The Hull Man catches up with the erstwhile Governor and discusses doctored audio that Barnes used in an ad.
HULLINGER: But I’ve seen the video of the event, and they weren’t asking that question – it was the phony reporters.
BARNES: You never asked why he used his influence for the road? Why he used his influence – there are all the questions that are being asked that he continues to duck. So I think it’s a legitimate statement.
SECOND REPORTER: I was there – those questions were not asked that day. Why did those questions – why were they added in to that?
BARNES: Because they were questions that were regularly being asked that were not being answered. As I understand it, it was a mixture of both questions. I think the “why are you running, why are you hiding, why are you not talking” – those were all as a part of that. The question is, why won’t he stand up and answer these questions? If you have nothing to hide, then you should be able to stand up and answer the questions, just as I’m doing right now. But the problem that he has is, he won’t answer anything; he will not answer anything. And to demonstrate how he runs from every question was what the purpose was.
HULLINGER: But that’s clearly a distortion of–
BARNES: It is not a distortion–
HULLINGER: But it didn’t happen as it is shown to have happened.
BARNES: It certainly did happen as it was shown-
Video of Jon Shirek’s original report below the fold.