Kurtz on Lance Armstrong, Schwarzenegger
The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz breaks down the day’s biggest headlines.
- Duration 8:42
- Date May 24, 2011
The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz breaks down the day’s biggest headlines.
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I've read either time or news or ten years.
Well you know it's perfectly fair question you know and and recycle that operates at the speed of light that you need to once a week.
Magazine committed -- long ago gave up the -- -- what happened last week literate you know what happened last week if you have a computer repair program.
So I think it's played you know I think Newsweek is -- -- war.
A what we -- reported narrative weird you know he where writers -- you know weeks on a story.
Built inside the -- more in depth them you can't either online or even in the daily paper.
And make it's hoping that people operate.
Like -- in law more often now.
I do it kind of its my metabolism I mean the good news is that any time you know it's.
It drops out of the race on Saturday night as he did we -- Saturday.
I -- my computer at home and have a piece up.
Fifteen minutes later of course I have to through pet division to abandon barrel Lopez and all the things he put on that Howard -- But the downside as you're never -- deadline that is an editor can we continue -- -- area that you could let's open about.
Would Newt Gingrich that this morning.
So but you know I'm not complaining it's it's a lot for -- go to yelling at the bureau block from the White House.
Do we are building.
A bureau there.
It's perfectly MySpace but you know -- these days you don't have to be in the bureau you could be a whole new could be your card could be on the road got a blackbird got a iPad.
I mean 24/7.
Senator desperate competition as the Huffington Post -- of -- -- Well I mean in print obviously we compete with time magazine and we -- compete with.
Any good -- about -- well how well the Huffington Post it's a very different kind of publication the Daily Beast it's it's.
Monster in terms of traffic -- -- what -- -- -- But there's a lot of stuff that gets thrown on the topic propose the idea by the Daily Beast.
Is that we selected.
You know the -- stories you should read and we linked everything else that pot on the web and rather than just throw a lot of dust up against the wall.
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Recession or managers are always -- about Lance Armstrong.
You know I -- on the following -- of Lance Armstrong on Friday he was conducting a bit of -- preemptive strike against sixty minutes piece that -- this past Sunday of which -- two former.
Cyclists accused him of using.
-- legal substances surgery some of those toward France wins that that it racked up.
And and what Armstrong told me was.
You don't -- -- 460.
Minutes he felt the show they're treated him unfairly.
Actually minutes would not.
Give -- stronger his -- the names of these cyclists were going to come on cavities and are confidential sources there were going to be in front of the camera.
Making these -- so that he could respond they were negotiating whether he would appear on the program ultimately did not.
Sixty minutes side of it is that they went round and round and round with lance and whatever -- he he they would.
It would whatever Armstrong's people would try to guess who they're mystery -- -- work.
They would sort of going to topple campaign in Dublin negative research and to which -- such -- shore you know some of these people have a bit art that is still offers.
Themselves one of them have a title -- For illegal drug use we have a right to fight back so it got pretty good corporate -- So all of -- -- fund has -- -- us to believe.
That even though they didn't don't at all.
And we now we have of people who have -- brand.
And to give back to metals for don't.
And we have -- animals and her says it was dope and and other drugs and Jeff Taylor right and are firmed on strong I think also admitted that he has sought to open in.
So Armstrong also some believe that even -- -- they -- don't bring you would think but have an advantage he was still able to veto them.
All -- -- -- -- and just since propulsion redundant.
Well look at -- -- stronger tremendously talented athlete.
Who overcame chances.
To win that race seven times that I don't know frankly whether drugs were involved or not he points out particular countries of drug has never failed us -- -- -- So you've got Lance Armstrong -- word verses.
Couple these guys some movement who have made these charges were forward -- -- there's -- little more.
But -- of attempt by sixty minutes but they have credibility -- -- because some of them are admitted don't burst.
So it's hard as a -- to know -- to believe I would just it would question awarded off strong give an interview.
The sixty minutes and the reason is that negotiations broke out over this question though he wanted to know who else was a real program.
Well it probably don't department everybody in the -- on the good.
They all probably all don't don't think.
You do after you know -- -- more and more people.
Are found to have used illegal substances and not just in bicycling but you know Marion Jones.
That baseball actually took steroids submitted the saying that this kind of frustrating for supporting -- you want to just sort of wonder wheel to anybody who just you know -- -- the old fashioned way exercise training you know using the god given talent.
Salt everybody and -- -- don't and Estonia power Sevilla -- and I mentioned given that don't -- Well that would be -- if ever there was still hear what you're the guy who's not doing it and -- -- try to play by the rules and other people -- cheating and -- it's.
-- -- Well lance a story it was a there's still able to bring them so almost ever -- openness to Obey an order for sure that he would be -- -- now Bob Schieffer.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- They're gamers on his losses half million dollars it just lecturer doors to -- and crazy.
-- -- -- -- -- Still as -- articles -- at a much reporters have reported just yesterday morning when Europe for president everything's fair game doesn't mean you can ask all the questions in the Tiffany -- came up with this -- as it did.
On face the nation.
You know I don't know whether the average person cares and he doesn't apparently now all the money that companies with the -- a lot of expensive jewelry for his life.
But that the rap against him is you know this is a guy who is putting himself forward.
To be in charge of the finances of the country and -- eavesdrop and -- half million dollars.
Literally that that you can't pay for right then.
What does this tell us about his own fiscal discipline I don't think you -- I mean I think it's a -- flap of the yen is gonna turn what's more.
Record when he was house speaker what do you want to do for the country now be keep the meeting which are really.
I would have to say you don't -- himself a lot of damage.
The previous week with David Gregory because president of don't want you know publicly defiant to go on TV and -- look title with which contains speculative investor program I think that's too radical change it right wing.
Social legendary it was a phrase he used.
But then completely flipped it -- the right went crazy and then spent the last -- and -- -- trying to dig out.
Told -- had a good line about to test and embellished.
Travelers -- -- -- engagement rings in bulk.
Our current O Ronald like -- a much -- crummy network of Rwanda did this whole thing on -- scandals.
That is all of omitted the dirt bag Eliot Spitzer.
I went on my show on Sunday and I may differ report asserted CNN it is going to do piece about political Director General of the modern era that -- all the promote your name -- their -- and Bill Clinton.
And a whole bunch of others Larry Craig -- How about Eliot Spitzer and the guy I was governor of New York he resigned in disgrace yet he hosts a prime -- show on CNN he clearly should have been mentioned in and -- well was say.
Producers -- -- orders but you know it was it was -- -- that you know -- I'm analyzed senator.