In the Washington examiner, Tim Carney puts a challenge to David Brooks and me.
The cardinal rule of cross-examination is that the examiner must not make statements or make speeches.
Byron York at the Washington examiner begins the process of looking at what Fluke actually said.
c.1300, from Old French examiner "interrogate, question, torture," from Latin examinare "to test or try; weigh, consider, ponder," from examen "a means of weighing or testing," probably ultimately from exigere "weigh accurately" (see exact). Related: Examined; examining.
examine ex·am·ine (ĭg-zām'ĭn)
v. ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing, ex·am·ines
To study or analyze an organic material.
To test or check the condition or health of.
To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises.