Poor Robert Waldmann, who has been living abroad for a long time, is now being exposed to US TV. Political TV.
And his reaction after a session of “Hardball”? “It is worse than I imagined possible.”
Then again, he admits he was warned:
The point, as has been explained to me by many on the web including Atrios and Yglesias, is to have dramatic conflict in which a tough journalist forces someone to answer questions he doesn't want to answer. The fact that they are not important issues is irrelevant.