Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Who Is Hugh Hewitt?

Mr. Hugh Hewitt. Big in Salem Radio Network. Editor of (owned by Salem). HUGE Romney booster, wrote fawning biography, A Mormon in the White House?: 10 Things Every American Should Know about Mitt Romney (2007). Romney posts frequently on Hewitt's (Salem Network's) TownHall. Hewitt is clearly more "center" than "right".

From Wikipedia:
Hewitt became Executive Editor of in 2006, when Salem Communications purchased it and re-engineered it from a web magazine into a conservative new-media and activism forum. ...Hewitt's nationally syndicated radio show, The Hugh Hewitt Show, is broadcast from Los Angeles and can be heard from 6pm-9pm eastern time; 3pm-6pm pacific. The show can be heard on 112 stations on weekdays and is syndicated by the Salem Radio Network. ... A self-described "Center-Right" opinion machine and "the best in intelligent political talk," The Hugh Hewitt Show covers a wide variety of subject matter. ...

But Mr. Hewitt does not want to honestly cover Mitt Romney's record in Massachusetts.