nature of that job you know that's not what moderate Republicans want to see in that job.
So precisely the defense which is she was just a good soldier reading talking points is what's hurting her with a constituency -- badly needs to win over an -- All right very interesting all right Judy Miller fox -- conservative you can see -- and -- discussing the way the media covers all of these sorts of -- On FOX News Watch every weekend does Saturday's impacted 30 and 11:30.
Eastern hosted by John Scott of course Judy great to see you thank you and I he has always.