Sep
01
1988

Ben Stein

TV's Two-Faced Pundit

CNN Crossfire on Gary Hart and the Media (5/12/87): Host Tom Braden: Ben Stein is a media critic in Los Angeles, and I'd like to ask him...does a candidate's private life have any bearing on what he does as a private official? Ben Stein: Absolutely. If you have a presidential candidate who is having a different girlfriend every week or sometimes a couple of times a week for 12 or 14 years, you have a person whose mental health is at issue.... Braden: Do you think [asking candidates if they've ever committed adultery] is a good idea? Stein: I think […]