vet the reporters. are they qualified?

The key to better understand this election season is you and your conscience. The cable media outlets have not made this process any easier. lets vet the reporters. are they qualified?
Alma Dale Campbell Brown
She graduated from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, with a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science/International Relations. After graduation, she spent a year teaching English in the former Czechoslovakia.

Anderson Hays Cooper
graduated from The Dalton School in 1985. He continued his education at Yale University, where he resided in Trumbull College, claimed membership in Manuscript Society (one of the secret senior societies), studied both Political Science and International Relations and graduated in 1989.

Wolf Blitzer

grew up in Buffalo, New York, the son of Jewish refugees from Poland. Blitzer graduated from Kenmore West Senior High School and received a B.A. degree in history from the University at Buffalo in 1970. While there, he was a brother of Alpha Epsilon Pi. In 1972, he received an M.A. degree in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.Andrea Mitchell
A native of New York, Mitchell received a B.A. degree in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania where she currently serves as a Trustee, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Annenberg School Advisory Board.
graduated with a B.A. in English literature from the University of Pennsylvania in 1967.  She married her second husband, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, in 1997. Her husband, first appointed Chairman in August 1987 by President Ronald Reagan, retired in 2006. Previously, she was married to Gil Jackson; that marriage ended in divorce in the mid-1970s.

Contessa Brewer
is a magna cum laude graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, where she holds a bachelor of science in broadcast journalism.
Keith Olbermann
grew up in Westchester County, attending school at Hackley. Keith Olbermann is of German ancestry.[1] He was raised in the Unitarian faith. graduated from the Hackley School in Tarrytown.  He started college at the age of 16 and in 1979 he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications arts from Cornell University,

Chris Mathews
attended La Salle College High School. He is a 1967 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, and did graduate work in economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Matthews served in the Peace Corps in Swaziland from 1968 to 1970 as a trade development advisor.

It seems that most of them have similar educational base ad the candidates.

Norah O’Donnell
was born in Washington, D.C. She graduated from Douglas MacArthur High School in San Antonio. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and a masters degree in international affairs from Georgetown University.

John Sidney McCain III
attended Episcopal High School, a private preparatory boarding school in Alexandria.[7] In high school, he excelled at wrestling and graduated in 1954. Altogether, he attended about 20 schools. He did not always obey the rules, and that contributed to a low class rank (894 of 899) despite a strong intelligence.[9][11] He did well in academic subjects that interested him, such as literature and history, but studied only enough to pass subjects he struggled with, such as mathematics.[4][12] McCain graduated in 1958

Barack Obama
moved to Los Angeles, where he studied at Occidental College for two years.[9] He then transferred to Columbia University in New York City, where he majored in political science with a specialization in international relations.[10] Obama graduated with a B.A. from Columbia in 1983, graduated with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) magna cum laude from Harvard in 1991.

Sarah Palin
She attended Matanuska-Susitna College in Alaska for one term, returning to the University of Idaho to complete her Bachelor of Science degree in communicationsjournalism, graduating in 1987

Joseph Robinette “Joe” Biden,, Jr.
attended the University of Delaware in Newark,[10] where by his own later description he was a lazy student;[11] He graduated with a double major in history and political science in 1965,[2] ranked 506th of 688 in his class.[12] He went on to receive his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law in 1968,[10] where by his own description he again underperformed and ranked 76th of 85 students.[11][13] He was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 1969.

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  1. RaiulBaztepo
    Mar 31, 2009 @ 16:34:56

    Very Interesting post! Thank you for such interesting resource!
    PS: Sorry for my bad english, I’v just started to learn this language 😉
    See you!
    Your, Raiul Baztepo

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