Thursday, October 30, 2003

The Interview That Wasn't.

I thought that the Larry King exclusive interview with Michael Schiavo on Oct. 27, 2003 was a travesty, best described by Fr. Johansen as a "love-fest" of sympathetic sound-bytes (suitable for airing the morning after) and an endless stream of accusations. All in all it was a successfully-executed publicity stunt portraying a righteous husband mercifully seeking the death of his wife against heartless and inconsiderate parents who are simply "in it for the money."

"Michael Schiavo got the usual Larry King softballs," says Wesley Smith of The Weekly Standard, "Here are the questions King should have asked."

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