Megyn, Megyn, Megyn. What has gone to the FOX anchor's head? It's one thing to demonize People for the American Way, we kind of expect that. But in an interview with the attorney for the New Haven Firefighter who sued for reverse discrimination (in a case made notable by the involvement of Judge Sotomayor) BAM out of nowhere you compare him to Joe the Plumber? Joe not-a-plumber, Joe who toured with McCain as a prop? Poor Joe, the "innocent" guy who wanted to avoid the public spotlight so vigorously, he hired a Nashville publicist to handle his press requests?
And somehow, stating that the GOP "failed to vet" Joe the Plumber is an unfair smear?
Kudos to the attorney for agreeing quickly with Megyn Kelly as if it were her own idea. You do what you can for your client and your own firm's PR, no matter how divorced from reality your claims might be. Every lawyer knows the value of billable hours, my friends.
Executive Producer of The Professional Left Podcast. On staff at Crooks and Liars since 2007. Master's degree from Harvard. Happy wife of Driftglass. Mother of three geniuses. Obsessive knitter. Blogs at http://bgalrstate.blogspot.com. .
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