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Hume Fallout Hopefully Coming to Standstill

brit-hume-picture_279x309.jpg Please God, unless Fox News’s Brit Hume apologizes, meets with His Holiness the Dalai Lama or takes up Buddhism, let this story die already.

Although discussion seems to be down to a trickle, over the weekend we were subjected to more doses of the Hume religion saga. WaPo’s Howard Kurtz, host of CNN’s “Reliable Sources”, discussed Hume’s unsolicited advice for Tiger Woods and Politics Daily’s Carl Cannon wrote a piece on it.

Kurtz’s interviews included new faces to opine on Hume’s unsolicited advice, such as David Brody, White House correspondent for the Christian Broadcasting Network. Cannon’s piece was, like Kurtz’s segment, more of the same until you get to his personal observations of Hume, which are well worth reading and include more details around Hume’s interactions with former President Clinton in the Rose Garden and Hume’s religious transformation after his son, Sandy, committed suicide in 1998.

Here’s a sample:

Once, because the men’s rooms in the White House briefing room were occupied and Brit was preparing for a broadcast, I saw him putting on makeup by using the glass reflection on a vending machine. He looked back at me and shrugged, and said with a grin, “Helluva way for a grown man to make a living, isn’t it?”

Read Cannon’s story.

Watch Kurtz’s report.

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