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Goodness. If there was anything worse than watching Glenn Beck fail to tease a nugget out of former Rep. Eric Massa, it was watching hack journalist Howard Kurtz, who was years ago rewarded with awful reportage punditry with his own CNN show, host a roundtable Sunday about the media’s involvement in the Massa mess.
Around the 6:00 mark, this group finally tackles the question Larry King asked Massa: “Are you gay?” — and the focus is on Massa’s lunch with a Barney Frank staffer. (This staffer, of course, must be a homosexual, because he works for Barney Frank.) As American University’s media and politics professor Jane Hall says, this is “trainwreck television.”