MSNBC Journalism No questions for Bill Clinton on Herman Cain

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MSNBC Journalism No questions for Bill Clinton on Herman Cain

One of the things we con­stantly hear about the MSM is their will­ing­ness to ask the ques­tions we can’t. Con­sider this clip of Chuck Todd:

It’s my respon­si­bil­ity to ask the tough questions…I have unique access… I’d bet­ter use that access for a greater good”

Today there is a big press con­fer­ence with Her­man Cain address­ing the now spe­cific accu­sa­tions against him. By an odd coin­ci­dence MSNBC’s Morn­ing Joe had Pres­i­dent Bill Clin­ton Sched­uled for the 8:15 tine slot.

They had him on for 30 min­utes and they talked econ­omy, trade etc, yet not a per­son on that set asked him a ques­tion about the issue lead­ing the news today, how he would sug­gest Cain deal with it and what lessons he learned from it.

That really says it all, Morn­ing Joe and MSNBC have Bill Clin­ton, the sin­gle most famous polit­i­cal sex­ual harasser, a man who is still 15 years later the butt of jokes on the sub­ject. (Even in the lat­est funny or die clip they play Clin­ton hit­ting on Michelle Obama)

Yet not a word, not a ques­tion, not a hint.

That’s not jour­nal­ism, that’s Journo-​list-​ism.

One of the things we constantly hear about the MSM is their willingness to ask the questions we can’t. Consider this clip of Chuck Todd:

“It’s my responsibility to ask the tough questions…I have unique access… I’d better use that access for a greater good”

Today there is a big press conference with Herman Cain addressing the now specific accusations against him. By an odd coincidence MSNBC’s Morning Joe had President Bill Clinton Scheduled for the 8:15 tine slot.

They had him on for 30 minutes and they talked economy, trade etc, yet not a person on that set asked him a question about the issue leading the news today, how he would suggest Cain deal with it and what lessons he learned from it.

That really says it all, Morning Joe and MSNBC have Bill Clinton, the single most famous political sexual harasser, a man who is still 15 years later the butt of jokes on the subject. (Even in the latest funny or die clip they play Clinton hitting on Michelle Obama)

Yet not a word, not a question, not a hint.

That’s not journalism, that’s Journo-list-ism.