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I am Charles Krauthammer.
Two years ago I was the very first guest and a little show called power play with Chris style.
Today what I the united -- on power plays -- -- And celebrating two years of political talk show match.
What originally began as a dot com experiment has evolved into a cutting edge forum for critical conversation.
About -- past present and future.
Chris is an abuse of the big names in politics.
-- what has become the dominant in that program in the 1130.
Let's take a look at a few -- And that's.
Is Napoleon Bonaparte President Obama Mitt Romney the supreme court's decision Jay Carney Carl Cameron -- -- Paul John Boehner is the c'mon dude moment from last night's debate.
-- seen it as America gets ready to welcome president Barack Obama to a second.
And this is power play this special one hour inaugural power by.
On the -- rooftop here at the Fox News Channel in Washington DC.
Walking out of my house this morning everybody was saying congressman Charlie what -- Last night due to president.
I'm shame faced for confusing you with your brother Stephen and -- process back of would you please forgive you were so gracious not to totally -- me on that.
And the Internet immediately popped up and said -- -- Really it's when your favorite movies and -- I love I do the.
I'll tell us even doubt tells David and it makes everybody's top 25 list of gravity is part of that but I was in a couple good films was very high expectations that a president.
And hardly any expectations.
-- that night.
If you were from the other Miami the one in Ohio you would know him already but if you don't there is Michael Turner.
If you remember the red river valley you would know him already but if you don't now you did an excellent -- congressman we thank you very much and by the way should tell you if you follow me that's he's dialogue on the twitters.
You would already have my alma kids have a great -- -- citi's chairman yeah.
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Is it touching and the music.
Cavalcade of excellence from last year here on.
Most power play.
Chris Farrell and I touched I've touched not only the very kind words that -- -- surprise.
From doctor Krauthammer there but also that good stuff that was put together by the wonderful people here and it is our second birthday.
And I have prepared for excellence today view.
I listened to you fat Elvis very loud in the car on the way and I -- extras legends I've done everything I can think to be good.
And I hope -- ready -- it's going to be good.
-- -- today.
In the spirit of full disclosure.
In the spirit of full disclosure I told you earlier today -- would be here.
He's he couldn't he couldn't use day.
-- now we didn't have -- you did see him so like in a government level view of transparency Charles Krauthammer.
Was on the show so I could just skate but I'm not gonna do it.
And I can't -- it -- is.
We have some reckon it's one of your favorites as let's say your second favorite Charles of the power -- universe.
That your hurt is here and that is a cigar in is breast pockets and it Charles hurt me that -- over here.
-- -- -- -- -- -- No none and to be -- now and no I mean -- down here from new York city New York City morning what I just to be with you don't want you.
Think I think that how IQ points evaporated when when it was.
This yeah yeah I didn't say that I'm not what we can be honest about by the way that this if it -- this -- like that actually.
As it is actually it's it's fantastic.
And then here it is absolutely yeah I'm actually.
Let's go how do you how do you make is there's actually operating have to come close up -- -- it's it's damaged if it.
Actually she did that he actually is someone actually operating it right now right now -- the confetti machine.
We have growth under attack it's actually it's actually grinding -- that emails.
That go to bill Bradley's account shreds them.
And by the way what's this I've already been eating it's it's it okay that from the staff meats and cheeses for me.
So that's you know that they love me and I love them because they're pretty wonderful and I love you -- Internet so I love you enough not just to have this be itself.
A a voyage to the center of myself.
A listen to what Barack Obama used to think about eavesdropping and -- the American people.
If someone wants to know why their own government has decided the goal.
On -- fishing expedition through every personal record or private document through the library books that you read.
The call phone call -- you made.
Emails that -- sent this legislation gives people -- all rights to appeal the need for such a search in a -- ball.
So that was 2005.
He feels differently about that now as we have seen other tutors -- reports.
And these are basically confirming what most folks I think most certainly I suspected all along that -- looking at everything.
Credit card transactions.
Phone calls every every everything they didn't tell us they were doing that but they have been doing that unfortunately.
It comes at a moment in American confidence in their government is today do it and he's -- I haven't the president was kind of problems.
