Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer stepped in it last week when he said in a National Journal that interview outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) set off his gaydar, an interview that also contained some unflattering remarks about Senator Dianne Feinstein, whom he likened to a streetwalker. On State of the Union Sunday morning, host Candy Crowley let Feinstein take a swing.
“My first reaction was I laughed, to tell you the truth,” Feinstein said. “He’s clearly got a rather large mouth; all sorts of things come out. I think that’s really too bad, but that’s the way it is.”
Schweitzer had intimated that Feinstein’s outrage over CIA spying on Senate staffers after her defense of the NSA was like a prostitute playing a nun, adding that he’d probably chosen “the wrong metaphor.” (Yup.) Feinstein replied last week by warning Schweitzer to stay away from her husband.
Schweitzer apologized on Facebook a few days ago, but apparently has not done so personally to Feinstein. When Crowley asked if that would help, Feinstein said no. “But it says something, doesn’t it?” she added.
Watch the clip below, via CNN:
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