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Why the media should apologize – Roger Simon – Politico.com

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Roger Simon of Politico.com has written a brilliant column on the media’s coverage of the Palin pick.  I’ve posted part of it here, read it all after the jump.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On behalf of the media, I would like to say we are sorry.

On behalf of the elite media, I would like to say we are very sorry.

We have asked questions this week that we should never have asked.

We have asked pathetic questions like: Who is Sarah Palin? What is her record? Where does she stand on the issues? And is she is qualified to be a heartbeat away from the presidency?

We have asked mean questions like: How well did John McCain know her before he selected her? How well did his campaign vet her? And was she his first choice?

Read the rest here: Why the media should apologize – Roger Simon – Politico.com.

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Written by J.P. Franklin

September 4, 2008 at 11:08 am