Clinton Points Finger At Right Wingers On Fox News; FNC’s Wallace ‘Felt As If A Mountain Was Coming Down In Front Of Me’

In case you missed it, here’s Fox News’ interview with Bill Clinton that aired over the weekend in which Chris Wallace asks the former president what he thinks about recent criticism over his failure to capture Osama bin Laden while in office.

  • Wallace told FishbowlDC he “felt as if a mountain was coming down in front of me.’
  • As of Sunday night, clips of the interview posted on YouTube, like this one, had been viewed well over 1,000,000 times. LonelyGirl15’s “First Kiss,” as a reference point, was viewed 643,000 times yesterday.
  • Fox News Channel promoted the interview hourly on Sunday, billing the showdown between Wallace and Clinton with ion-screen teasers such as “He’s On Fire,” “Gloves Come Off,” “Touching a Nerve,” “He’s On Fire” and “Battle Royale.”
  • A Clinton spokesman says Wallace “hid behind his viewers” and attacked the president.
  • The Internet buzz is, as you’d expect, palpable.