Blitzer also defended Russert against criticism by Bill Clinton.
"I think Russert was doing his job," he said. "He was trying to follow up and be Tim Russert. He asks tough questions. That's what people want. I admire him."
Finally, Blitzer took issue with Bill Clinton's complaint that six "boys" - a reference to the other Democratic presidential candidates -ganged up on one "girl," his wife.
"Hillary Clinton is the front-runner," Blitzer said. "No matter if it's a boy or girl, there's a tendency to gang up on that person. It's a natural phenomenon."
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