Does hurt but that this would that that was gonna ask you -- that -- State supreme changed since those changes posting original album isn't it 20 because he's less exactly -- and it's totally cool.
But I think it's kind of mentioning all this you know the one thing that we all know for sure that this has been going on throughout the year and his entire roster but it's interesting that.
That while it could not think of you know what she's.
Actually I would like to -- of I need I need it was it was a long night last night.
You know you you which you really want is a greasy breakfast yes rights and there's lot of load and threat.
And at least -- suspect that my tax dollars are paying.
But also the fact that you can't get it receiver missed.
On the government and now the government does not for a -- either -- -- -- babies are here.
But you can't you can get you know you can get -- you're.
I noticed and it is that -- there lacked some of its characteristic bluster.
Yeah so hopefully if you could act as if you read error you may want to just to brush my photo with the workshop as we would say in regular America but I do think it's everything that that.
-- this came out in the first in his first term before it -- comes out after the election.
-- -- Alluded to it did come out and it did it it is commanded it at a particularly bad I mean you know -- -- on -- I was having and securities analyst Steve Hayes.
In other gotten Smart and well look Charlie we don't have time list connects us if we -- everybody was smarter than you and me we would run out of show and we have other stuff that we want to put on -- I'm thinking for so -- so here's the here's that that.
Critics he learned among angeles'.
Is -- street and it.
So here's the thing.
The people look who believe that we need -- robust national security apparatus are.
Are -- anxious right now because all of this -- Marie.
-- Misdeeds and miss seasons and malfeasance in the federal government continues to drive down confidence therein and people who used to be open to the idea bush here that were open to the idea of a lot of snooping and a lot of our site.
Think that they're gonna get killed by a drone.
Piloted by Kathleen Sebelius.
Yeah I do think that the a lot of the people that are that that are going to be our most disturbed by this.
I don't know about that actually it's kind of -- -- -- but but it's safe to say.
That a lot of president Obama's biggest most ardent supporters yes in -- the practice -- -- and today.
Are these are the very people who are going to be -- outraged.
But you're the new year New York -- Yes rather.
Had headed disruptive -- moments.
Over this and it lost credibility to what they've lost all credibility on this -- But we're gonna take a quick break because I I am given to know that there are many more surprises.
In store surprised -- so it is a surprise that this surprise perhaps that -- and we will have real assessment and then turn -- into cured meat.
We're gonna do all that when we come back to stick around.
Welcome back to a second birthday -- -- more.
Celebration here at the dominant Internet political telecast of the 1130 -- -- we have a bouquet of meat and cheese.
We have a lot of surprises where you -- truly we do not have Charles parent row we have Charles hurt.
A maybe not enough but certainly.
Certainly certainly something certainly -- I think -- we go.
That and error I'm definitely and I -- told that you and we and we actually -- -- as if it's not enough of a disappointment to me instead of the his eminence let's trucker was we also -- we also have Simone from New York.
One Williams lots.
-- magical and Dave congratulations.
Thank you showed the do you know you're gonna sing happy birthday to and I think that would ruin the whole -- -- I don't -- -- How bad it is it.
-- a bit and you know the problem is I don't get that -- or let me because I'm not accounted.
But it is good but believe me this stuff isn't going anywhere it's shelf life of a uranium -- -- -- up with some swatch.
That and -- like the slogan hear it says meet me eat me.
Which was actually Charlie had a teacher like that when he was in school -- -- beat cancer and anyway Juan what are you know.
-- everybody's talking and it -- it but I wanna talk about your celebration.
You do -- you I think it's much more interest thing that you have pioneered.
On -- -- in politics and I got player.
You know -- you stay at every morning Herbert yeah every morning.
This is review Internet and Iowa 10 look at the people and I remember being at the conventions with you Aaliyah and there at one point we actually got that thing that folks on the Internet some of your most loyal viewers that was fun and they just greatly about -- It was.
Fun I enjoyed that.
Because -- only knew him through the Internet rights that they don't know -- -- -- Allen had you know a person I really am.
India says struggles to open obviously engine well apparently they don't want this as much need to break -- but it's quite good on believed to interrupt your -- rights.
