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    Betsy DeVos calls 60 minutes "a total waste of a half hour"




    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Furious about her treatment on the CBS news-magazine program on Sunday night, Betsy DeVos spoke to reporters on Monday, and called “60 Minutes” a “total waste of a halfhour.”

    “I had never watched ‘60 Minutes’ before, but I can tell you this, I will never watch it again,” the Education Secretary said. “I have better things to do with a half hour of my time.”

    Calling her interviewer, Lesley Stahl, a practitioner of “gotcha journalism at its worst,” DeVos said that it was “very unfair of her to ask me so many questions about education.”

    “She asked me one thing about schools, and then another, and another,” she said. “If I had to answer every question she had about schools, I would have had to bone up on education for a month.”

    DeVos said that she was “frustrated” that Stahl neglected to ask her about any of her “really good ideas” for the nation’s schools, such as “purchasing guns for teachers with money that is currently being wasted onbooks.”

    “If a bear comes into your classroom, throwing a book at him will only stun him momentarily, at best,” DeVos said.



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    60 Minutes is a waste of a whole hour every week.................
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bo-4 View Post

    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Furious about her treatment on the CBS news-magazine program on Sunday night, Betsy DeVos spoke to reporters on Monday, and called “60 Minutes” a “total waste of a halfhour.”
    This one was not as funny as some of the stories you post. Still, thank you.
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    Another waste of space by Bo-4 .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bo-4 View Post



    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Furious about her treatment on the CBS news-magazine program on Sunday night, Betsy DeVos spoke to reporters on Monday, and called “60 Minutes” a “total waste of a halfhour.”

    “I had never watched ‘60 Minutes’ before, but I can tell you this, I will never watch it again,” the Education Secretary said. “I have better things to do with a half hour of my time.”

    Calling her interviewer, Lesley Stahl, a practitioner of “gotcha journalism at its worst,” DeVos said that it was “very unfair of her to ask me so many questions about education.”

    “She asked me one thing about schools, and then another, and another,” she said. “If I had to answer every question she had about schools, I would have had to bone up on education for a month.”

    DeVos said that she was “frustrated” that Stahl neglected to ask her about any of her “really good ideas” for the nation’s schools, such as “purchasing guns for teachers with money that is currently being wasted onbooks.”

    “If a bear comes into your classroom, throwing a book at him will only stun him momentarily, at best,” DeVos said.



    https://www.newyorker.com/humor/boro...of-a-half-hour
    I really don't know much about DeVos or her background, but during the interview she came off as not having a clue and it appeared that in this job she has, she is in over her head and/or is a space cadet.
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    Red face

    Not a total waste...

    ... at least ever'body got to see...

    ... what an 'entitled' bubblebrain she is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    I really don't know much about DeVos or her background, but during the interview she came off as not having a clue and it appeared that in this job she has, she is in over her head and/or is a space cadet.
    Much like most of the cabinet we've seen so far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Safety View Post
    Much like most of the cabinet we've seen so far.
    Imagine how much President Trump will get done in the next seven years as his cabinet becomes better and better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    Imagine how much President Trump will get don in the next seven years as his cabinet becomes better and better.
    I'd imagine he would have shelves and cupboards in that time. A good stain would set it off also.
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    Imagine how much President Trump will get done in the next seven years as his cabinet becomes better and better.
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    I'd imagine he would have shelves and cupboards in that time. A good stain would set it off also.
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