“We’re an oasis of no-opinion people. I like it that way. I hope it never changes,” Smith said. “If we’re able to encapsulate the day and give you a sense of what happened, we’ve done our job.”
He doesn’t get the attention of his prime-time colleagues, and he’s just fine with that.
“When you’re doing opinion and spout with rhetorical flourishes whatever your take is, you get noticed a lot. I’m trying to get the news noticed,” Smith said. “If we can present the day’s events to get you to Google and learn more, we’ve done a service.”
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