With New York Times political reporter Jeff Zeleny sitting next to her on the Fox News Sunday set, radio host Laura Ingraham demanded: “I would hope that the New York Times, as they camped outside of Scooter Libby’s house, during the whole Valerie Plame thing -- are you guys camped out of the Susan Rice residence?” After reciting the administration’s dissembling, she concluded: “This is ridiculous and I think the press is partly culpable here.”
Zeleny avoided her point and instead contended Mitt Romney has an opening at the next debate to question President Obama, conceding Obama “hasn’t really explained himself and they have a lot of questions to answer.”
To which Brit Hume scoffed: “I do think Laura’s made a good point. It shouldn’t be up to the campaign and candidates to try to get to the bottom of this before election day. This should be a job for all the good investigative reporters in the media to be out on this story...”
More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.