Access Hollywood Serves Up One Palin-Bashing Story, Two Kisses for Obama
On Thursday evening, Access Hollywood genuflected twice to President-elect Barack Obama, while taking one more shot at GOP vice presidential pick Sarah Palin.
AH reporter Billy Bush began his
Teasing his story on Sarah Palin, Shaun Robinson roped in viewers with this line: “…Stunning new allegations straight from McCain-Palin insiders: did Sarah spend even more than reported on the clothes, and Palin's most revealing moment.” This bit included a video of Katie Connolly, a political correspondent for Newsweek, recalling a McCain insider saying, “She sailed into the room wearing nothing but a towel.”
Reporter Maria Menounos followed Robinson with a tease about her Obama story: “What kind of dog should the Obama girls get?” Her question was accompanied by footage of the Obama family onstage waving to supporters.
The story about jubilant
Robinson later told viewers, “The Palin wardrobe controversy explodes again,” and played a clip of Connolly revealing a private donor's shocking reaction to the amount Palin spent on her wardrobe. Connolly then claimed a McCain insider told her that Palin “sailed into the room wearing nothing but a towel.”