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In college, professors always said there was never a stupid question -- only stupid answers.
I'm torn by this because I've heard some of those questions being asked during a news conference or a breaking news interview and I come to the same conclusion many others do.
Sometimes the dumb question is forgotten though because it sparked a great answer.
Sometimes you don't even have to ask a question to get an answer. I've been there.
Usually the public never hears or sees the questions -- just the answers.
But in this age of 24/7 news, the viewer is in a position to see all sorts of questions from major media to hosts to local reporters.
Here was an exchange last night at Seymour Smith Park:
Police Chief Alex Hayes: “We’re still trying to figure out what led up to the conflict here in the park.”
Another Reporter: “How do you know it was a conflict?”
Chief Hayes: “Because somebody got shot.”