7:00 am May 16, 2011, by jgalloway
While Newt Gingrich was addressing a crowd of GOP faithful in Macon on Friday night, Denny Schaffer over at Talk920 (WGKA) was putting together a program that fits into the category of great radio.
The topic of the evening was Gov. Nathan Deal’s decision to refuse Fox5 Atlanta’s access to the state Capitol ceremonies surrounding the signing of HB 87, the bill addressing illegal immigration.
The cause: A Fox5 piece aired the day before, examining $90,000 paid to the governor’s daughter-in-law, Denise Deal, for her services as a campaign fundraiser. The primary question was whether her company, Southern Magnolia Capital, was a transparent recipient of Deal’s cash.
Brian Robinson, the spokesman for the governor, was on the horn with Schaffer, when the author of the Fox5 piece, Dale Russell, joined in. Below is a 13-minute portion of a longer confrontation, sent to us by Schaffer:
It’s well worth your time.
- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider
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