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View Diary: Shep Smith Blows up on Fox News over 9-11 Responder Bill - Kinda. DADT Repeal Passes Senate (64 comments)

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  •  Think his motivation is more about getting the . (4+ / 0-)

    bill passed.

    If the Fox News audience hears that the GOP is uniformly blocking a piece of legislation, there's a chance that they'll reflexively defend the move.  

    If you avoid the issue of blame and just say "get it done" and allow people to save face, some times that's a way to get things done.

    It's kind of sad that you have to treat an audience like children who can't handle the truth, but on some level that is what you're dealing with in the case of the Fox News audience.  

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