President Obama, who has had little luck getting the Fox broadcast network to preempt its prime-time programming to carry his non-State of the Union addresses, has totally outsmarted the network, getting time on Fox by agreeing to appear in one of its prime-time shows.
Obama will join “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh on Saturday as the show celebrates its 1,000th episode. According to Fox, Walsh is going to interview the president. The mind reels.
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Walsh is one of prime time’s more mercurial characters. For example, he told the press back in 2006 that when he was talking to senators about electronic monitoring of sex offenders, “I said implant it in their anus and if they go outside the radius, explode it, and that would send a big message.” (Walsh said it was a joke, adding, “Nobody thought it was funny.”)
Read More: By Lisa de Moraes, Washington Post