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60 Minutes Missed Opportunity

Andy544 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:54 AM
Why wasn't Kroft one of the debate moderators in the Presidential debates?
SdAufKla Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:57 AM
He might well be one next time. His 60 Minutes performance showed that he has the credentials and talent for it.

In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable.

The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama (at his request, no less) and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fell far short of that high standard. It was the kind of softball toss you might have expected if Oprah Winfrey or Barbara Walters had conducted the interview.

The president said of Clinton, "...a lot of the successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work." Kroft should...