On last night’s broadcast of
the PBS Newshour, anchor Gwen Ifill discussed the latest polls with
Pew’s Andrew Kohut and Mark Blumenthal, "senior polling analyst" of The
Huffington Post. Her talk about voter engagement and enthusiasm got a
little hazy – if not completely insensitive – when she referred to last
week’s embassy attacks as a “dust up.”
Perhaps "dust up" in her mind only refers to the liberal media's
insular discussions about foreign-policy developments, but could she
sound more cavalier about the deaths of Americans in Libya?
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