Joe Kernan asked John Harwood how many times Harwood had interviewed President Obama — three? four?
I don’t remember Harwood’s exact response but he beamed. He was obviously proud.
Maybe he wasn’t considering how he came across to viewers. Or maybe: a) he doesn’t care, b) he cares phenhome mostly about beating out competing journalists or c) he cares mostly about the opinions of people who share his opinions. I mean, given how Obama’s people treat the media, and especially given how they treat people who disagree with them, what does it say about a journalist that he is invited to interview the President three or four times?