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Chuck Todd: I’m ‘Embarrassed’ Over Lack of Yemen Coverage

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NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd said that was “embarrassed” over the lack of media coverage of the situation in Yemen on Friday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.”

“I’m a football fan. I enjoy football. But yesterday, I was embarrassed, because I’m looking up, and all three news channels, okay, and all three major cable news channels, I have four TV’s in my office, always have three of the news channels. They’re all on Tom Brady. Yemen is actually on fire, okay? Yemen has the single most important, look, it’s the dangerous safe haven there is between Syria and Yemen, that Yemen, a very dangerous safe haven, and we’re just sitting here going, I’m just sitting there, and man, this is like this, when somebody, while Rome is burning, or while the string quartet is playing on the Titanic, we’re worried about deflated footballs when the Yemen situation is where it’s at? It was one of those, and I’m not trying to be like a news snob about this. But I’m interested in the Patriots story, too, but come on” he declared.

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