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PBS Anchor Gwen Ifill Touts Pro-Obama Polls, Dismisses Mideast Violence As a 'Dust Up'

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On <a href="http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/politics/july-dec12/pew_09-19.html#trans… night’s broadcast </a>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. &nbsp;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.”&nbsp;</p>
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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?&nbsp;</p><div style="overflow: hidden; color: #000000; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;"><br />Read more <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/matt-vespa/2012/09/20/pbs-anchor-gwen-ifil…; target="_blank">at NewsBusters.org.</a></div>