Sharron Angle Tries To Explain Her Media Strategy

Elizabeth Crum at National Review picked up on this clip of a recent interview of Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle with Fox News Channel’s Carl Crawford:

Angle: “We needed to have the press be our friend.”

Cameron: “Wait a minute. Hold on a second. To be your friend…?”

Angle: “Well, truly–”

Cameron: “That sounds naive.”

Angle: “Well, no. We wanted them to ask the questions we want to answer so that they report the news the way we want it to be reported.”

Cameron: [speechless, laughs]

Well, it does explain why she doesn’t want to answer hard questions.

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  1. DC Loser says:

    I hear Zimbabwe or China are good places to get a lapdog press. 

  2. Jeff says:

    So how many “hard” questions has Harry Reid answered ?  Somewhere in the talking points they distributed to you they must have pointed out where Harry has taken tough questions.

  3. d says:

    Why does Miss Second Amendment Remedies want to be Senator so badly? She should step down and let someone not crazy win.

  4. Wow.  This is the kind of thing that is so out there that it is hard to believe.

  5. Mr. Prosser says:

    Maybe she should just run as the senator of Facebook

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