So tell me want.
The president is gonna talk today he's gonna talk -- in a few minutes he's at California.
What what ought he to say and what will he -- with all these controversies swirling around it.
Well I think he's going to try to stay on message for you know what his plans were previously.
Talking in large part about you know I actually -- this is ironic added Internet access for young people and the like but it.
What he needs to say is that he is not hiding anything that he thinks that this is a legal programs in the best interest of the United States and it's time for the American people.
Much like we are doing with the drone program to have a conversation about the cost.
You know are you willing to sacrifice some of your civil liberties in order to.
Minimize the threat of future terrorist attacks or are you not are you willing to have a conversation which you say you know what.
We're going to be attacked and we have got to understand that that's the cost of living in a free society.
While the heat will probably do the job with the politics on that in in making that argument.
When you step outside of politics it still kind of creepy.
I have to.
-- they know everything good I mean.
If that it -- you know on a personal level.
I just didn't really get any any I think you know it -- -- -- in toenail fungus they know about right here.
Well want to.
Howard downloaded your -- -- -- -- right yet.
Well it's too late for that with the Internet that check that ship sailing along -- a long time ago my friend.
So that so the question is this.
Government trust liberals and conservatives alike.
Do not like the government and do not only -- -- but as I -- this morning apparently which just tweeted that he's opt for a well.
Only one in five thank you -- only one in five American less than one.
In five Americans as confidence in the government do the right thing even most of the time.
So there's very low threshold on the these are bad if your bad times for public confidence in the government -- the timing on this just stinks on ice.
Yet it's bad but the thing is.
Do you think that the Republican House or the democratic than it is gonna do anything about it.
And I don't know.
You don't know you have all -- -- him but none of them has ever gonna -- -- they were responsible for diminishing the government's capacity to protect us from terrorism.
Now we have we have to -- I will save some sausages and smoked sausage for you it's quite spicy garlic -- -- at all.
Hello -- you know that's that's Washington's message almost every day -- want to thank you we'll see -- isn't that exactly right.
Internet we're gonna take a quick break but we'll be right.
And this is evidence that I have lost control of my own Internet telecast is accelerators like apparently got that right here.
Where you as -- say the following fateful words -- Charlie hurt what's next what.
If we needed to do to lower the IQ.
My IQ you've been even more than in terms disappointments.
Wow I will now.
Compared it to edit and even great minutes -- legal eagle and and news and -- And -- eight.
Happy birthday grant ha ha -- and a power play.
The most honest -- didn't work that it's.
It's just didn't work on when our segment is posted online that I don't like what they say.
Megyn Kelly and yes and yes we -- get crisp dialogue in the air you know to be recognized for -- are you are.
Megyn Kelly and some hillbilly that's it goes well that -- in this.
That you like are looking for mean bring identification that you -- -- okay.
All right so what are we gonna talk about 1 o'clock.
Well I think particularly its that we should just that would act that you -- to America it -- -- in -- mind chatting with as little bow tie away.
That was hit the evolution of Chris -- -- if he's got a lot Belcher he's got a lot.
-- -- lot more comfortable part of that camera you see him on election night -- I went back and he was the unsung hero back there what I what I walked back after Carl Roche announced the of this.
Solving the -- -- bit of the best news coverage that I can remember in in.
Years it was just fantastic.
And he was part of -- and I remember stressed that -- after the fact that -- said.
Educated people expect that simple -- -- grilling him I mean an end -- the clip.
Just started -- around the Internet instantly the instant -- -- you have even gotten back in the chair.
And and the clip was just zipping around everywhere.
Charlie just -- -- is Charlie was having if you.
I think his -- and veteran.
I knew I had zero doubt that Kristy Campbell of south Antarctic could handle himself as I -- -- -- all the time and and -- particular those.
I nobody does everything and he does have a delivered on TV -- going to be good TV -- list.
There's times you wanna be right now there's times you need to be your Brothers and indeed what I what -- had to think you are right.
-- -- -- -- -- No because as I guess that -- images that that would mean that I acted talked -- it was about what I said -- -- -- asked that -- out.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- you and your team -- the guys.
-- humble and everybody associated with your show.
