Tim Russert Prays to 'Ask the Right Questions' for Sunday Show
The host of NBC's "Meet the Press" Tim Russert gave an interview to New York Times Magazine. Editor and Publisher obtained a preview.
Russert criticized Arriana Huffington of HuffingtonPost.com for her regular critiques of him, saying he doesn't read it because there are "so many untruths, it is scary. You know, there's a long history there."
He talked about Tony Snow, the incoming White House press secretary, and how he prepares for interviews the day before his Sunday talk show.
Elsewhere in his Times interveiw, Russert was asked if the White House, with ex-Fox News employee Tony Snow now running the press end, will give favorable treatment to Fox. "I don't think so," he replied. "No more than they got so far."
He also disclosed that he goes to church every week at 4 p.m. on Saturday and prays "that I will ask the right questions" on NBC the following morning.