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Top 10 Most Embarrassing Political Interview Fails
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There have been more than a few political interview disasters that ruined careers – and many of them are some of the craziest events caught on camera. Whether it’s Richard Nixon being interviewed by David Frost, Jeremy Paxman grilling Michael Howard, or rugby player Mal Meninga getting cold feet and walking out of the studio, these are all examples of bad media interviews. WatchMojo counts down ten of the most embarrassing political interviews ever.

If you want to see more Live TV FAILS, check out our videos on the Top 10 Craziest Events Caught Live on TV:, Another Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Camera: and Top 10 Awkward Moments in Live TV:

00:31 #10: Jaymes Diaz Forgets the 6 Point Plan (2013)
01:04 #9: Michael Grimm Threatens NY1 Reporter (2014)
02:23 #8: Michael Howard Grilled By Jeremy Paxman (1997)
03:31 #7: Adam Boulton vs Alastair Campbell (2010)
04:25 #6: David Frost Interviewing Richard Nixon (1977)
05:20 #5: Diane Abbott Walks Off for a Phone Call (2012)
06:16 #4: Mal Meninga’s 28 Second Career (2001)
07:12 #3, #2 & #1 ????

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12 hours ago
Hillary should have been number 2. Whitewater. Travelgate. DNC-Bernie Gate. Benghazi. Obama No. 1. IRS Targeting Scandal Benghazi, Clinton Emails - which he organized with her, Solyndra

2 days ago
McCain and Palin was such a fucking joke! Lol lol

2 days ago
Lasy- shut the fuck up and let us watch the footage.

2 days ago
sara [why are there two koreas] pailin

3 days ago
Nothing like a creepy Jesus song to bolster your chances at getting elected...........NOT

3 days ago
You could probably make a top 20 with the past year of President Trump

4 days ago
We understand English. You don't have to repeat everything and comment on it. Let the viewer come to their own conclusions.

5 days ago
Too bad you made this before the Steven Miller interview haha

6 days ago
People made fun of Palin for claiming to be able to see Russia from her backyard, but in 2018, Democrats see Russia everywhere.

7 days ago
Sarah Palin could have been the First Female President.

1 week ago
I hated Pailan but she’s still smarter than Drumpf

1 week ago
Abbott's comment may have been potentially divisive. It was DEFINITELY racist.

2 weeks ago
How come this interview was not featured ??

2 weeks ago
what about almost ANY Trump interview?? Or just anytime he speaks??

2 weeks ago
I can't stand Dianne Abbott. Hopefully since the last general election she's completely killed her political career.

2 weeks ago
The Palins, What WHITE N$GGERS look like dressed up?
or is that just the TRAITORtRUMPETS n the GOP of GROTESQUE OLE PIGS?

2 weeks ago
You should talk a whole lot less.

2 weeks ago
Try shutting the fuck up so we can hear the interviews

2 weeks ago
Anything said by Sarah Huckabee Sanders..............

2 weeks ago
SUB-stan-tive, not sub-STAN - tive.

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