Billy clubbed

Bill Bennett, big baby at large!


Kl
July 6, 2006 12:12AM (UTC)

While you were so busy drinking/snorkeling/sleeping/strip-pokering your holiday weekend away, you missed a classic performance of "Meet the Press" by morality czar Bill Bennett, who pouted his way through a heated roundtable. The reaction shots of Bennett, who generally spent his time arguing that journalists needed to have their First Amendment rights beaten out of them (the key excerpt is here), are priceless. None so much as when the Washington Post's Dana Priest -- who Bennett once said should be thrown in jail for her reporting -- alluded to the other elephant in the room, leaving Bennett to squirm and mutter "pathetic" under his breath. A highlight reel:

While you were so busy drinking/snorkeling/sleeping/strip-pokering your holiday weekend away, you missed a classic performance of "Meet the Press" by morality czar Bill Bennett, who pouted his way through a heated roundtable. The reaction shots of Bennett, who generally spent his time arguing that journalists needed to have their First Amendment rights beaten out of them (the key excerpt is here), are priceless. None so much as when the Washington Post's Dana Priest -- who Bennett once said should be thrown in jail for her reporting -- alluded to the other elephant in the room, leaving Bennett to squirm and mutter "pathetic" under his breath. A highlight reel:

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