Our total -- to work with.
And and this is something I've said before -- say yet.
Very few people are able to be Smart enough to ask good questions but now so Vinny.
There that they're not that they're able to also ask.
The right questions and you do a stellar job of keeping yourself in the shoes of regular Americans who know how things work in -- want real explanations.
And you don't get so caught up an ego that you that you fail to ask the right questions and that is that there -- companies -- journalist -- That I appreciate seeing that it is much much easier to do it -- like you and pat on the back to work variance in terms and every segment it.
-- -- And now that but I don't know if you Charlie if you watch star other get a shout even you never know where where -- -- -- -- such as the other day.
I asked in the second question of the day.
Top of the show a lot -- guest.
Has anyone ever cheated -- -- -- I think -- -- that is part of this segment but it was very relevant to what weird at.
-- I was still ask who our next guest power play is I guess that rapid rate is about thanks a lot I think opt out.
Well hopefully things work out better -- next you know -- I have something very exciting.
Very exciting -- -- cut the power -- producers would like me.
Next guest is one of America's favorite country music -- Very -- -- -- he -- -- we'll see.
You're -- Larry -- And then yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Day two power play -- you right wing are reaping zealot.
News -- use.
Hi there are.
I'm glad I thank you can't cover that is counter to it.
You do a great job routed congratulations.
Well I appreciate that I've always been a great fan of yours and through the miracles of television and -- sample you have that we have been brought together.
And data from as when -- to another I think you for all you've done.
Well thank you guys you know.
It -- is the only thing that necessary for -- -- -- for good manatee.
I think that includes good women so I don't -- the president -- to do with a little humor that among the whole boatload kicked him in the butt every time I get a chance.
You do that -- yeah.
-- Charlie hurt need to form a political party as you guys are on the same page it sounds like I'd like to talk.
If elected I will serve.
But I -- say that.
I've I've got a voice for newspapers I can't say ago -- -- Well got -- we we thank you so much for making time for us today you tick you tickled as part of a larger -- -- you have particularly care and we thank you very much have a great day.
I appreciate it dollar -- god bless god bless you do.
What's what's left at one Williams pre tape from millions of years years when he's nobody else get now -- -- I didn't have to -- -- -- -- it's not like she -- watch.
Larry gatlin if I told him about this watching me on at all.
Yet her husband and our recent years and pockets in here Charlie we can make it through several weeks how is this morning.
I mean -- hope it's not yet because it's a long -- -- Charles.
I'm splinter group that happy Britain rather -- -- -- -- thank you for doing what you do for me all the time and -- are great help and before I go -- Charles I have to say.
That for all the folks up in New York for Christine.
Maria everybody whose name I forgot who makes this possible.
Thank you so much for doing what you do down here we've got.
Alexi Lucas Jake actually Alice -- Regina and more and more and more whose names -- escaping me right now but everybody here at Fox -- DC bureau.
Crazy all draw possible effect on a daily basis it gets better judgment of America's leading news source I can't figure it out so maybe won't make it for another guy without -- -- let alone to.
Thank you so much for your for bear -- interest do the pew Internet and whatever Elvis was saying this morning you have not lost that loving feeling in the war.
About but I can't get -- my leg up as I can get their nominees is the suit is too tight secret but thank you so much for all you do for me and I love doing what I do for you.
As we like to do every day for two years work from our -- -- Chris does not know I'm doing this and you we won't -- But -- here today to congratulate him on the second anniversary of power play.
I'm doing this because it's a great show he's a great guy.
I was his.
First guest on the -- -- -- two years ago.
But mainly because he plays a clip of me and -- show.
For for which he is amply compensated by me.
In his Cayman Islands and we have to close this was -- but that's another story.
I should admit that these remarks about -- and really read from.
Talking points that were prepared by the CIA.
Went through twelve drafts.
And according to Jay Carney.
When -- changed by the way S State Department in any way.
Except for one -- remember when I called Chris a great guy.
If they had another adjective but -- Susan Rice resources if you worries about Greece as well but she apparently -- so -- I'm gonna do it alone on -- and -- but congratulations.
On two great years and the best wishes for another ten.
Or what have.
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