Reporters sometimes don’t care who they interview, as long as the person has had a title. Robert Reich, a member of President Barack Obama's presidential transition advisory board and former labor secretary under President Bill Clinton, once said white men should not be eligible for stimulus dollar jobs. Could be why more than 75 percent of the 4-million jobs lost in this economic downturn were men’s jobs.
If you watch the first video, it sounds like a real economic crack pot making comments. Yet NBC puts this person on air, making viewers wonder if crack pot is a term derived from two types of drugs that can be smoked.