Russert’s behavior throughout the debate was rather bizarre. He interrupted Clinton constantly and made ridiculously offensive insinuations of anti-Semitism against Obama on the fallacious logic of transitive relationships. (Very reminiscent of how he asked Obama his opinion of an anti-Bush statement made by Harry Belafonte, for no other reason than the shared color of their skin) How considerate of him to help out the GOP by starting his own Republican oppo whisper campaigns against the Democratic candidate right there in the middle of the debate.
And the reason that I started using graphics on the show when I took over 13 years ago, was people said -- one of the executives at NBC said, "Why are you showing graphics on the screen? That's 1950s TV." I said, "What was wrong with ‘50s TV? It was black and white and understandable." At the 2000 election when I pulled out my little board and wrote "Florida, Florida, Florida," I was trying to explain to people that the electoral college was in play and that Florida was in play and this is how it was to be decided. And Tom Brokaw kept saying, "Well, we got six states … " I said, "Tom, Florida, this is it. No matter what happens in Florida, that's the winner.
Admin, I will not be polite… Karma baby that is all I will say, first Kennedy and his brain tumor, then the flooding in Iowa and now Russert… Obamatrons beware the wrath of God, you could be next
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