4.14.2009

Bernard Goldberg: Hannity Going Too Far In Obama Attacks

When you've lost this racist, fear-mongering, neo-con zealot, you've really gone over the top of Mount Sanity...Mr. Hannity!

From Jason Linkins:

On last night's edition of Hannity, the end of the Somali pirate standoff seemed to drive a wedge between the show's host and one of his frequent guests, conservative commentator and author Bernard Goldberg. Hannity was bent out of shape, it seems, by the way the Obama White House had been "taking credit" for ending the standoff, which is strange because I don't remember a "Mission Accomplished" banner being hung or any inordinate deal made out of the matter, save brief statements.

Goldberg was apparently of the mind that Hannity was being rather petty, and while he allowed that the media may have made a big deal out of the event, he wasn't going to criticize the President in this instance. "I don't want to put Barack Obama on Mount Rushmore for simply being the commander-in-chief, but we have to stop going out of our way to find fault with every single thing he does," he said.

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