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60 Minutes Missed Opportunity

burgerboy Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 1:11 PM
I gave up watching powder puff reporting years ago.I would turn on the ending in time to catch Andy Rooney that was it. Why is it still on?

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...