Timothy Noah: Peter Doocy Is Definitely Stupid, But So Are Many Questions Pitched at Presidents

From a story on newrepublic.com by Timothy Noah headlined “Peter Doocy Is Definitely Stupid, But So Are Many Questions Pitched at Presidents”:

We’ve seen much commentary about whether it was inappropriate for Joe Biden to mumble into a hot mic that Fox News’s Peter Doocy was a “stupid son of a bitch,” and not enough about whether Biden’s assessment was truthful.

The first question is easily answered. No, presidents should not go around calling reporters names for asking stupid questions. Biden later phoned, Doocy said, to “clear the air.”