John Kerry was on Meet the Press today. I’m decidedly bad at reviewing politicians on shows like this because no matter the party, I always think they did poorly.
If it is a republican I think “What an idiot, he should hit that question out the park. Why can’t any of our guys do well in an interview?” If it is a Democrat I think, “What an idiot, that is horrible answer to that question, you are only repeating a talking point. (which is usually not true anyway) Not only is it a bad answer BUT you didn’t make your point well.”
So today, I’m going to take a slightly different take. I’m going to snip a few things and mostly let both the questions and the answers speak for themselves.
The topic and the wording of Russert’s first questions speaks volumes: