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Bashir: Paul Ryan’s ‘Call Me .. Maybe’

Martin Bashir mocks disappointment after learning he won’t be able to call and talk to Paul Ryan about Richard Mourdock, now that Ryan will not be participating in a tele-town hall with conservative Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Coalition.

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as we reported earlier, the romney campaign is going to great lengths to avoid taking any questions of any kind, and that doesn't just go for the presidential candidate. we're learning that raul ryan will not participate in a scheduled town hall. according to a press release ryan and reid were supposed to begin the call at 6:00 p.m. eastern. now, i had warm thoughts of a glass of burgundy to my left, phone to my right calling in with a question of my own, perhaps about a certain senate candidate from indiana and mr. ryan's shared view on the miracle of conception. however, that conception may occur. it was to our great disappointment to learn moments before our broadcast that the event is now off. that the whole thing according to the ryan campaign was an erroneous report. the event you see listed here, an erroneous report. we called the faith and freedom coalition and they insisted there was nothing erroneous about the release, that the town hall. been agreed upon last week. when asked why mr. ryan would call his participation an erroneous report, we were told by the coalition, quote, it was unclear. what is clear is that the romney/ ryan ticket knows precisely how toxic mr. mourdock's rape comments are and they know how damaging mr. ryan's own views on a woman's right to choose may prove to the electorate. so a telly town hall meeting where the questions would be screamed by the conservative faith in freedom coalition, let me repeat, the questions would be prescreened, that forum was apparently too hot for poor mr. ryan to handle.

>> we are not going to duck these tough issues. we will not duck the tough questions. we will lead.
was apparently too hot for poor mr. ryan to handle.

>> we are not going to duck these tough issues. we will not duck the tough questions. we will lead.

>> mr. p90x, mr. bulging biceps, mr. 6% body fat, but still too soft to take any questions. what a wuss.

With apologies for the 30 second ad.

Spot on and dead funny.

Bonus vid of Bashir going off at a Romney surrogate for avoiding the press a la Palin

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