The host asked on-air “Can I vomit right now?” in disgust as a press conference announcing that Miss Prejean would retain her title, despite her pro-traditional marriage activism, came to an end Tuesday.
His fellow anchor, Contessa Brewer, defended the coverage and said it provided a “great jumping-off point” for further debate on same-sex marriage.
Mr. Shuster dismissed her. “The only jumping-off point is jumping off a cliff if you really believe that people at these pageants have anything worthwhile to say to the rest of us,” he said. “If you really believe that, then that’s your jumping-off point, and I suggest you jump off the cliff, because this is as superficial as you’ll ever see.”
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Amanda Carpenter writes the daily “Hot Button” column for The Washington Times. She was formerly a national political reporter for Townhall.com, the leading online publication for news, opinion and talk. Prior to that, she was a reporter for Human Events. Ms. Carpenter has made numerous media appearances that include segments on the Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, BBC and other ...
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