October 9, 2008

Andrea Mitchell hit Tucker Bounds hard over the Ayers attacks by John McCain and Sarah Palin. (rough transcript)

Mitchell: There's been no question that there's been an exaggeration in a lot of the things Sarah Palin has said about the relationship. Why do that? What are you trying to suggest? Are you trying to make Barack Obama seem to be some sort of terrorist himself? This man has been running for President for the last two years and has been vetted through twenty two primary debates. Already two debates in the general election. Um, What's your point?

Bounds: Well I think most Americans who are sitting at home watching television sets know that they don't have any friends that they've gone to their living rooms and helped with their career that are also...

Mitchell: Even calling him a friend Tucker, I mean, even calling him a friend is an overstatement according to all the fact checking that we've been able to do.


Mitchell: That was the board of Walter Annenberg, a stalwart Republican who created an education foundation in Chicago.

Bounds: I'm not indicting the board. I don't think there's a problem with the board. I think there's a problem with having an unrepentant terrorist who's your friend and then going before the American people and them misrepresenting

It's not a problem that Walter Annenberg's money was used apparently for the Republicans.

Bounds sounds just like Sean Hannity. Shameful.

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