Fox’s Megyn Kelly throws hardballs in Cheney interview

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Published on June 19, 2014

The online promo for Megyn Kelly’s show on the official Fox News website says that “Megyn Kelly gets the news of the day – with a little heat!” If you want heat, this interview is for you.

Surely former Vice President Dick Cheney didn’t expect this kind of aggressive questioning on Iraq on a Fox News show, but he sure got it.

Kelly had both the former veep and his daughter — formerly a Senate candidate — on to discuss their WSJ op-ed from yesterday, which accuses President Obama of losing Iraq. She first asks Cheney to answer critics, but the interview gets tougher when she asks him directly how it is that anyone — including Obama — has been more wrong on Iraq than Cheney himself: