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This remote outpost of the bottom of three steep mountains about fourteen miles from the Pakistan border.
So the week after the elections I'm I'm I'm counting on your help.
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Have you all on to talk about your book so banks are Koreans morning.
I am at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.
And even -- god has been put back in the platform the weather is still brutally human.
You'd think that he'd be pleased and we're what would you know bestow upon messes -- some mercy but now not the case and and just this -- the -- audience into the the floor behind me and Bill Clinton was here last night giving a rousing speech.
And what is ready for the big show tonight.
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Most -- country sports ordinarily threat diminish its.
-- it was fifteen minutes longer.
Then the nominating speech he gave in 1988.
Which was in enormously long when he nominated make the carcass -- first burst on the national stage by.
By giving to longer speech this 115 minutes longer than that but of course.
He's in a different place than it was a little better received.
-- the America persuasive case.
Objective -- What because they have such a complicated relationship President Obama and President Clinton the Obama campaign sees him.
Kind of as an independent voice and -- -- somebody who can.
Come and speak to swing voters.
People who who are ambivalent about President Obama and make an economic case.
They feel Obama campaign officials feel the Bill Clinton did that effectively.
Last night but.
-- there was also some.
Some smiling because of course as the speech was edited down our campaign officials were following all along and then they'd see Bill Clinton.
Had everything back in.
Because you know he writes his own speeches obviously so they laughed as they don't remember remember -- that was taken out but here goes is gonna do that it clean up Clinton's being Clinton.
Trip to didn't help the president.
I think he can help the president Ahmadinejad I think that you know.
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-- I think you did that's actually complicated question I don't know this race is so -- -- doesn't undecided.
Some -- assault -- don't lives about partner -- afternoon it's rude I applaud his -- I don't wanna say that it goes imported on self -- -- Yeah like I said Clinton you know Clinton is Clinton now and end.
I mean he you know he's he he obviously was loving every minute.
Public speaker I can think of an American politics today who works off the crowd as much and I I've seen him speak a lot of -- know you have to.
That has that be warned of his best speeches that I've ever seen and give just in terms of how much she was interacting with the crowd in going off the -- and seeming to enjoy himself.
Do I think he can make a difference.
It's possible that in states like Ohio and Virginia.
Where there are these voters who don't feel all that positive president Obama's record.
Bill Clinton can can.
-- one persuade able factor his popularity ratings are higher than they've ever been in his entire political career according to some polls so.
Potentially sure but at the end of the day.
I think -- tomorrow morning's jobs report.
Will mean a lot more.
Then then Bill Clinton's speech or or even president Obama's.
-- want to stay on jobs report.
Reveals -- were so loaded point 3% unemployment.
I mean I think that you know this is it going to be a tough election for President Obama in less in the next.
Few months there's some serious uptick in jobs it's its it and it.
There may be immunize hurt or heard one report during that the for your previous segment.
That that some predicted more than 200000 jobs created in the private sector I guess we'll see tomorrow morning.
You know these economic numbers are very very tough -- or Toronto on and and that's one of the reasons you've heard.
A lot of other focuses at this convention Michelle Obama.
Not so much talking about what President Obama her husband achieved.
But talking more about what motivates him because one of advantages President Obama has over Mitt Romney is.
Voters even though they don't necessarily approve of the job he's doing as president especially.
With the economy.
They do think that he understands.
Their problems their concerns and is motivated to help them.
And at the end of the day.
That might make the difference -- might be that 1% in Northern Virginia 1% in Shaker Heights Ohio.
You know 1% in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
And -- that's why you haven't heard as much about.
The economy as as perhaps.
You would if if you know if the unemployment -- 6% as opposed eight point three.
-- -- -- temperature of one house correspondent for.
ABC news -- you'll love Joseph right for the times there are times.
And The New Yorker before you went -- television.
Yeah yes I've I've written I mean and I never was full time but I've I've contributed to the times -- your friends in The New Yorker might question -- -- nation and its exit.
-- you'll writer before you went -- television.
Yes when I was a -- a -- that yeah.
I I started off at Washington city paper.
You know David Carr churn the immediate media writer for the near times that he was my mom my first full time Boston journalism -- He convinced -- tentative start in journalism and I started at the alternative weekly in Washington DC and and slowly worked my way to this chair or -- important here and there.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Promise -- tapper most famously is -- -- and most but does say after the present bubbles like to.
But he thought the media.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- single I don't know -- I don't know this election cycle I mean I think -- 2008.
That the media could have been a little bit more fair to Hillary Clinton could all have been could have been a little bit more fair it says Senator McCain in some instances I think generally speaking.
You know most reporters are fair -- editors are fair but.
The for a lot of reasons.
One of them being that.
You know Barack Obama ran a better campaign and other being he had this great personal story but for a lot of reasons I think the coverage could have been more fair in 2008.
It's a little too early to say right now about the 2012 coverage.
I think that.
You know I think that that.
Reporters need to be vigilant to make sure that that their writing not just -- or we're talking into the camera not just for.
On the upper west side but also for in other in laws in Missouri.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Does the news for the people who -- to cocktail parties -- and -- out of Manhattan which happened to do Terrell and I'm accords.
Most of America -- development and Don -- to.
Move don't know.
I think I mean I think it's important I think it's important to keep you know in mind that that you know make it even though there is this.
Media behemoth in the in Manhattan and that that's not where most of of America -- A -- we're gonna we're -- and yeah man after Watson -- -- Andrew braver.
We want to and that's exactly exactly -- talking about.
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