Who started the latest round of violence in the Middle East? This pretty remarkable exchange between the host and a reporter on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight show (11/15/12) tells us that no one can really say for sure, but the U.S government will tell you what they think: MORGAN: Like with all these things in that region, apportioning blame from afar is a very precarious business because each side blames the other for the reasons leading up to these incidents. What is your sense of how this is playing out in the international stage? FRED PLEITGEN: It's very difficult to [...]
From a Broadcasting & Cable interview with new CNN hostPiers Morgan: What kind of feedback have you gotten from CNN? They're thrilled. They just tell me not to forget it's an intelligent audience. And to remain independent. And being independent right now is a really good thing. Being too far right or left right now is a bit dangerous, given whatÃƒÆ’Â¢ÃƒÂ¢”Å¡Â¬ÃƒÂ¢”Å¾Â¢s going on in the Middle East. What Americans need is facts. Iwatched some of his showlastnight. The guests were Hugh Hefner and his soon-to-be-wife. I guess that would be neither right nor left–justthe "facts."