ABC’s Martha Raddatz on HBO’s ‘Real Time’


By Alex Weprin Comment

ABC News senior foreign affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz was a guest panelist on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” Friday night. She was joined by Republican strategist Mark McKinnon and actor Jon Hamm.

“Real Time” is a tough show for journalists to be on, given the extremely opinionated nature of Maher and his regular guests.

Indeed, Raddatz was pushed into giving her opinion about everything from the Tea Party movement to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq… the latter two being subjects she covers for ABC. That being said, she has appeared on the program in past seasons, so presumably she knew what she was getting herself into: