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Jonathan -- time to check in now for -- last back with Cal Thomas joining us I believe from the bunker yesterday is great thing.
It was a pleasure to borrower Shannon -- recruit good looking people in a row -- -- -- -- yes you are then there's vehicles an entirely different story got out.
-- Barack scandal it it seems to be gathering pace at least on the hill but you haven't.
You have a suspicion that the media might not be keeping up with -- by a choice.
Well more than a suspicion that yesterday Jill Abramson they.
Executive editor of the New York Times -- descended to leave her.
Ivory tower in New York not to be confused with -- Tower of London and I come down to Washington and appear on that face the nation with Bob Schieffer and Bob Woodward.
Now -- nurses to basically.
You know -- gathering of people who practice.
Journalistic incest they are pretty much they don't like about everything.
Jill Abramson said does she she doesn't believe there is an atmosphere scandal yet.
But interestingly enough she followed that up by saying that I'm not sure how much -- any of these.
Particular issues that would be IRS -- the Justice Department.
Looking into emails.
-- -- reporters send James Rosen.
I'm not sure how many of these things -- connect to a the American public who I think are hoping against hope that the economy is -- -- showing some strength.
And -- be giving the president some credit.
For the fact that there are some hopeful side.
That's called changing.
Lot -- the public isn't sufficiently engaged that's the media's fault.
The media ought to be following up on this as it -- the big media not counting fox of course which has been all over it.
If they were practicing journalistic responsibility which they are not and wish they would practice of course.
If I George W.
Bush was still in the -- out.
-- -- -- -- -- told that that the main -- political talk shows of the weekend to look covering these scandals doesn't that in itself show that they are the -- story of the day.
Well it's the story of the day that they they covered it reluctantly Jonathan -- you know.
-- been all over this for months since some cases we've been -- more recently.
I was IRS and the Justice Department.
And they've been forced into saying OK okay well all I will probably have a little bit -- -- we covered it.
But on their -- shows but once -- connect those with women and what Rush Limbaugh's.
Properly called low information voters.
Don't -- -- thirty or 42 story.
I don't win this story demands a lot more now tomorrow we've got debt crisis committee once again.
During the hearings on this and that the initial sound -- that he -- released.
From some of these interviews with.
Employees in this Cincinnati IRS field office are really damning I mean we've got some very serious stuff -- -- sound -- As they bring these they employees up before congress to testify and they include allegations.
That -- in fact Tea Party and donors to Tea Party were in fact singled out specifically.
And they were ordered by people in Washington.
Not lower level people the people of a higher level.
I have to investigate these groups that the target them for.
Now this is big stop this is really rises to the level of what we were supposed to be concerned with in the Watergate era.
Forty years ago we'll see if the momentum carries through the big media on this -- But do you think a lot of the -- perhaps leaning more towards -- -- if you're if you're choosing -- risk gambles with -- to lead your front page -- -- you're TV news -- you think they're leaning more towards the -- DOJ seizure of reporters -- -- because that.
Is about them -- I think so bad -- it if this is this is about whether Obama will be damaged severely.
Or not this is about the elections next year whether the Democrats could recapture the house.
Hold onto the senate and -- the rest of Obama's agenda through in his final two years and -- helping him to create a legacy.
But these people are all tied into the same ideological.
Firm they they all believe the same things -- they don't want to give the Republicans or conservatives.
A foot hole.
And so they pooh -- -- until they absolutely are forced to cover it.
And then they covered only minimally or with their own spin -- As Jill Abramson try to do face the nation yesterday or a quick let's look back -- the economy you'll look at improving about me Obama who is doing all of that.
-- you what are your thoughts on.
On the Eric -- future as attorney general.
I think he'll probably stay at the president wants him -- -- I mean they're pretty much lock step as well.
-- you know.
I heard -- -- interview a few minutes ago and her story and and basically you have that Chuck Schumer saying there's no there's no perjury here there's no but look he took an -- He took an oath before congress.
He raised his right hand he put his hand on something maybe it was just the desk I don't know a promise to tell the truth.
And but we know from our reporting mostly on fox I would say eventually and subsequently by some of the big media.
He he he said -- first that he -- know anything about the James Rosen.
Investigation and the and the looking into his emails and the rest and it backed -- signed -- warrant himself.
Doubt that if that is an -- what -- Since.
Then but but Kelly did politically speaking.
What date did you think the president will might stop to think OK we're gonna get closer to the -- every day brings us closer to the mid terms.
An attorney general of who is up.
He even wall whatever that whatever the facts of -- of the matter an attorney general is attracting so much criticism is a luxury guy com before.
Right well you know because you've been around as business flown about -- that their polling on this every day.
And it's the president's numbers continue to fall.
And this they continued to be a problem for him Eric Holder that is that if he becomes the proverbial political albatross.
Then you know Irish haven't suggested the might say look I wanna spend more time in my family I was planning on leaving anyway I just stayed a little longer that I had planned to because the president that's me.
And I don't want to so here is wonderful legacy in the great job he's done I get right to press release and so -- you.
All right cal great to see your beautiful face and get inside -- beautiful mind has always.
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