OK - on MSNBC there are like 5 clips of the interview online to see, so I dragged myself through all of them. I have a bit more respect for Brokaw again - I thought he was a bit shrewd and careful in his show but the questions were there. He still has to be politically careful due to rating etc. . . I thought the President (as usual) was offbase and really wierd with some of his laughter - but reading between the lines was also possible.
Highlights for me:
- wanting to implement a democracy that is separate from religion in ME (what does he know about that area?), but at the same time talking about his faith and how important it is to his governing :LOL dicotomy?
- 2 million jobs lost since he came into office and thinking putting the government in more debt is going to get 1 milllion of those jobs back, and those other 1 million new jobless will be OK with that
- at the question whether or not the US citizens should be in anyway expected to cut back on fossil fuel use his response was he wants the government to look into hydrogen energy
- at the comment about the freedom of opposing views being hindered he said "I don't think so" then the Dixie Chicks were mentioned and he responded with in a free country people are allowed to voice opinions and not buy their records it cuts both ways. Reminds me of the question to Reagan once what was going to be done about the thousands of homeless and he responded with a family he heard of that took in some people and that he didn't think it was really a problem.
I'd go on more but wondering if anyone is out there?