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The most fun part of the Jonathan hunt show and it's called ice -- that's only take a senior member of the journalist community shall we say sitting QIQ what the media is doing in the nice that it brings to cavernous stores.
And we're lucky enough to -- brilliant Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Judith Miller.
Where -- today so.
The last week has been pretty wild on Syria and you know -- don't want to take a lunch break for a period comeback this series changed bush say analyst -- -- 180 degrees and -- -- I think -- media are really having a severe case of vertigo.
Trying to pump hope all of the -- extraordinary developments of the past.
Week I know I am.
And I was just amazed at the -- so far.
Of the presidents.
The speech last night because KT is used side as you commented.
On -- bears show last night.
I -- look he he's been all over the map on us and yet the media at least some in the media are still willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.
I'm speaking of Diane Sawyer who in her one on one with the president's asked -- basically assumed.
That the Russians have made this offer on chemical weapons -- on behalf of the Syrians because they were afraid.
Of the use of force which of course has been President Obama -- line all along but others were more skeptical.
In fact we had Scott Kelly of CBS actually.
Confronting the present.
By saying to him isn't it a fact sir that the people are with you.
So that was the Qaeda.
-- Skeptical moment that we haven't seen a lot of from the mainstream media but because of everything.
That's developed in the past week because of the obvious fiasco that this week in terms of foreign policy has -- I think even the most diehard.
Supporters in the media.
Are now questioning the administration's.
Strategy at best and confidence.
Jill let me distract me out earlier today Jennifer Griffin was at the Pentagon -- -- -- -- -- on Interfax news.
-- at the Pentagon for the president's remarks.
Commemorating that those who died in the attack on September 11 that the Pentagon is just that I looked to my last -- -- to my right.
There were no journalists there every other hear the press has covered this story covered it well I'm just as now it seems as if people have forgotten.
You know you've written about and -- and I know it's something that's been on your mind that.
What -- the rest of the American Media.
Well you know it's understandable that -- -- and memories are fading because the media have a short attention span.
I wouldn't say ADD because it has been twelve years and that's that's a long time.
To live with this kind of hurt and pain and we've all been focused on rebuilding.
But the fact of the matter is there was almost no coverage today.
Other then up on Fox News.
From Ray Kelly -- in this city the police commissioner who has done more than anyone else.
Has done more to ensure that we haven't been struck again.
But whose programs.
Of ensuring that fact that we are not yet again are now under fire by bears virtually every -- candidate.
On the democratic side in New York appearance Democrat you're likely to win unless your Mike Bloomberg that currently -- hot -- act.
You know it's it's I think the media by downplaying.
This event and by downplaying.
An analysis of what has brought us to this point where we can feel safe and secure in our cities.
Really do the American people know favor.
When -- elect a speed -- that the American public be distracted.
-- you know obviously an important concerns but not concerns that go to the heart of our nation's security.
I know you're new Yorker and I know that -- in new York and I know about it is they ask you this question but I can't help myself.
-- -- -- primary Election Day in new York and there are some interesting candidates running Eliot Spitzer running for comptroller.
And our friend.
Congressman Weiner running to be mayor of New York both were soundly -- -- turned away by voters what's your take -- the media coverage.
Of those stories well I think that the unfortunate part about what happened in New York is that.
Serious coverage that is coverage of these issues really stopped.
The minute these two gentlemen entered the race.
And I must say -- it's hard not to get wrapped up in me.
At Carlos danger to resurrect his his political career.
And it's hard not to go back and look at what it was that -- Spitzer out of office but.
This still have such enormous.
Financial fiscal troubles such enormous challenges ahead that it's just been.
-- that we've been kind of distracted by these all too obvious an irresistible personal stories and tragedies.
Well and by the way KK -- how do you call that I even felt at the end after Lawrence O'Donnell's.
Gave banks and brutal interview.
With without you got it's I can't think of anything except Carlos hey pitcher -- No I I just I really felt it was just kind of over kill.
And I almost felt.
A little sympathy for Anthony Weiner who is a very Smart man is clearly got some personal issues but you know his wife was not at his side.
He got 5% of the vote which was I think you know 4% more than mostly actor's body was gonna get the fairways a human side of this that was.
Very very tragic and sad because both of these now we're very very talented -- There are no longer obviously from this -- not going to be.
Involved in at least the city's politics.
It's always amazes me -- to realize that there is that compassionate heard -- you know what I'm sure you didn't vote for hours sitting there up at least sales surged for.
I have to be I have to -- truth in advertising I live in Sag Harbor which is outside familiar city about how you stare at it as I -- the president -- the -- I semis Judy Miller.
And I was saved you a lot more analysis of what the media thinks.
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