Robert Gibbs, Senator Obama's communication director and senior spokesman called out Sean Hannity for using the likes of Andy Martin as a source tha
October 7, 2008

Robert Gibbs, Senator Obama's communication director and senior spokesman called out Sean Hannity for using the likes of Andy Martin as a source that appeared on his own show to attack Obama with. Good for him and that's how it's done. (rough transcript)

Gibbs: Let me ask you a question. Are you anti-Semitic?

Hannity: Not at all.

Gibbs: On your show on Sunday, the show that's named after you, right? The center piece of that show was a guy named Andy Martin.

Hannity: I know you're reading your talking points.

When I interviewed Al Sharpton, when I interviewed all these controversial figures, you see on FOX we actually interview people of all points of view whether we agree or disagree.

Gibbs: Andy Martin called a judge a crooked, slimy Jew, who has a history of lying and thieving common to....Martin when on to write that he understood better why the Holocaust took place given that Jew survivors are acting like a wolf pack...

Hannity:I find those comments despicable...

Gibbs: You put him on your show. It's the Hannity Show...Why am I not to believe that your'e anti-Semitic, why am I not to believe that everybody that works for the network is anti-Semitic cause Sean Hannity gives somebody a platform that thinks Jews are slimy?

Hannity: I'm a journalist that gives...

Gibbs: You put your whole show around him...

Gibbs:I don't think your Jewish viewers are going to take it very well that you had somebody like that on your show.

Hannity: I'm the biggest supporter of Israel and I've got a thirty year history of, a , on the record....

There you go. Hannity went on about the Ayers nonsense and brought up every slimy thing he could think of. Gibbs actually had Hannity defending his own record on Israel.

Hannity's a journalist too? Wow, who knew.

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