nyt: Note to pundits and politicians: Assassination jokes just don’t go over well.
A week after former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas apologized for joking at a National Rifle Association gathering that a thud heard backstage was Senator Barack Obama diving to the floor to avoid gunfire, a Fox News Channel commentator found herself in similar territory this weekend.
Discussing Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s reference last week to the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy during the 1968 primary season, the Fox analyst, Liz Trotta, said Sunday that “now we have what some are reading as a suggestion that somebody knock off Osama, um, Obama — well, both, if we could.”
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
The Apologies Keep Rolling in
who would've thought so many people in positions of power could be such complete knuckleheads? it seems obama is the only one who wants to have an adult conversation.