Jose Diaz-Balart this morning on his daily MSNBC show came up with one of the dumbest questions ever asked on cable television.
Interviewing one of his network's reporters in Gaza about the breakdown of the Israel-Hamas ceasefire, the capture of an IDF soldier and the ongoing artillery and rocket exchanges playing out in the background, Diaz-Balart wanted to know, "How do you describe the ambiance there?"
The reporter played it straight, resisting the temptation to answer, "Jose can you see by the dawn's early light, through the rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air, the proof through the night that the war is still there."
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