Estrich Defends Cavuto & Wilson

By Brian 

In “A liberal’s defense of Fox News,” Susan Estrich defends two of her colleagues:

On the subject of Neil Cavuto‘s Iraq-less Bush interview: “There was no news to be made on Iraq. So Cavuto didn’t use the opportunity either to beat up on the president or to let him say something we’d heard a hundred times. Instead, he asked him questions he didn’t know the answer to, where he might get an answer he hadn’t already heard.”

On the subject of Brian Wilson‘s heated Dean presser: “Sen. Harry Reid was trying to put a perennial good face on a bad situation, while Brian Wilson was trying to puncture it. And that’s what the press is supposed to do.”

Here’s the rest of her Christian Science Monitor column…