Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Megyn & The Donald

The Trump Wars

“‘We weren't in a war with Donald Trump. He was upset with us, we weren't upset with him. We just wanted to forge forward, and there was no reason to have a dust-up with a presidential candidate who we needed to cover, he's a subject of our news coverage. Understanding those dynamics, there was no upside to saying anything more than I did.’ . . .

“Trump will likely return to her show though, Kelly said. ‘Well, it has to be just right. I think that will be a big moment. Don't you think that'll be a big television moment?’” 

—Megyn Kelly, Fox newscaster and questioner in first GOP presidential debate, in Hadas Gold, Megyn Kelly: We never wanted a war with Donald Trump,”, Oct. 8, 2015

Editorial Comment: The biggest, Megyn.

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