Chris Wallace On Michele Bachmann’s ‘Flake’ Question: ‘I Messed Up, I’m Sorry’
Chris Wallace is back again commenting on one of his interviews, but this time he is also apologizing. Earlier today he interviewed Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and rather bluntly asked her “are you a flake?” It’s a question that Wallace now admits he regrets.
Wallace acknowledged that Bachmann seemed perturbed by the question and then addressed his viewers:
“A lot of you were more than perturbed, you were upset and felt that I had been rude to her. And since in the end it’s really all about the answers and not about the questions. I messed up, I’m sorry. I didn’t mean any disrespect.”
Wallace concluded it’s always a learning process, and apparently he’s learned that asking someone if they are a “flake” has undesirable results. Well it still made for an interesting and awkward television moment regardless.
Watch the clip from the Fox News website:
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