On Friday’s episode of the PBS show “Inside Washington,” host Gordon Peterson accused Tea Party members of lacking a grip on reality due to their support for House Republicans’ Cut, Cap, and Balance Act.
To which weekly panelist Charles Krauthammer responded “I like the way you pose an objective question implying the insanity of a Republican proposal which passed the House…You manage to introduce a hell of a lot of bias.”
Below is the transcript:
GORDON PETERSON, HOST: House Republicans say they have a solution: Cut, Cap, and Balance. Tea Party folks love the idea of a Constitutional amendment to balance the budget. At what point does reality rear its ugly head with some of these people, cause it ain’t going to happen?
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I like the way you pose an objective question implying the insanity of a Republican proposal which passed the House. I just want the viewers to understand how this is a fair and balanced program.
PETERSON: Well, we do our best. We don’t have the vast resources of Rupert Murdoch and Fox News, but we do the best we can.
KRAUTHAMMER: I understand, but on a shoestring, you manage to introduce a hell of a lot of bias.
PETERSON: Thank you very much.
KRAUTHAMMER: I commend you on your…
PETERSON: Can you answer my question? When does reality rear its ugly head with these people?
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