Sunday, March 28, 2010

Reporter tries to ambush Mac...........



A few years ago reporter Carole Carr tried to ambush Mac in an interview. Lesson for you reporters, don't try this at home. Carr found herself screaming Mac was at the wrong ambush site as he smoked out her ambush and bushwacked her. Its pretty funny.

9 comments:

tye said...

NICE!

Anonymous said...

Yawn

Anonymous said...

The sheriff handled that very well. The cameraman showed that the media is a bit deceptive by leaving the camera recording. I am sure the sheriff is not stupid enough to believe it was not on.

It is fun watching the sheriff's body language though.

Kingfish said...

I thought it was pretty funny. He took her to school. Who did she think she was? Marsha Thompson?

Kingfish said...

Good training video here for reporters who interview Mac.

1. Have your facts straight. He will roast you if you get them wrong.
2. Don't lie to Mac. He loves that opening because then he can call you a liar.
3. His typical reponse over the years when challenged is to get angry, raise his voice, and challenge you in an attempt to intimidate. Keep in mind he was an actor at New Stage for years and has this down to a science. Its his standard technique as he even used it on the City Council when questioned about Fuelman cards.
4. When he uses this technique, let it pass, then become the pit bull and keep challenging him (remember to have your facts straight) with questions. Don't bother defending your integrity or character, just throwing jabs in the form of questions.

Any other advice?

Anonymous said...

Want to count the number of times he looked at his watch?

Why isn't asking about something his opponent brought up " campaign related"?

I think it was pretty arrogant or naive of him to agree to a " campaign" interview and imagine he was so universally admired that no questions he didn't like would be asked. That is especially true about an issue he admits his " opponents have brought up".

He won't ever lie? The whole medical excuse for not arresting Karen Irby was a lie. A lie of omission is still a lie when you omit facts relevant to the case under discussion and cite facts relevant to someone who is uninsured.

If Karen's lawyers threatened such, then big bad Mac didn't call their bluff by pointing out that plastic surgery beyond basic reconstruction wouldn't be available.

Jane said...

kingfish, you forgot step 5 where he calls your boss and tries to have you fired.

Anonymous said...

Carole, welcome to the SEC.

Curt Crowley said...

"in the wrong ambush site"

Now I have to go watch Heartbreak Ridge again.

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