Yesterday, Bill Bennett tore into CNN reporter Kyra Phillips for what he thought was an unfair bit of reporting on Sarah Palin live from Alaska. It made for an uncomfortable moment. Here’s the video.
No video yet, but tonight, as the Republican convention really gets underway, Philips did another remote from Juneau. This time, though, her “report” was a two minute gush all over Sarah Palin. Her hard-hitting investigation has apparently revealed that
No matter what your politics are, Wolf, she’s a fascinating woman. That’s pretty much the feeling here in Alaska. She represents change to everybody here. I hear a lot of comparisons — she’s the Barack Obama of the Republican party. . . She’s young, she’s charismatic, people love her here. . . We can’t lose sight of the good things she’s done for this state. . . I wish I could have a chance to sit down with her, have a beer with her, go fishing with her.
As if to acknowledge that she was too snakebit today to do any actual reporting on Sarah Palin, she wrapped by giggling nervously and saying, “don’t tell my friend Bill Bennett,” who was, of course, sitting on the panel.