Bozell on Hannity's 'Media Mash': Media Running Interference for Obama on Benghazi Coverup

"Anybody who runs interference for Obama on this one issue [the Benghazi attack] is deliberately misleading the American people," NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell told Sean Hannity during his "Media Mash" appearance on the October 18 Hannity. "The record is clear here" that the Obama administration took weeks to publicly admit that the assassination of Amb. Chris Stevens and three others at the Benghazi consulate was a terrorist attack.

Hannity and Bozell also discussed how the media "never vetted" Obama in 2008 and are failing to scrutinize his economic record as president now (watch the segment in the video embedded below the page break):


SEAN HANNITY, host: This year, up 'til Mitt Romney confronting him in these debates about his record, the media never asked him,"You said you'd cut the deficit in half, you gave us $6 trillion dollars in debt." Nineteen days out of the election, he's never been asked that, Brent Bozell.

BRENT BOZELL, Media Research Center founder: Let's reverse this. Mitt Romney, George Bush, when you've been asked the tough questions for two, three, four, seven, ten years non-stop, you're going to... know how to answer those questions.... And not only has he not been asked the tough questions, he's not been asked to speak spontaneously... and suddenly, it's unedited, the real thing, and he had nothing. It was kind of embarrassing.

Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd is the Managing Editor for NewsBusters