Why can't they do this on Meet The Press? (video)

Republican candidate for Arizona State Superintendent of Public Instruction and current State Senator John Huppenthal gets schooled by Tempe's Corona del Sol High School student journalist Keith Wagner during an interview about the state legislature's vote to cut career and technical education funding by 99.9%.

:

More like this

Things went relatively well here in Arizona. While Jon Kyl (R) held onto his Senate seat (by a nine percent margin), JD Hayworth (R) got pink-slipped by Harry Mitchell. Thus, the AZ House contingent will be equally divided between the parties (Republicans Renzi, Franks, Shadegg, Flake and Democrats…
One of the nation's top advocates for miners' health and safety, Tony Oppegard, sent a scathing letter last week to the Deputy Solicitor of Labor (SOL), Ronald G. Whiting, mincing no words about their pitiful performance.  Oppegard's letter concerned a particular case involving a worker who was…
As you know you can see everyone who's registered for the conference, but I highlight 4-6 participants every day as this may be an easier way for you to digest the list. You can also look at the Program so see who is doing what. Sol Lederman is the Consultant for US Dept of Energy Office of…
The South Dakota senate has been wrestling over an important resolution, HCR 1009. Here's the original text. It will look rather familiar to anyone who has seen creationist bills roll through a legislature. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives of the Eighty-fifth…

He didn't even have the courage to end the interview, just wandered off, like he had to go to the bathroom or something.

By Snarkyxanf (not verified) on 20 Jun 2010 #permalink

Education is important!

I know so because it's one of the catch phrases that my campaign manager gave me to memorize!

That was terribly unfair. Politicians no longer have any defense mechanisms against reporters who do their homework (it's been such a long time since they've faced any). Someone should have warned the senator that the boy reporter would be tougher than a "real" reporter. No wonder he ran away. Bravely ran away.