Anyone who knows anything about campaigns of any significance knows that the communications guy is busy six weeks out from election day, particularly if he’s parachuting in to fix a lackluster campaign and a lackluster candidate. In other words, Joe Lockhart is busy. And yet, he took a call from Bill Burkett to discuss Bush’s guard service. Why? Because the producer of the 60 Minutes broadcast felt it was vital that he do so. Because the producer of the now infamous 60 Minutes broadcast felt it was vital that he do so.
But — pshaw! — there’s no bias at “60 Minutes.”