Chris Wallace: CBS Dad's 'Lost It'
This weekend you might have seen one of the 370 stories about Mel Gibson signing a deal to make a Holocaust mini-series. They ran with headlines like "Furor over Gibson Holocaust project". Yes, it appears Mel wants to make up for the sins of his father in his own way, and no doubt he will still be flogged by the press for it.
But here's a father-son story you won't see 370 stories about:
Chris Wallace: Mike Wallace Has 'Lost It'
"Fox News Sunday" anchorman Chris Wallace says father Mike Wallace has "lost it" - after the legendary CBS newsman told the Boston Globe last week that the fact George Bush had been elected president shows America is "[expletive]-up."
"He's lost it. The man has lost it. What can I say," the younger Wallace lamented to WRKO Boston radio host Howie Carr on Friday.
"He's 87-years old and things have set in," the Fox anchor continued. "I mean, we're going to have a competence hearing pretty soon."
Wallace Jr. quickly dispelled any notion that he was joking. When Carr suggested that his comments were likely to be covered by NewsMax, he responded: "You know what? Fine. Go ahead. Call them. That's fine. I'll stand by that. He's checked out. I don't understand it," beyond the fact that Wallace Sr. has "problems with the war."
"I don't know why he said what he said," he added.