(Originally posted 9-2-05)
Shepard Smith and Geraldo Rivera were livid about the situation in NOLA as they appeared on H&C. When Hannity tried his usual spin job and said “let’s get this in perspective,” Smith chopped him off at the knees and started yelling at him saying, “This is perspective!” It was shocking.
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Geraldo who I’m no fan of was crying, holding a little child up to demonstrate the extremely inhumane conditions these people are forced to live under. Forced is the right word because they are locked in the dome by our government and can’t leave. Troops are guarding the bridge.
This goes beyond political lines and it’s as sad a situation as I’ve seen. Let’s see all the happy politicians slap themselves on their backs after viewing this segment.
Digby has more: This was some amazing TV. Kudos to Shep Smith and Geraldo for not letting O’Reilly and Hannity spin their GOP “resolve” apologia bullshit. I’m fairly shocked….read on
Talk Left: I’ve never seen anything as harrowing as Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera and Shepard Smith on Hannity and Colmes. While Aaron Brown on CNN said we have “turned the corner” on CNN, it’s clearly not the truth….read on