Bill Clinton Praises Charlie Rose: 'You Interview Everybody the Same'

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<p><em>More in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2014/09/23/bill-clinton-prais…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the MRC's NewsBusters blog. </em></p><p>Sitting down with <em>CBS This Morning</em> co-host Charlie Rose at Monday's Clinton Global Initiative conference, former President Bill Clinton fawned over the longtime PBS interviewer: <strong>"The reason I like your program is you interview everybody the same.</strong> And you ask hard questions, just like you threw a few zingers at me, but you always give people the chance to tell their story....<strong>You never go into an interview...with the purpose of really just screwing the person you're interviewing..."</strong><br /><br />Perhaps Clinton's high praise was a thank you to Rose for doing such a <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/curtis-houck/2014/07/18/ugh-charlie-rose-s…; target="_blank">friendly softball exchange with Hillary Clinton</a> a couple months earlier. On his July 17 PBS program, Rose began an interview with the former secretary of state by calling her a "friend" and reciting a glowing Mayo Angelou poem about her. </p>

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